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‘Dirty Dancing’ 35th Anniversary Celebrated With Color Cassette Edition Out August 19 & Upcoming Vinyl Reissues

RCA Records and Legacy Recordings Commemorate 35th Anniversary of Iconic
Romantic Film, “Dirty Dancing,” with Release of Collectible Color Cassette Edition
of Dirty Dancing (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)on Friday, August 19

Mondo Set to Release Dirty Dancing (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) and 
More Dirty Dancing in 2LP 12″Vinyl Collection

RCA Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will celebrate the 35th anniversary of the iconic romantic dance film, “Dirty Dancing,” with an evocative collectible color (white shell with grape ink) cassette edition of Dirty Dancing (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) coming Friday, August 19.

Dirty Dancing (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) cassette may be pre-ordered HERE

The 35th anniversary cassette edition of Dirty Dancing (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) honors the Side A/Side B playing order of the original soundtrack album, showcasing these twelve classic tracks the way they’re meant to be heard. The “Dirty Dancing” soundtrack generated two multi-platinum albums and multiple hit singles notably the iconic standard “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life,” performed by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes, which won 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.

Dirty Dancing (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) was first released by RCA Records on July 18, 1987, spending more than four months (18 weeks) at #1 on the Billboard 200. Packed with such unforgettable classics as “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life,” “Be My Baby” (The Ronettes), “Hungry Eyes” (Eric Carmen) and much more, the Dirty Dancing (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) became one of the best-selling albums of all-time, with worldwide sales topping 32 million copies. An RIAA Diamond Award Album, Dirty Dancing (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) has been certified Multi-Platinum (14X).

Later this summer, the Austin-based bespoke merch collective Mondo will release a limited edition 2xLP color vinyl collection featuring new pressings of Dirty Dancing (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) and More Dirty Dancing. Pre-Orders begin on MondoShop.Com on Wednesday, August 24.

“Dirty Dancing” is a dramatic American dance film and classic romance, written by Eleanor Bergstein, produced by Linda Gottlieb, directed by Emile Ardolino, starring Patrick Swayze (as Johnny Castle) and Jennifer Grey (as Francis “Baby” Houseman) in the story of a young woman who falls in love with a dance instructor at a vacation resort. The film’s pro-choice storyline stoked controversy at the time of release and has only become more relevant in the intervening years. Premiering at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival, “Dirty Dancing” was released in the US on August 21, 1987 and went on to earn more than $214 million worldwide while becoming the first film to sell more than a million copies in the home video market.

Relive the timeless love story of Baby and Johnny as global content leader Lionsgate, GEA Live and Karl Sydow announce Dirty Dancing in Concert, celebrating the film’s 35th anniversary on a full-size cinema screen with a band and singers live on stage. With a soundtrack that defined a generation, Dirty Dancing in Concert promises to bring a new thrilling experience to the 80s classic! Tickets for Dirty Dancing in Concert, the North American tour, are available now. For more information visit

Dirty Dancing (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Side A

1. “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” (from “Dirty Dancing” Soundtrack) – Bill Medley, Jennifer Warnes

2. “Be My Baby” – The Ronettes

3. “She’s Like the Wind” (from “Dirty Dancing” Soundtrack) – Patrick Swayze

4. “Hungry Eyes” (from “Dirty Dancing” Soundtrack) – Eric Carmen

5. “Stay” – Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs

6. “Yes” (from “Dirty Dancing” Soundtrack) – Merry Clayton

Side B

1. “You Don’t Own Me” – The Blow Monkeys

2. “Hey! Baby” – Bruce Channel

3. “Overload” (from “Dirty Dancing” Soundtrack) – Alfie Zappacosta

4. “Love Is Strange” – Mickey & Sylvia

5. “Where Are You Tonight?” (from “Dirty Dancing” Soundtrack) – Tom Johnston 6. “(I’ll Remember) In The Still of the Night” – The Five Satins