Celebrating 30 years of the Dirty Dancing soundtrack

Music supervisor Michael Lloyd on the making of the 1987 Dirty Dancing soundtrack.
Dirty Dancing celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. (Vestron Pictures)

If you were around in the summer of 1987, chances are you probably heard the songs from the Dirty Dancing soundtrack everywhere. 

The film, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, boasts one of the most iconic and best-selling soundtracks of all time — and MIchael Lloyd had a lot to do with that. He was the music supervisor and was around for the recording of classics like "(I've Had) the Time of my Life" and "She's Like the Wind." 

Today, Lloyd speaks to Tom Power about how he got involved with the project, the making of the famous soundtrack and working with actor Patrick Swayze. 

— Produced by Ty Callender


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