The Cincinnati Kid (soundtrack)

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The Cincinnati Kid (Soundtrack)
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Soundtrack album by Lalo Schifrin
Released 1965
Recorded July 15 and 16, 1965
MGM Scoring Stage, Culver City, California
July 22, 1965
RCA Recording Studios, Hollywood, California
Genre Film score
Length 57:02
Label MGM
Producer Jesse Kaye
Lalo Schifrin chronology
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(1965)Once a Thief and Other Themes1965
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Murderer's Row
(1966)Murderer's Row1966
Ray Charles chronology
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(1965) Country and Western Meets Rhythm and Blues1965
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The Cincinnati Kid is a 1965 soundtrack album to the film The Cincinnati Kid, starring Steve McQueen. It features "The Cincinnati Kid", as sung by Ray Charles, which can be heard near the end of the film.

The rest of the album contains film music composed by Lalo Schifrin.


The Allmusic review states "It mixed in snatches of traditional jazz with light mood music, and was among Schifrin's most successful film scores, both sales-wise and artistically".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Lalo Schifrin except as indicated

  1. "The Cincinnati Kid" (Lalo Schifrin, Dorcas Cochran) – 2:11
  2. "Christian's Theme" – 2:08
  3. "The Cock Fight" – 3:04
  4. "The Man" – 2:58
  5. "I'm All Packed" – 6:06
  6. "Shooter" – 3:43
  7. "The Cincinnati Kid (Instrumental)" – 5:25
  8. "New Orleans Procession" – 4:05
  9. "Mr. Slade" – 4:48
  10. "Melba" – 4:09
  11. "At The Farm" – 7:10
  12. "Walking Down" – 3:25
  13. "My Bet" – 6:53
  14. "Gambling Man" – 2:57



  1. ^ a b Wynn, R. Allmusic Review accessed March 13, 2012

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