Unchained Melody by Jimmy Young was a UK number 1 hit on Friday, June 24, 1955 spending 3 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. "Unchained Melody" is a 1955 song with music by Alex North and lyrics by Hy Zaret. North wrote the music as a theme for the little-known prison film Unchained (January 1955), hence the song title. Todd Duncan sang the vocals for the film soundtrack. Jimmy Young, whose version (on Decca Records UK catalog number F10502), hit number 1 on the British charts where it stayed for 3 weeks. It remained in the UK charts for 19 weeks in total. Jimmy Young also later re-recorded another version of his 1955 chart topper in early 1964, which rose to number 43 in the UK. Two weeks after Young's version entered the top 10 of the British charts in June 1955,
Who sang Unchained Melody?
Unchained Melody was performed by Jimmy Young
What year did Unchained Melody get to the UK number 1 spot?
Unchained Melody first became a UK number 1 on Friday, June 24, 1955
How long was Unchained Melody at number 1 in the UK?
Unchained Melody spent 3 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.