Sunday Song Lyric

Crooner Andy Williams made some press last week for attacking President Obama.  He accused the President of “following Marxist theory” and said Obama “wants the country to fail.”   Yet in the long run, Williams will not be remembered for his own words, but the words of others.  Among his most famous songs was “Moon River,” written by Johnny Mercer and Henry Mancini.   The song was first performed by Audrey Hepburn for the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s, but Williams sang it at the 1962 Academy Awards (where it won Best Original Song), and it became one of his standards.  The lyric begin:

Moon river, wider than a mile
I’m crossing you in style some day
Oh, dream maker, you heart breaker
Wherever you’re goin’, I’m goin’ your way

Here are the full lyrics and a performance of the song.