Music- Blue Moon

Composer

Richard Rodgers
Lorenz Hart

Date

1935

Why was it written?

The song was originally written for an MGM production movie, Hollywood Party. After the movie was released, MGM decided that it was suitable for commercial release but needed much more romantic lyrics, resulting in the lyrics we see today.

Interesting fact:

It is regarded as Manchester City Football Club’s club anthem

Performances 

Stephane Grappelli

Billie Holiday

Dean Martin

 

 

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