“Clarence”: Lovable Lion from TV’s “Daktari”

Shelly Manne, the legendary jazz drummer, also did extensive film and television session work, including the music for children’s dramatic TV series, “Daktari” (Swahili for “doctor”).

Daktari LP

“Daktari” itself was based upon the 1965 film, Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion, the subject of this particular track from the TV show’s 1967 soundtrack album on the Atlantic label:

Clarence – Shelly Manne

[Pssst:  Click the triangle above to play “Clarence” by Shelly Manne.]

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Clarence - TV Guide