The Music from Peter Gunn is a 1959 album by Henry Mancini, RCA Victor LPM/LSP-1956, the soundtrack of the TV series Peter Gunn. It was the first album ever to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1959. It was followed by More Music from Peter Gunn, RCA Victor LPM/LSP-2040. The opening theme music is notable for its combination of jazz orchestration with a straightforward rock 'n roll beat.
Peter Gunn" is the theme music composed by Henry Mancini for the television show of the same name. The song was the opening track on the original soundtrack album, The Music from Peter Gunn, released in 1959. Mancini won an Emmy Award and two Grammys for Album of the Year and Best Arrangement. In his 1989 autobiography Did They Mention the Music? Mancini states: The wailing alto saxophone solo was played by big band veteran and Hollywood studio stalwart Ted Nash.
Henry Mancini was so successful with his Music from Peter Gunn album that RCA-Victor brought him back into the studio for a second LP's worth of music from the Blake Edwards-produced program. The second Peter Gunn album didn't do as well as the first, but it is almost as strong musically. Notables on the sessions included drummer Shelly Manne, trumpet virtuoso Pete Candoli, and pianist (and future film music giant) John Williams
Henry Mancini and His Orchestra & Chorus. Henry Mancini and His Orchestra. Greatest Hits: The Best of Henry Mancini (Remastered). Hatari! (Music from the Motion Picture Score). See All. Peter Gunn and Other TV Themes By Mancini.
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Tracklist: 1. Peter Gunn, 2. Sorta Blue, 3. The Brothers Go To Mother’s, 4. Dreamsville, 5. Session At Pete’s Pad, 6. Soft Sounds, 7. Fallout!, 8. The Floater, 9. Slow And Easy, 10. A Profound Gass, 11. Brief And Breezy, 12. Not From Dixie. More albums from Henry Mancini: In The Pink by Henry Mancini. Encore! More Of The Concert Sound Of Henry Mancini by Henry Mancini. Mancini Plays The Theme From Love Story by Henry Mancini. The Great Race – Music From The Film Score by Henry Mancini. A Warm Shade Of Ivory by Henry Mancini. Tema D’Amore by Henry Mancini. The Hollywood Musicals by Henry Mancini. Henry Mancini Plays Those Classic Evergreens by Henry Mancini.
RCA Victor – LPM-1956 (US). Thanks to snobb for the addition. Music From Peter Gunn Red Cab Records 2011.
|A3||The Brothers Go To Mother's|
|A5||Session At Pete's Pad|
|B3||Slow And Easy|
|B4||A Profound Gass|
|B5||Brief And Breezy|
|B6||Not From Dixie|
- Artwork By [Coverpainting] – Fritz Miller
- Composed By, Conductor – Henry Mancini
- Liner Notes – Blake Edwards
- Producer – Simon Rady
NotesFrom the NBC-TV Series "Peter Gunn"
Recorded in Hollywood, August 26 and 31, and September 4 and 29, 1958.
180g Virgin Vinyl
High Quality Pressing
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout: J2PP-7172
- Matrix / Runout: J2PP-7173
- Other (Label Code): LC 00316
|LPM-1956||Henry Mancini||The Music From "Peter Gunn" (LP, Album, Mono)||RCA Victor||LPM-1956||US||1959|
|CAPP 1956 SA||Henry Mancini||The Music From "Peter Gunn" (SACD, Hybrid, Album, RE, RM)||Analogue Productions||CAPP 1956 SA||US||2016|
|LSP-1956, LSP 1956||Henry Mancini||The Music From Peter Gunn (LP, Album)||RCA Victor, RCA Victor||LSP-1956, LSP 1956||US||1959|
|ERL 50013||Henry Mancini||Peter Gunn (LP, Album, Mono, RE)||Eros||ERL 50013||UK||1960|
|LPM-1956, LPM-1956 RE 2||Henry Mancini||The Music From Peter Gunn (LP, Album, Mono, RE)||RCA Victor, RCA Victor||LPM-1956, LPM-1956 RE 2||Canada||1959|