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Song ID: Bobby Troup – “The River’s Edge” (1957)


Anthony Quinn, a softie at heart, and Ray Milland, who’s got a killer inside him, are both quite obviously over twice Debra Paget’s age, but they wrangle over her in the Mexican wild all the same. And Bobby Troup, who we all dig for “Route 66” and “The Three Bears,” squeezes out just the sort of melancholy “Wild is the Wind”-type of fifties schmaltzola you can’t resist.

Bobby Troup – “The River’s Edge”

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