Moonlight Sinatra

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Moonlight Sinatra
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 1966 (1966-03)
RecordedNovember 29–30, 1965, Hollywood
FS 1018
ProducerSonny Burke
Frank Sinatra chronology
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Moonlight Sinatra is a studio album by Frank Sinatra, released in March 1966. All of the tracks on the album are centered on the Moon, and were arranged and conducted by Nelson Riddle and his orchestra.

The title of the album is a reference to Ludwig van Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata.

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Encyclopedia of Popular Music4/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Moonlight Becomes You" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 2:46
  2. "Moon Song" (Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston) – 3:03
  3. "Moonlight Serenade" (Glenn Miller, Mitchell Parish) – 3:26
  4. "Reaching for the Moon" (Irving Berlin) – 3:05
  5. "I Wished on the Moon" (Dorothy Parker, Ralph Rainger) – 2:53
  6. "Oh, You Crazy Moon" (Burke, Van Heusen) – 3:12
  7. "The Moon Got in My Eyes" (Burke, Johnston) – 2:52
  8. "Moonlight Mood" (Harold Adamson, Peter de Rose) – 3:08
  9. "Moon Love" (Mack David, André Kostelanetz) (adapted from Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony) – 4:14
  10. "The Moon Was Yellow (And the Night Was Young)" (Fred E. Ahlert, Edgar Leslie) – 3:04



  1. ^ Larkin, Colin (2007). Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4th ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0195313734.