With words and music by Johnny Mercer and Henry Mancini, "Moon River" was the theme song to the hit 1961 movie Breakfast at Tiffany's. The song won the Academy Award for Best Music, Original Song in 1962 as sung by Audrey Hepburn who also won Best Actress in a Leading Role. Recorded in 1962 by Andy Williams, it became a #1 hit. Sinatra recorded it in 1964.
Moon river wider than a mile I'm crossing you in style someday You dream maker, you heartbreaker Wherever you're going I'm going your way Two drifters off to see the world There's such a lot of world to see We're after the same rainbows end Waiting round the band My huckleberry friend, moon river And me