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Moon River

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Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer's film theme for Breakfast at Tiffany's starring Audrey Hepburn. With Chay Blyth. From 2002.

Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer's film theme for Breakfast at Tiffany's starring Audrey Hepburn.

The song was originally going to be called 'Red River' 'June River' or 'Blue River'.

Taking part:
Chay Blyth
Barry Parris
Phil Furia
Gerald Clarke
Richard Hughes

Series about music that makes the hairs stand up on the back of our necks.

Producer: Sara Conkey

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2002.

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30 minutes

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Wed 5 Aug 2020 00:30

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Why Sam Cooke's 'A Change Is Gonna Come' became a Civil Rights anthem

Why Sam Cooke's 'A Change Is Gonna Come' became a Civil Rights anthem

Watch the animation - Professor Mary King describes how the song became a symbol of hope.

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