Roy Hamilton

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Birthday
16, 1929
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Jul 20, 1969 (40)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1929
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Jul 20, 1969 (40)

About

R&B singer who achieved popularity in the 50's with singles like "Unchained Melody". In 2010, he was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He was a Golden Glove-winning boxer.

Trivia

His 1955 classic "Unchained Melody" has been covered many times, becoming the first song ever to have sold one million copies by three different musicians in the United Kingdom.

Family Life

He had sons named Ray Hamilton and Roy Hamilton Jr..

Associated With

His hit single "You'll Never Walk Alone" was covered by Alicia Keys as part of the Hurricane Katrina relief effort in 2005.

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