13 July, 2009

Music Monday - (I've Had) The Time Of My Life (Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes)

Dirty Dancing was a massive box office hit in 1987. It was a coming of age drama (romance film) about a debutante's rebellion against her father by starting a relationship with a dance instructor during a family summer vacation.

Its original soundtrack of the same title likewise became a huge success and the song "(I've Had) The Time of my Life", which was used in the finale of the movie, won both the Golden Globe and the Academy Award for Best Original Song, and a Grammy Award for Best Duet.

"Ive had the time of my life
No, I never felt like this before
Yes, I swear it's the truth
And I owe it all to you."

The finale was described as the most goosebump-inducing dance scene in movie history. Kenny Ortega, the movie's choreographer, later became famous for High School Musical.




If you want to experience the goosebumps,
go to this link and watch the final dance scene:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpmILPAcRQo

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4 comments:

Sandee said...

I loved that movie and especially that song. Awesome.

Have a terrific day honey. :)

PinkLady said...

great dance moves in this movie SANDEE... really unforgettable!

Empty Streets said...

Dropping by to say hi and to check out what is new here :) Hope your week started out well :) xoxo

PinkLady said...

thanks for dropping by again Metz =)