Boy Meets Horn

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Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over 1,000 compositions. In the opinion of Bob Blumenthal of The Boston Globe, "[i]n the century since his birth, there has been no greater composer, American or otherwise, than Edward Kennedy Ellington." A major figure in the history of jazz, Ellington's music stretched into various other genres, including blues, gospel, film scores, popular, and classical. His career spanned more than 50 years and included leading his orchestra, composing an inexhaustible songbook, scoring for movies, composing stage musicals, and world tours. Several of his instrumental works were adapted into songs that became standards. Due to his invent… more »


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In the dark of deepest night
There comes a haunting sigh
Floating down from somewhere on high
Oh, what a lonely lullaby

You'll hear a symphony in blue
Whenever boy meets horn
You'll hear a melody so new
When boy meets horn

Low and, oh
So sweet that it seems
It's like the mellow music from
Another world of dreams

You'll hear a strange and tender
Whenever boy meets horn
And when the music in the moonlight
Greets the morn
You'll see him standing way above
The crowd and rockin' on a cloud
Whenever boy meets horn

You'll hear a symphony in blue
When ever boy meets horn
You'll hear a melody so new
When boy meets horn

Low and, oh
So sweet that it seems
It's like the mellow music from
Another world of dreams

You'll hear a strange and tender
Whenever boy meets horn
And when the music in the moonlight
Greets the morn
You'll see him standing way above
The crowd and rockin' on a cloud
Whenever boy meets horn

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Written by: DUKE ELLINGTON, IRVING MILLS, REX STEWART

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