Moonlight Serenade

by Glenn Miller

Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904 – missing in action December 15, 1944) was an American big band musician, arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known Big Bands. Miller's notable recordings i…




I stand at your gate and the song that I sing is of moonlight
I stand and I wait for the touch of your hand in the June night
The roses are sighing a Moonlight Serenade

The stars are aglow and tonight how their light sets me dreaming
My love, do you know that your eyes are like stars brightly beaming?
I bring you and sing you a Moonlight Serenade

Let us stray till break of day
in love's valley of dreams
Just you and I, a summer sky
a heavenly breeze kissing the trees

So don' let me wait, come to me tenderly in the June night
I stand at your gate and I sing you a song in the moonlight
a love song, my darling, a Moonlight Serenade

Written by: Glenn Miller, Mitchell Parish

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