Moon River

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This next one is gorgeous!

A new video added by Chuck Houston as a special dedication to “The Lady with the golden voice.”

With some extra music by Rondo Veneziana.

Shirley starts at 1’50” after a sensitive intro.

Please click on this link to a heavenly few minutes…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOQVmTCmPl8

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Composed by Johnny Mercer and Henry Mancini in 1961, for whom it won that year’s Academy Award for Best Original Song. 

Moon River is most well-known for being sung in the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Audrey Hepburn, although it has been covered by many other artists.

The phrase “Huckleberry friend” was explained by Johnny Mercer in an interview. In his childhood, he would go collect huckleberries with friends along the river, thus it is a nostalgic reference to childhood.

The top photo is from my huckleberry friend Rien