In the Chapel in the Moonlight

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"In the Chapel in the Moonlight" is a 1936 popular song written by Billy Hill and first performed by Shep Fields. Other successful recordings in 1936/37 were by Richard Himber, Mal Hallett and Ruth Etting.[1]

The song was revived by Kitty Kallen in 1954. Her recording, which was released by Decca Records as catalog number 29130, reached number four on the Billboard charts[2] and number five on the Cash Box Best Selling Record chart.

Cover versions[edit]

"In the Chapel in the Moonlight" has been performed frequently since then by singers including:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 528. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1973). Top Pop Records 1940-1955. Record Research.
  3. ^ "45cat.com". 45cat.com. Retrieved May 17, 2017.
  4. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved May 17, 2017.
  5. ^ British Hit Singles & Albums. London: Guinness World Records Ltd. 2005. p. 42. ISBN 1-904994-00-8.
  6. ^ "45cat.com". 45cat.com. Retrieved May 17, 2017.
  7. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 158.
  8. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved May 17, 2017.