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Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra

Nelson Smock Riddle, Jr. (June 1, 1921 – October 6, 1985) was an American arranger, composer, bandleader and orchestrator whose career spanned from the late 1940s to the mid 1980s. It was his signature sound and iconic arrangements that defined a generation and his work for Capitol Records kept such vocalists as Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, Judy Garland, Peggy Lee, Johnny Mathis, Rosemary Clooney and Keely Smith household names. Read more on

Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra has 3 songs that have been featured in movies like Buffalo '66, Duplex and Wrestling Ernest Hemingway. What is your favorite song by Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra?


Songs from Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra

Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)
Speakeasy Blues (1928)