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# Title Principal Artiste Composers Lyricist / Date written Place Date recorded Matrix Label& Additional Information
924 Moon Country Ray Noble and His Orchestra Johnny Mercer / Hoagy Carmichael w/m `34 London July 6, 1934 OB-7436-1 HMV B-6507, HMV EA-1440, Electrola EG-3127 As above

Moon Country
Moon Country

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Moon Country

(Johnny Mercer / Hoagy Carmichael)

Ray Noble and His Orchestra

I long for that moon country
That possum and coon country
That sycamore heaven back south

I long for that old country
That good for the soul country
Good for cooking things that melt in your mouth

Oh Lord! when my cousin Cindy Lou
Plays a twilight hymn to you
She makes that old piano
Sound exactly like brand new

I long for that moon country
That’s where I should be
‘cause that old moon country is home to me