Thursday, October 27, 2011

Dirty Dancing Music Trivia

1. In 1988, "Dirty Dancing: Live in Concert," the musical tour, featuring Bill Medley and Eric Carmen, went to 90 cities in 90 days.

2.  "She's Like The Wind" was #3 on Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on Adult Contemporary in 1989.

3.  "She's Like The Wind" was originally written for but never used in the movie, Grandview U. S. A. (1984).

4.   "She's Like The Wind" is only one of many songs written by Patrick Swayze.

5.   "(I've Had) The Time of My Life"  was performed by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes.

6.  "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" won an Oscar, Grammy, and Golden Globe in 1988.

7.    Sylvia Robinson and Mickey Baker recorded "Love Is Strange" in 1956.

8.   "Love Is Strange" was inducted in to the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2004.

9.    "Hungry Eyes" performed by Eric Carmen was #4 on the billboard Hot 100 Charts in 1988.

10.     In 1989, "She's Like The Wind" won at the BMI Film & TV Awards for "most performed song from a film."

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