Glenn Miller & His Orchestra – Moonlight Serenade (1939)

“Moonlight Serenade” is an American popular song with original music by Glenn Miller and subsequent lyrics by Mitchell Parish. When Miller recorded “Sunrise Serenade” in 1939, he placed this song on the back. The song, recorded on April 4, 1939 on RCA Bluebird, was a Top Ten hit on the U.S. pop charts in 1939, reaching number three on the Billboard charts, where it stayed for fifteen weeks. It was the no.5 top pop hit of 1939 on Billboard in the year end Billboard tally of the top records of 1939. Glenn Miller had 5 records in the top 20 songs of 1939 on Billboard’s list. In the UK, “Moonlight Serenade” was released as the A side of a 78 on His Master’s Voice with “American Patrol” as the B side.



UPDATE!

Sighting of Glenn Miller’s doomed plane by amateur spotter shatters theory that aircraft was downed by falling WWII bomb’

[78rpm update – Dedicated to Janette Dillerstone]

UPDATE 2:

School celebrates teacher’s 99th birthday

[Re-dedicated to Agnes ‘Granny’ Zhelesnik in New Jersey]

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