lyricist:Johnny Mercer
composer:Henry Mancini (US composer, conductor & arranger)
publisher:Famous Chappell
Famous Music Group
Sony/ATV Harmony
Famous Music Corporation (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (in 1961)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (in 1989)
sub-publisher:BMG Ariola Belgium (do not use this as an imprint!)
BMG Unisongs Music Publishers BV
Famous Music Publishing Germany GmbH & Co. KG
ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング A事業部
part of:Grammy Award: Song of the Year nominees (number: 1962 winner) (order: 4)
Academy Award for Best Original Song (number: 34) (order: 28)
lyrics page: [info]
SecondHandSongs: [info]
Songfacts: [info]
Wikidata:Q832948 [info]
later translated versions:Αν φύγεις (Moon River)


1960-12-08Moon RiverHenry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus2:43
1961-11-28Moon Rivercover and instrumentalArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers5:11
1961-12-14Moon RiverinstrumentalSonny Red with Grant Green and Barry Harris6:08
1961-12-23Moon Rivercover and instrumentalGrant Green5:38
1961Moon RiverAndy Williams2:47
1962-01-04Moon RivercoverAndy Williams2:46
1963-03Moon River (live, 1963-03)liveAndy Williams3:11
1963-09-09Moon Riverinstrumental and liveCount Basie Big Band3:20
1963-10-09Moon RivercoverAretha Franklin2:13
1964-01-28Moon River (original studio master)coverFrank Sinatra3:20
1965-01-19Moon RiverinstrumentalDuke Ellington & His Orchestra2:42
1966-01Moon RivercoverDakota Staton?:??
1966-01Moon River (mono)coverDakota Staton?:??
1967-11I Concentrate on You / Moon River (The Oscar Peterson Trio)instrumental, live and medleyOscar Peterson6:30
1983-02-17Moon River (live, 1983-02-17: Reflection Sound Studios, Charlotte, NC, USA)cover and liveR.E.M.2:21
1983Голубая Рекаcover and instrumentalМелодия4:36
1988-05-18 – 1988-06-04Pops Salutes the Oscars: When You Wish Upon a Star / Swingin' on a Star / Moon River / Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head / Theme from The Way We Were / The Shadow of Your SmilemedleyJohn Williams & The Boston Pops Orchestra10:50
1988-08-19 – 1988-08-20Moon RivercoverGeorge Adams6:00
1990-08-27Moon Rivercover and liveBob Dylan2:31
1991-05-15Moon River (live 1991-05-15: Borderline, London, UK)cover and liveR.E.M.2:29
1994-09-03 – 1994-09-15Moon RivercoverMichael Lang5:39
1994-09-13Moon River (live, 1994-09-13: Parco Novi Sad, Modena, Italy)liveLuciano Pavarotti · Nancy Gustafson3:23
1994-11-20 – 1994-11-21Moon Rivercover and instrumentalJoe Locke Quartet6:43
1995-02-07 – 1995-02-08Moon River (live, 1995-02: UK)cover and liveMorrissey3:09
1995-02-26Moon River (live, 1995-02-26: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London, UK)cover and liveMorrissey3:51
1997-02-04 – 1997-02-05Moon RiverinstrumentalJames Moody4:30
1998-06-10 – 1998-06-11Moon Rivercover and instrumentalHans Ulrik3:55
1998-10-13Moon River (live, 1998-10-13: Munich, Germany)cover and liveMartin L. Gore3:00
1999-04-30 – 1999-05-01Moon RivercoverE.S.P. Trio3:01
1999-05Moon RiverinstrumentalHenry Mancini3:11
2000-10-06Mancini Medley (live, 2000-10-06: Westin Philippine Plaza, Pasay City, Philippines)cover, live and medleyRegine Velasquez3:55
2001Moon Rivercover and instrumentalBill Frisell with Dave Holland and Elvin Jones6:26
2002-05-30Moon RiverinstrumentalMike DiRubbo8:14
2003Moon RivercoverBarbra Streisand3:41
2005-12 – 2006-01Moon Rivercover and instrumentalLanfranco Malaguti3:48
2006Moon Rivercover and instrumentalLisa Hilton3:35
2008-08Moon RiverinstrumentalRichie Beirach3:10
2009Moon River (live, 2009: The Horseshack, Rock Island, IL, USA)cover and liveJosh Ritter2:45
2010-07-20Moon River (live, 2010-07-20: Iveagh Gardens, Dublin, Ireland)cover and liveJosh Ritter & The Royal City Band3:22
2010-07-20Moon River (live, 2010-07-20: Iveagh Gardens, Dublin, Ireland)cover and liveJosh Ritter & The Royal City Band?:??
2010-10Moon RivercoverAlexis Cole with One for All5:36
2011-02-14 – 2011-02-15Moon River (live, 2011‐02‐14/15: Balboa Theatre, San Diego, CA, USA)cover, instrumental and liveTommy Emmanuel4:25
2011-02-14 – 2011-02-15Moon River (live, 2011‐02‐14/15: Balboa Theatre, San Diego, CA, USA)cover, instrumental and liveTommy Emmanuel?:??
2011-04-30Moon RiverinstrumentalJoe Locke Quartet with Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra9:20
2011-04 – 2011-09Moon RiverBugge Wesseltoft5:53
2011-12-14Moon River (live, 2011-12-14: Les Affranchis, France Inter, Paris, France)cover and liveÉmilie Simon3:21
2012-05-02 – 2012-09-17Till There Was You / Moon Riverinstrumental and medleyJerry Douglas, Mike Auldridge & Rob Ickes2:45
2013-01Moon River (2013 rehearsal version)Tangerine Dream4:54
2013-03-10Moon River (live, 2013-03-10: Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia)cover and liveNeil Finn + Paul Kelly3:26
2015-08-17 – 2015-08-19Moon RivercoverLucia Cadotsch, Otis Sandsjö & Petter Eldh3:06
2015-11-03MOON RIVER (Aimer Live Tour “DAWN”)cover and liveAimer?:??
2016-01-21 – 2016-01-23Moon RivercoverRune Klakegg & Scheen Jazzorkester7:52
2016-05-13MOON RIVER (LIVE AT ANYWHERE Vol.28 [lineme])cover and liveAimer?:??
2016-06Moon RivercoverKarl Ratzer & Johannes Enders Duo?:??
2017-01Moon RiverinstrumentalHenry Mancini arr. Tom Poster3:51
2017-02Moon RiverAllegra Levy5:16
2019-03-28 – 2019-03-30Moon RiverinstrumentalJan Vogler, Ismo Eskelinen3:37
Blue Moon / Moon RivermedleyPlácido Domingo3:06
Blue Moon / Moon RivermedleyPlácido Domingo3:10
Born on the Fourth of July: Moon RivercoverStarshine Orchestra & Singers2:48
Breakfast at Tiffany's - Moon RiverRay Conniff2:52
Breakfast at Tiffany's - Moon RiverLalo Schifrin & Rochester Pops3:34
Breakfast at Tiffany's: Moon River[unknown]3:34
Breakfast At Tiffany's: Moon RiverBlack Dyke Band3:00
Breakfast at Tiffany’s: Moon Riverinstrumental2CELLOS, London Symphony Orchestra3:13
Breakfast at Tiffany’s: Moon Rivercover and instrumental2CELLOS, London Symphony Orchestra3:13
Breakfast at Tiffanys: Moon RivercoverThe Countdown Orchestra3:50
Henry Mancini Medley: Mr. Lucky / Baby Elephant Walk / Days of Wine and Roses / Moon Riverinstrumental and medleyGeorge Blackmore9:41
La Luna / [Moon River]Sarah Brightman7:25
Medley: Baby Elephant / Walk Moon RivermedleyHugo Montenegro4:32
Medley: Baby Elephant Walk / Moon Rivercover and medleyHugo Montenegro4:31
moon rivercover小田和正2:20
Moon rivercover渡辺美里4:10
Moon RiverJerry Butler2:36
Moon Rivercover and instrumentalLisa Hilton1:54
Moon Rivercover and instrumentalLisa Hilton6:36
Moon Rivercover and instrumentalThe Sweetgreens3:14
Moon RivercoverGeorge Maharis?:??
Moon Rivercover and instrumentalLisa Hilton4:57
Moon River (original studio master)Frank Sinatra3:20
Moon RiverTony Baker2:37
Moon RivercoverVassilikos4:20
Moon RivercoverGeorge Maharis?:??
Moon RivercoverLaura Simó4:32
Moon RivercoverMrs. Miller2:22
Moon RivercoverMrs. Miller2:26
Moon RivercoverHenry Mancini & Billy Eckstine2:40
Moon RivercoverSons of Serendip3:49
Moon RivercoverThe Moon Loungers2:57
Moon RiverHenry Mancini and his Orchestra2:22
Moon RiverHenry Mancini & His Orchestra2:43
Moon RivercoverNancy Wilson2:09
Moon Rivercover綾戸智恵2:00
Moon RivercoverThe Gentlemen of St John’s3:45
Moon RiverHenry Mancini & His Orchestra2:40
Moon RiverHenry Mancini2:42
Moon RiverHenry Mancini2:42
Moon RiverHenry Mancini, His Orchestra & Chorus2:41
Moon RiverHenry Mancini2:25
Moon RiverHenry Mancini2:23
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