Moonlight Becomes You (song)

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"Moonlight Becomes You" is a popular song composed by Jimmy Van Heusen with lyrics by Johnny Burke.[1] The song was written for the Paramount Pictures release Road to Morocco (1942) and published in 1942 in connection with the film. Vic Schoen (staff arranger for Paramount) wrote the arrangement.

The song has been recorded many times, becoming a standard, but the recording by Bing Crosby on June 12, 1942[2] is the best known. This topped the Billboard charts in 1942 and spent a total of 17 weeks in the lists.[3]

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  1. ^ Gilliland, John (1994). Pop Chronicles the 40s: The Lively Story of Pop Music in the 40s (audiobook). ISBN 978-1-55935-147-8. OCLC 31611854. Tape 1, side A.
  2. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Pop Memories 1890-1954. Record Research Inc. p. 109. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
  4. ^ "Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved February 14, 2016.
  5. ^ "Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved February 14, 2016.
  6. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Pop Memories 1890-1954. Record Research Inc. p. 312. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
  7. ^ "Bobby Hackett with Strings – Moonlight Becomes You (Vinyl)". Discogs.
  8. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Pop Memories 1890-1954. Record Research Inc. p. 226. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
  9. ^ "Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved February 14, 2016.
  10. ^ "Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved February 14, 2016.
  11. ^ "Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved February 14, 2016.
  12. ^ "Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved February 14, 2016.

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