Mr. Lucky: The Songs Of Henry Mancini
Also in the "Easy Listening Trilogy," "Mr. Lucky" covers Henry Mancini’s well-known classic songs as well as some of his lesser known tunes covering thirty years of TV and movie themes, from the mid-50s through the mid-80s, with lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Leslie Bricusse, Don Black, Ray Evans and Jay Livingston, Norman Gimbel, Rod McKuen, Johnny Mercer, Bob Merrill, and Robert Wells. The arrangements again are by Tex Arnold, who also plays piano, and Jon Burr plays bass in this clip. Henry Mancini, the four-time Oscar and 20-time Grammy winning composer, is best known for his Pink Panther, Baby Elephant Walk, and Peter Gunn themes as well as classic songs such as Moon River, The Days Of Wine And Roses, Two For The Road, and Charade. BroadwayWorld.com wrote "charming, sophisticated tribute to the music of Henry Mancini hits all the right notes."