Theme from Picnic
This article needs additional citations for verification. (September 2014) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
"Theme from Picnic" is a popular song, originated in the 1955 movie Picnic, starring Kim Novak and William Holden, which was based on the play of the same name. The song is often referred to simply as "Picnic."
The most popular versions of the song in 1956 were instrumental medleys of the song with "Moonglow". A medley by Morris Stoloff and the Columbia Pictures Orchestra reached #1 on the Billboard charts in 1956; another version of the same medley by George Cates and his Orchestra was also a major hit of that year, reaching the top 5.
Andy Williams released a version of the song on his 1956 album, Andy Williams Sings Steve Allen. Harry James recorded a version on his 1979 album Still Harry After All These Years (Sheffield Lab LAB-11).
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 414.
|This 1950s pop song-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|