Moon Walk Anniversary - Top Ten Moon Songs

Jul 20, 2012

By AM740 Staff

Post
Share on

43 years ago, on July 20th, 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the Sea of Tranquillity. Six short hours later Neil Armstrong and Buzz Armstrong became the first men to walk on the moon, taking “one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” Here are our Top Ten songs about the moon to mark this momentous anniversary.

10. Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra

9. There’s a Moon Out Tonight – Capris (peaked #3 in 1960)

8. Allegheny Moon – Patti Page (peaked #2 in 1956)

7. Moonglow – Benny Goodman (peaked #1 for 1 week in 1934)

6. Moonlight Becomes You – Bing Crosby (peaked #1 for 2 weeks in 1942)

5. Blue Moon The Marcels (peaked #1 for 3 weeks in 1961)

4. Moonglow & Theme from ‘Picnic” – Morris Stoloff (peaked #1 for 3 weeks in 1956)

3. By the Light of the Silv’ry Moon – Billy Murray (top star of pre 1920 era huge #1 hit for 9 weeks 1910)
(Performed by Ray Noble Orchestra)

2. How High The Moon Les Paul & Mary Ford (#1 for 9 weeks in 1951)

1. Moonlight Cocktails Glenn Miller w. Ray Eberle (#1 for 10 weeks in 1942)

Join Our Fan Club
Coverage Area
Downtown Toronto
96.7FM
Toronto HD
96.3 HD-2
Kingston to Windsor, Parry Sound to Pittsburgh
AM740
ZoomerRadio Logo

Recently Played: