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Earworm: Blue Moon

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Originally composed in 1934 by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, "Blue Moon" has become a classic and has been performed by a number of great musicians over the years. "Blue Moon" satisfies my moon obsession, that of course started with "It's Only a Paper Moon," and has all the right ingredients for an earworm.
Since hearing the song again in the game Fallout New Vegas, which contains amazing music by the way, I cannot seem to dislodge this song from my brain.


Belle Baker, 1935



Billie Holiday, 1950



The Marcels, 1961


Frank Sinatra, 1961

Blue moon, you saw me standin' alone
Without a dream in my heart, without a love of my own





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