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visit my webpage - http://www.joolsscott.co.uk "Moon River" is a song composed by Johnny Mercer (Lyrics) and Henry Mancini (Music) in 1961, for whom it won that year's Academy Award for Best Original Song.
The phrase "Huckleberry friend" was explained by Mercer in an interview with Terry Gross on National Public Radio's "Fresh Air". nostalgic reference to childhood.
"You dream maker" features many leaps of thirds and fifths "you heartbreaker". "Wherever you're going, I'm going your way"'
'Fred' Varjak (George Peppard) discovers Holly Golightly (Hepburn) singing them, accompanied by her guitar, on the fire escape outside.
Paramount Pictures "over my dead body" Top 40 hit.
"Moon River" was released by South African singer Danny Williams, and reached the UK number one. Shortly thereafter, Andy Williams recorded the song. It was a hit for Jerry Butler in 1961. Other artists that have covered the song are The Afghan Whigs, Benny Anderssons Orkester, Paul Anka, Blake, Louis Armstrong, Beru Revue, Mary Black, Sarah Brightman, Liz Callaway, Perry Como, Ray Conniff, Bobby Darin, Ania Dąbrowska, Dr. John, Billy Eckstine, The Four Freshmen, Bill Frisell (instrumental), Emi Fujita, Judy Garland, Karel Gott, Grant Green (instrumental), Patty Griffin, The Innocence Mission (although this version is sometimes incorrectly cited as being performed by Milla Jovovich), Bradley Joseph (instrumental), Kim Yoo-jin, James Last, Johnny Mathis, Jane Monheit, Morrissey, Patsy Ann Noble, Jim Reeves, John Barrowman, R.E.M., Andrea Ross, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Sarah Vaughan, Nan Vernon, Kid Koala, Westlife, and Victoria Williams.
Mina - Canzonissima, Italian Broadcasting Service series of variety.
Elton John Solo Tour 2003 Palais de Festival in Cannes.
Jennifer Love Hewitt biopic "The Audrey Hepburn Story"
singing contest American Idol, Anwar Robinson 2005 season Jason Yeager 2008 season.
Canadian turntablist Kid Koala
1996 Hong Kong film Si Mian Xia Wa ('Four Faces of Eve'), strong Kowloon accent. "huckerbelly flend".
Patrick Wolf 'The Stars'.
Niamh 'I'd Do Anything'.
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