Moon River

Moon River

Words & Music:

Johnny Mercer & Henry Mancini


Andy Williams' signature song.  In my family, it was a fun thing to teach it to any passing 3-year-old family member and see whether they would belt it out or be non-plussed by the whole thing.  Very fun.  This is sometimes capoed 1.


C    Am     FM7          C

Moon River, wider than a mile,

    FM7             C          Bm7-5  E7

I'm crossing you in style some day.

    Am    C7/G       F    Fm

You dream maker, you heartbreaker,

    Am7         D7         Dm7        G7

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.

      Am Am7/G   D7/F# Fm           C

We're af-ter the same---- rainbow's end.

F                 C    F               C

Waitin' round the bend, my huckleberry friend,

Am   Dm7   G7     C

Moon River--- and me.



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