Al Coury Joins Hit Parade's Hall Of Fame Committee
February 21, 2011 at 5:26 AM (PT)
HIT PARADE RADIO Pres. JOHN ROOK tells ALL ACCESS. "I'm delighted that AL COURY has joined our HIT PARADE HALL OF FAME committee."
COURY embarked on his music career in 1957 with CAPITOL RECORDS where he rose to the position of VP, helping develop the careers of THE BEATLES, NAT KING COLE, THE BEACH BOYS, LINDA RONSTADT and many others before becoming Pres./Co-founder of RSO RECORDS where COURY, working extensively with THE BEE GEES, unleashed "Saturday Night Fever," followed by "Grease" and ERIC CLAPTON's "Slow Hand."
Another hit for COURY was the soundtrack to the movie, "Flashdance," with the song, "What A Feeling," winning a GRAMMY and an OSCAR for Song Of The Year in 1984.