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"Moon River" Pan Am North Stars Steel Orchestra(1962)

The top steelbands of the nineteen sixties were also excellent dance bands.

From their Album "Pan Am North Stars" (1962) the band performs a beautiful ,slow dance version of the Johnny Mercer/Henry Mancini composition "Moon River" .

This Academy award winning song was featured in the 1961 movie "Breakfast at Tiffany's"(Audrey Hepburn)

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Comment by Louis George on June 25, 2013 at 10:15pm

This is a "Master-piece". It is also one of my favorite tunes. Reminds me of great times in the past.Keep it coming.

Comment by Ayesha Mohammed on June 25, 2013 at 5:56pm

You are so right, Mrs P.!  the tune sends you in a whirl,  and Panam was hot those days and played sweet. Bet if you play this to all ages now, they hit the floor!

Comment by Mrs. P on June 25, 2013 at 12:17pm

Ahhh -- sweet, romantic steel band dance music.  This so reminds me of the good old days when we could talk endearingly to our partner/lover while dancing. Even if you could not dance, you could sway and enjoy.  Moon River was one of my favorite songs. Thanks for the memories. 

Comment by Raymond Gordon on June 24, 2013 at 9:43pm

This is one for the books .Lets keep it real loving it.

Comment by James Martinez on July 9, 2012 at 9:47am

Great stuff. Bands today, have lost that touch. This is real music. They do not play music like this anymore, only (like the Mighty Squibby sang many years ago,) a whole lot of "brim-bram."

Comment by terry on June 24, 2012 at 5:43pm

During the first few bars of this track, the guys grouped together chit-chatting over drinks would suddenly "bee-line" to the females.

I, smiling, would say, "May I have the honor of this dance?".

Her warmth, her fragrance (April In Paris?).......

The track ends, but you hesitate a bit for DJ to encore....

Now Glen, after the "cheek-to-cheek" you escort the lady back to her seat and thank her.

Why do Men (we good Gentlemen) have to get old?

Comment by kenneth clarke on June 24, 2012 at 3:07pm

Thanks again Glenroy for the fond memory brother.

Comment by BEDE LOPEZ on June 15, 2011 at 8:21pm

very beautiful music, my kinda music

 

Comment by ian jay clarke on June 15, 2011 at 8:04am
Mr Anthony Williams and the legendary Pan am North Stars......still the best ever.....way ahead of their time.....
Comment by Anthony C. Gittens on June 15, 2011 at 7:33am
Sweet music to ear

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