The song of the day for Monday, December 15, 2014 is “Oh! You Crazy Moon.”
About This Song
“Oh! You Crazy Moon,” from 1939, was the first song that Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke wrote together in what would be a long and successful partnership. The bouncy, uptempo song gained immediate popularity and was widely recorded.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Oh! You Crazy Moon,” in 1964 for his wonderful album of standards with The Ralph Sharon Trio When Lights Are Low, featuring Sharon on piano, Hal Gaylord on bass and Billy Exiner on drums.
“Oh! You Crazy Moon,” as well as When Lights Are Low, is available from iTunes.