Oscar Rabin and His Band - Moonlight Serenade (1947)

Oscar Rabin and his Band recorded the song "Moonlight Serenade" with Harry Davis in 1947 for the Parlophone label. Though the British band was named for Rabin, he primarily handled the business duties and Davis led the band in performances while Rabin played the saxophone. Their partnership lasted from 1924 to 1953, when Davis moved to California to live with his daughter Beryl, who had been a singer in the band for many years.

The swing instrumental "Moonlight Serenade" was composed by Glenn Miller, becoming a phenomenal hit upon its release in 1939 and one of his signature tunes. The non-instrumental version has lyrics by Mitchell Parish.

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