blue moon

blue moon

Sharky's Machine - Blue Moon

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From '' Let's Be Friends! '' Label: Shimmy Disc ‎-- Shimmy-000004 / SR 7978 Format: Vinyl, LP Country: US Released: 1987 Tracklist A1 Collide Collide A2 Chevy Van Blues A3 Lover A4 Red Goose Shoes A5 Lock And Dam A6 Route Killdozer (Kldzr Hwy) A7 Stray Cat Blues B1 Road Hawg B2 The Postscientific Strut B3 Blue Moon B4 Lear Jet Song B5 Mando The Midget B6 Big Boss Man B7 Motor City Madhouse Produced And Engineered By Kramer At Noise New York 1987. ------------------------ "Blue Moon" is a classic popular song. It was written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart in 1934. Cover versions Mel Tormé did a cover version of "Blue Moon" that reached the Billboard charts in 1949. It was released by Capitol Records as catalog number 15428. "Blue Moon"'s first crossover recording to rock and roll came from Elvis Presley in 1956. His cover version of the song was included on his self-titled debut album Elvis Presley. In Jim Jarmusch's 1989 film "Mystery Train", the three distinct stories that make up the narrative are linked by a portion of Elvis Presley's version of "Blue Moon" (as heard on a radio broadcast) and a subsequent offscreen gunshot, which are heard once during each story, revealing that the three stories occur simultaneously in real time. The Marcels, a doo-wop group, also recorded the track for their album Blue Moon (1961) Other recordings 1935 Connee Boswell 1935 Belle Baker 1935 Greta Keller 1935 Django Reinhardt (jazz version) 1939 Harpo Marx played an interpretation of the song in a medley for the Marx Brothers film, At the Circus. 1943 Charlie and his Orchestra 1945 Vaughn Monroe 1950 Billie Holiday 1952 Jo Stafford (this version is also heard in the film A Single Man) 1952 Eri Chiemi 1954 Dizzy Gillespie 1955 Louis Armstrong 1958 Julie London 1960 Sam Cooke (one of three different versions used in the 1981 film An American Werewolf in London) 1961 Frank Sinatra 1961 The Ventures 1963 A version of Blue Moon is heard in Fellini's 8½. 1963 Bobby Vinton (one of three different versions used in the 1981 film An American Werewolf in London) 1964 Dean Martin 1965 Amália Rodrigues, in Fado style 1967 The Supremes 1970 Bob Dylan 1971 Lee Perry's Upsetters 1971 Sha Na Na 1973 Tony Bennett, with Ella Fitzgerald 1974 Showaddywaddy 1974 Mud 1975 Gene Summers 1978 Grease movie, an arrangement by Jeff Funk was used in the film Grease. 1979 Cornell Campbell 1983 César Camargo Mariano, a Brazilian musician 1983 Vazelina Bilopphøggers, a Norwegian band, (1983) as Blå lys (literally: Blue light(s) 1984 Elkie Brooks 1986 New Edition, for their doo-wop covers album Under the Blue Moon 1988 Cowboy Junkies, a Canadian band, on their 1988 album The Trinity Session. Their version combined the song into a medley with an original song written by the band called "Song for Elvis". 1990 Mark Isham (with vocals by Tanita Tikaram) 1991 Daniel Ash (As an intro to his first solo album after leaving the bands Love and Rockets and Bauhaus) 1991 Ivan Lins 1994 Chris Isaak 1995 Tommy Emmanuel (without vocals) 1995 The Mavericks, this version featured on the soundtrack to the film Apollo 13 1996 Less Than Jake on their 1996 EP, Greased, featuring covers of songs from the musical Grease 1996 Tori Amos has performed the song at several concerts. 1997 Da Vinci's Notebook, Virginia a cappella band (1997, on their first album, as an a cappella song) 1997 The Huntingtons did an instrumental version on their 1997 CD single, The Only One 1997 MxPx on an early Vagrant Records compilation and as a B-side of the "Chick Magnet" single 1998 Course of Empire, Texas band 2002 Komety, Polish psychobilly band (on their debut album) 2002 Samantha Mumba (on her second album, Woman) 2002 John Alford 2004 Rod Stewart featuring Eric Clapton - "Stardust: The Great American Songbook Volume III" 2005 My Morning Jacket for "Louisville is for Lovers, Vol. 5" 2006 Orange and Lemons, OPM band. This version served as the theme song of the movie of the same name. 2006 Ann Ham...