What a Little Moonlight Can Do

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"What a Little Moonlight Can Do" is a popular song written by Harry M. Woods in 1934.[1] In 1934, Woods moved to London for three years where he worked for the British film studio Gaumont British, contributing material to several films, one of which was Road House (1934). The song was sung in the film by Violet Lorraine and included an introductory verse,[2] not heard in the version later recorded by Billie Holiday, accompanied by Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra, on July 2, 1935. Peggy Lee covered it with a Nelson Riddle arrangement on her 1959 album Jump for Joy. Crystal Gayle included it on her 1980 album These Days. Steve Tyrell recorded it in his 2001 album, Standard Time.

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