DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES

Latest update on 27/10/2014

Artist: Henry Mancini
Author: Johnny Mercer/Henry Mancini
Label: RCA Victor
Year: 1962

With an anonymous vocal group in addiction film Days Of Wine And Roses, starring Jack Lemmon and Lee Remick. The title is a line from an alcoholic Ernest Dowson poem. Landed Johnny & Henry their second Oscar for best song (see also: Moon River).

Covers:

1963:

Andy Williams

1963:

Perry Como

1963:

Art Farmer

1963:

Peggy Lee

1963:

Julie London

1963:

Wes Montgomery

1964:

Marvin Gaye

1964:

Quincy Jones

1964:

Brenda Lee

1965:

Anita Kerr Singers

1969:

Jimmy Smith

1971:

Johnny Mercer [author]

1994:

Keith Jarrett

1997:

Cassandra Wilson [in film Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil]

2005:

Bill Frisell

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