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Hugo Montenegro

syn, 1925-1981 US, New York City
Composer of Soundtrack and Jazz

Hugo Mario Montenegro (September 2, 1925 – February 6, 1981) was an American orchestra leader and composer of film soundtracks. His best known work is derived from interpretations of the music from Spaghetti Westerns, especially his cover version of Ennio Morricone's main theme from the 1966 film The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. He composed the musical score for the 1969 Western Charro! which starred Elvis Presley.

  • Soundtrack
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • R&B/Soul
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - From "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" on All-Time Greatest Movie Themes & Schemes by Hugo Montenegro & His Orchestra
Theme From "A Fistful Of Dollars" - From the film "A Fistful of Dollars", released through United Artists on All-Time Greatest Movie Themes & Schemes by Hugo Montenegro & His Orchestra
Again on Lady In Cement by Hugo Montenegro
Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White on Cha Chas For Dancing by Hugo Montenegro
The Greatest Love on Moog Power by Hugo Montenegro
Theme From A Summer Place on Cha Chas For Dancing by Hugo Montenegro
Hang 'Em High - From the United Artists motion picture "Hang 'Em High" on Mr. Groovy by Hugo Montenegro
Patricia on Cha Chas For Dancing by Hugo Montenegro
Solo Busanova on More Music from "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." by Hugo Montenegro
Love is a Many Splendored Thing on Lady In Cement by Hugo Montenegro

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Title Artist Year Type
Rocket Man & Mammy BlueHugo Montenegro2017Album
The Godfather & A Fistful Of Dollars Etc.Hugo Montenegro2016Album
Hugo In Wonder-Land & Neil's DiamondsHugo Montenegro2016Album
Others By Brothers & Scenes And ThemesHugo Montenegro2016Album
Mission: Impossible - The Television ScoresLalo Schifrin, Gerald Fried, Don Ellis, Richard Hazard, Robert Drasnin, Jack Urbont, Richard Markowitz, Robert Prince, Hugo Montenegro, Benny Golson, Harry Geller, Kenyon Hopkins, George Romanis, Duane Tatro2015Compil.
John Wayne At Fox: The WesternsElmer Bernstein / Lionel Newman / Hugo Montenegro2013Compil.
Loves Of My LifeHugo Montenegro2010Single
Mr. GroovyHugo Montenegro2008Compil.
The Best OfHugo Montenegro2000Compil.
The Undefeated / Hombre (Original Motion Picture Soundtracks)Hugo Montenegro / David Rose2000Album
Movie ClassicsEnnio Morricone And Hugo Montenegro1996Compil.
Western SpaghettiEnnio Morricone, Hugo Montenegro1996Compil.
The Best Four Themes From Italian Western MoviesEnnio Morricone, Hugo Montenegro, Orchestra Di L. Pagano1996Single
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.Hugo Montenegro1994Compil.
The Good, The Bad And The UglyHugo Montenegro1992Compil.
L'Orchestra Spettacolare Di Hugo MontenegroHugo Montenegro1983Album
The Undefeated ( Original Motion Picture Soundtrack )Hugo Montenegro1983Album
Mood Music FantasyHugo Montenegro1982Album
The Best Of BroadwayHugo Montenegro1977Compil.
The FarmerHugo Montenegro1977Album
Garrote / American DreamerHugo Montenegro / Gene Clark1977Single
Disque d’orHugo Montenegro1976Compil.
Rocket Man (A Tribute To Elton John)Hugo Montenegro1975Album
ゴッドファーザー Part II = The Godfather Part IIHugo Montenegro1975Single
Others By BrothersHugo Montenegro1975Album
Hugo In Wonder-LandHugo Montenegro1974Album
Thème Du Film Le Parrain The Godfather 2ème PartieHugo Montenegro1974Single
Theme From The Godfather, Part IIHugo Montenegro1974Single
Living For The CityHugo Montenegro1974Single
Porcupine PieHugo Montenegro1973Single
Scenes & ThemesHugo Montenegro1973Album
Fantastic Screen Theme Best 12Hugo Montenegro1973Compil.
Neil's Diamonds Fashioned By Hugo MontenegroHugo Montenegro1973Album
The Godfather = El PadrinoHugo Montenegro1972Single
Love Theme From "The Godfather" / Movin' OnHugo Montenegro1972Single
Love Theme From "The Godfather" = Tema De Amor De "El Padrino"Hugo Montenegro1972Single
Theme From The Fox / Theme From The Valley Of The DollsHugo Montenegro1972Single
Love Theme From "The Godfather" = Tema De Amor De "El Padrino"Hugo Montenegro1972Single
Lost HorizonHugo Montenegro1972Single
Love Theme From "The Godfather"Hugo Montenegro1972Single
Love Theme From The GodfatherHugo Montenegro1972Album
Le ParrainHugo Montenegro1972Album
Theme From The Fox / There's Got To Be A Better WayHugo Montenegro1972Single
Yo-Yo / Uncle Albert / Admiral HalseyHugo Montenegro1971Single
LordyHugo Montenegro1971Single
Peace TrainHugo Montenegro1971Single
El Mas Grande Amor = The Greatest LoveHugo Montenegro1971Single
This Is Hugo MontenegroHugo Montenegro1971Compil.
Raindrops Keep Falling On My HeadHugo Montenegro1971Single
Mammy BlueHugo Montenegro1971Album
People... One To OneHugo Montenegro1971Album
Hugo Montenegro PlaysHugo Montenegro1970Compil.
Hugo MontenegroHugo Montenegro1970Single
Lo Mejor De Hugo MontenegroHugo Montenegro1970Compil.
Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye / Good Morning StarshineHugo Montenegro1970Single
Lay, Lady, LayHugo Montenegro1970Single
Viva Max!Al Hirt / Hugo Montenegro1970Album
Colours Of LoveHugo Montenegro1970Album
Le Bon, La Brute Et Le TruandHugo Montenegro1970Single
Hugo Montenegro's Dawn Of DylanHugo Montenegro1970Album
From Hollywood With Love Volume 2Arthur Fiedler / The Boston Pops Orchestra • Morton Gould • Al Hirt / Hugo Montenegro • Living Strings • Henry Mancini • Peter Nero1970Compil.
Moog PowerHugo Montenegro1969Album
Good VibrationsHugo Montenegro1969Album
Hugo MontenegroHugo Montenegro1969Compil.
Good VibrationsHugo Montenegro1969Album
The Good, The Bad And The UglyHugo Montenegro1969Single
Moog PowerHugo Montenegro1969Single
Moog PowerHugo Montenegro1969Single
Moog PowerHugo Montenegro1969Compil.
Hang 'Em HighHugo Montenegro1968Single
Cometieron Dos ErroresHugo Montenegro1968Single
Hang 'Em HighHugo Montenegro1968Album
Lady In Cement (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Album)Hugo Montenegro1968Album
Magnificent Hugo Montenegro!Hugo Montenegro1968Album
For A Few Dollars MoreHugo Montenegro1968Single
Tomorrow's Love (Morir Un Poco)Hugo Montenegro1968Single
Hang 'Em HighHugo Montenegro, His Orchestra And Chorus, Hugo Montenegro1968Single
Interpreta música de ENNIO MORRICONEHugo Montenegro1968Single
The Montenegro BrandHugo Montenegro1967Album
Music From CamelotHugo Montenegro1967Album
Hurry Sundown (Original Soundtrack)Hugo Montenegro1967Album
The Sound of the Hugo Montenegro StringsHugo Montenegro1967Album
Hurry SundownHugo Montenegro1967Single
Hugo Montenegro Y Sus ViolinesHugo Montenegro1966Album
JeannieHugo Montenegro1966Single
Music Festival SpainHugo Montenegro, The Manhattan Pops Orchestra, Jesús Galvañ, Al Caiola1966Album
More Music From The Man From U.N.C.L.E.Hugo Montenegro1966Album
Theme From "The Man From U.N.C.L.E"Hugo Montenegro1965Single
Original Music From The Man From U.N.C.L.E.Hugo Montenegro1965Album
Lush And LovelyHugo Montenegro1965Album
Russian GrandeurHugo Montenegro1964Album
Good Neighbor SamHugo Montenegro1964Single
Spain!Hugo Montenegro1963Album
Country And WesternHugo Montenegro1963Album
Hugo Montenegro In ItalyHugo Montenegro1962Album
Nenella BellaHugo Montenegro1962Single
Boogie Woogie + BongosHugo Montenegro1962Album
Great Songs From Motion Pictures Vol. 3 (1945-1960)Hugo Montenegro1961Album
Montenegro In ItalyHugo Montenegro1961Album
Great Songs From Motion Pictures Vol. 1 (1927 - 1937)Hugo Montenegro1961Album
Black VelvetHugo Montenegro1961Album
Música De EnsueñoHugo Montenegro1961Single
Great Songs From Motion Pictures Vol. 2 (1938 - 1944)Hugo Montenegro1961Album
Temas De Peliculas Vol IIHugo Montenegro1961Single
Cha Chas For DancingHugo Montenegro1960Single
Cha Chas For DancingHugo Montenegro1960Album
Canadian SunsetHugo Montenegro1959Single
St. Louis Blues / Vaya Con DiosHugo Montenegro1959Single
Loves Of My LifeHugo Montenegro1957Album
Music From "A Fistful Of Dollars" & "For A Few Dollars More" & "The Good, The Bad & The Ugly" / Music To Spy ByHugo MontenegroAlbum
Big Band And PercussionHugo Montenegro, Billy May, Tutti Camarata, Jerry Fielding & Jim TylerAlbum
Country And Western Guitars Vol. 2Kelso Herston & His Guitar Kings - Bobby Bond - Rink Hardin - Lloyd Green - Hargus Robbins - Hugo Montenegro - Billy Hutch His Harmonica And Orchestra - Faye TuckerAlbum
Mom & Dad's WaltzHugo MontenegroSingle
Musical Cavalcade Of Broadway, Vol. 3Hugo MontenegroAlbum
Having A BallHugo MontenegroSingle
Con GustoHugo Montenegro, The Manhattan Pops Orchestra, Sonny Lester, Richard HaymanAlbum
Relax With Strings AgainHugo MontenegroCompil.
Nenella BellaHugo MontenegroSingle
Músicas de Filmes InesquecíveisHugo MontenegroAlbum
Soul Of MexicoHugo Montenegro, The Manhattan Pops Orchestra, Richard HaymanAlbum
Perfidia / QuizasHugo MontenegroSingle
Magnificent Motion Picture & Love ThemesGordon Jenkins, Billy May, Hal Mooney, Al Caiola, Hugo Montenegro, Richard Hayman, Sonora Orizaba, The Manhattan Pops Orchestra, Jim Tyler, Kelso HerstonCompil.
Themes From Great FilmsRichard Hayman & Hugo MontenegroAlbum
Por Amor A IvyHugo MontenegroSingle
The UmbrellaHugo MontenegroSingle
Theme From Bunny Lake Is MissingHugo MontenegroSingle
Montenegro Plays The MoviesHugo MontenegroCompil.
Music Festival: ItalyHugo Montenegro, Chorus Della Piazza, Al Caiola, Dominic Cortese, Luciano BelliniAlbum
Hang 'Em High / Music From "A Fistful Of Dollars," OthersHugo MontenegroAlbum
Magnificent Motion Picture & Love ThemesBilly May, Al Caiola, Hugo Montenegro, Richard HaymanCompil.
Viva Max MarchAl Hirt And Hugo MontenegroSingle
Sounds SpectacularHal Mooney, Gordon Jenkins, Hugo Montenegro, Billy May, Al Caiola, Richard HaymanAlbum
Montenegro MagicHugo MontenegroAlbum
Magnificent Motion Picture & Love ThemesGordon Jenkins, Hal Mooney, Hugo Montenegro, Richard Hayman, The Manhattan Pops OrchestraCompil.
La Premavera (Blush Of Spring)Hugo MontenegroSingle
Relax With StringsHugo MontenegroAlbum
Lo Bueno, Lo Malo Y Lo Feo / El Extasis Del OroHugo MontenegroSingle
Country And Western GuitarsKelso Herston & His Guitar Kings, Bobby Bond, Rink Hardin, Lloyd Green, Hargus Robbins, Billy Hutch & His Band, Hugo Montenegro, Faye TuckerCompil.
Theme From The Man From U.N.C.L.EHugo MontenegroSingle
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