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July 20 is National Moon Day

July 20, 1969 the crew of Apollo 11 touched down on the lunar surface, which included Buzz Aldridge, Neal Armstrong, and Michael Collin. One giant leap for man in 1969.

For more information on the First Lunar Landing go to NASA website.

Songs with “moon” in them.

Moonlight & Roses by Jim Reeves

Fly Me To The Moon by Frank Sinatra

Shine on Harvest Moon by Ada Jones and Bill Murray

Harvest Moon by Neil Young

By the Light of the Silvery Moon by Lillian Lorraine

Blue Moon of Kentucky by Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys

Carolina Moon by Connie Francis

On Moonlight Bay by Bill Murray and the American Quartet

In the Evening By the Moonlight by Nina Simone

I Don’t Want to Live on the Moon from the TV series, Sesame Street

Chinese Honeymoon (origin unknown)

The Aba Daba Honeymoon by Arthur Fields & Walter Donovan

Beautiful Dreamer  (“Lulled by the moonlight…) by Stephen Foster

Meet Me Tonight in Dreamland (…the silvery moon,) by Beth Slater Whitson, Music by Leo Friedman

Moon River by Henry Mancini

Bad Moon Rising by CCR

I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry (The moon just went behind a cloud.)  by Hank Williams

Blue Moon by Frank Sinatra

Instrumental Moon Songs

Moonlight Sonata from Beethoven

Claire de Lune from Debussy


Intergenerational Addition

Goodnight Moon a book by Margaret Wise Brown


Here is a PDF version of the Moon Songs Session Plan


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