Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes – (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life
“(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” is a song written by Franke Previte, John DeNicola and Donald Markowitz, and performed by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes. It was released on July 10, 1987 as the theme song for the popular film “Dirty Dancing” with “Love Is Strange” by American R&B duo Mickey & Sylvia on the B-side. The song is celebrated for its energetic and romantic sound, and it has become an iconic love song.
“(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” is characterized by its up-tempo and passionate style, featuring a catchy melody and the dynamic vocal performances of Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes. The song’s production creates a lively and celebratory atmosphere, making it a perfect fit for the climactic dance scene in the film. The lyrics of the song convey themes of love, excitement, and the feeling of having found the perfect partner to share life’s adventures with. The song expresses the idea that being in love is like having the time of one’s life.
“(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” was a commercial and critical success. The song has won a number of awards, including the Academy Award for Best Original Song, the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, and the Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. The song’s association with the film “Dirty Dancing” and its memorable dance scene made it an enduring classic and a beloved love song.
Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes – (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life – Lyrics