Betty Johnson | Fly Me To the Moon

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Fly Me To the Moon

by Betty Johnson

First recorded by Betty Johnson and the big hit Frank Senatra.
Genre: Pop: 80's Pop
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I met Bart Howard, the writer of this song, earlier in my career at the Blue Angel nightclub in New York City. Bart played the piano there and would often take me to his apartment next door, to play the songs he was writing. There I would meet people like Johnny Mathias and other sings in town who admired Bart's work. When I first heard this song I said, "I will record it." However the title then was "In Other Words." Much later Frank Senatra heard the song and instead of singing it as a ballard as I did, he put a swing to the melody and changed the title as well. His "Fly Me To The Moon" was a smash hit. The song you are hearing now was Bart's original intention, but when Senatra made it a hit, all of us cheered.



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