Released by RCA in 1970, Theme From "Z" with the flip side Theme From The Molly Maguire. Theme From "Z" hit number 17 or the Billboards AC Charts.
Henry Mancini was born in 1924, started getting recognized as a piano play when he joined the reformed Glenn Miller Orchestra with Tex Beneke from there his climb to popularity was virtually non stop.
In his career Mancini was nominated for seventy-two Grammy Awards and won twenty. He was nominated for eighteen Academy Awards and won four. He also won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for two Emmy Awards.
In 1961, Mancini won two Academy Awards, one for "Moon River" for Best Original Song and one for Best Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture for the movie Breakfast at Tiffany's. In 1962, he won Best Original Song again, this time for "Days of Wine and Roses". He won Best Original Score again in 1982 for the movie Victor/Victoria.
On April 13, 2004, the United States Postal Service honored Mancini with a thirty-seven cent commemorative stamp. The stamp was painted by artist Victor Stabin and shows Mancini conducting in front of a list of some of his most famous movie and TV themes
This 45 rpm record is in very good condition. It has a little blemish on the plug side caused by a sticker. This is a radio station and rare copy of this excellent record.