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The Pink Panther Theme is an instrumental composition by Henry Mancini written as the theme for the 1963 film The Pink Panther and subsequently nominated for the 1964 Academy Award for Original Music Score. The cartoon character created for the opening credits of the movie by David DePatie and Friz Freleng was animated in time to the tune. The soloist of this song was Plas Johnson.
RCA Records released the tune as a single in 1964; it reached the Top 10 on the Billboard adult contemporary chart and won three Grammy Awards.
Henry Mancini, Pink Panther Theme - The soloists are Plas Johnson on sax, Gus Bivona on flute, and Frank Capp on Drums. Pete and Conte Candoli, John Audino, Carl Fontana, etc... It is the Terry Gibbs Band with of course Henry Mancini on the piano.
The Pink Panther Theme Song - Pink Panther Royce Campbell - Long time Mancini guitarist Royce Campbell’s version of this Mancini classic.- WidipediA: The Pink Panther character - The Pink Panther is the main and title character in the opening and closing credit sequences of every film in The Pink Panther series except for A Shot in the Dark and Inspector Clouseau. His popularity spawned a series of theatrical shorts, merchandise, a comic book, and television cartoons. He starred in 124 shorts (either theatrical or televised), 10 television shows and three prime time specials.
The Pink Panther (1963) - Bumbling and conceited French police inspector Clouseau tries to catch The Phantom, a daring jewel thief whose identity and features are unknown - and is acting right under his nose. David Niven, Peter Sellers and Robert Wagner.
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Common Chord Progressions and Remembering Songs
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Learning the similarities between chord progressions and songs helps you remember a lot of songs. There's a lot more in common between songs than one might think.
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