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Celebrating the Night Sky: A Playlist

The moon has inspired songwriters for centuries. Here we’ve compiled a list of 15 moon-themed songs ranging from classical to classic rock for an evening spent looking skyward.


1. Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy

2. Moonlight Sonata by Ludwig van Beethoven

3. Fly Me to the Moon by Bart Howard

4. Blame It On the Moonlight by Johnny Wright

5. Howlin’ at the Moon by Hank Williams

6. Moon River by Henry Mancini

7. Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival

8. Dancing in the Moonlight by King Harvest

9. Moonshadow by Cat Stevens

10. Moondance by Van Morrison

11. Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd

12. Yellow Moon by the Neville Brothers

13. Cajun Moon by Ricky Skaggs

14. Harvest Moon by Neil Young

15. The Moon Song by Karen O. (from the Spike Jonze film Her)