- LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) Gary LeMel, 80, former chief of Warner Bros. Music and once dubbed the ” Godfather of the Modern Soundtrack,” died July 6.
- LeMel has been credited with being the force behind massive album hits like the soundtracks The Big Chill, The Bodyguard and Ghostbusters.
- He was more known for his time at Columbia Pictures where he not only oversaw the soundtracks for ” The Big Chill” and ” Ghostbusters” but for ” St. Elmo’s Fire,” with the No. 1 hit ” Man In Motion” that resurrected the performance of the actual movie.
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