BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY MOON

Latest update on 29/01/2019

Artist: Billy Murray
Author: Edward Madden/Gus Edwards
Label: Edison Amberol
Year: 1909

Pioneer days open tenor; biggest US record seller before 1920. Song introduced by Georgie Price (and Nora Bayes) in revue Ziegfeld Follies of 1909.

Covers:

1910:

Ada Jones

1910:

Peerless Quartet

1939:

Clark Gable [in film Idiot's Delight]

1941:

Bing Crosby [in film Birth Of The Blues]

1942:

Ray Noble

1942:

Fats Waller & His Rhythm

1953:

Doris Day & Gordon MacRae [in film of that name]

1956:

Little Richard [see: Baby Face]

1957:

Etta James

1958:

Gene Vincent

1958:

Jimmy Bowen

1958:

Mitch Miller

1966:

Ray Charles

1971:

Johnny Winter

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