Blue Moon

"Blue Moon" is a song originally performed by Elvis Presley in the key of E major. It was originally composed by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart in 1934 for the film "Manhattan Melodrama," but Elvis's version became widely popular and iconic. As one of his signature songs, Elvis often included it in his live performances. A lesser-known trivia about the song is that it was actually intended to be a ballad, but Elvis's up-tempo arrangement made it more upbeat. The melody of "Blue Moon" is soothing and melodic, with a nostalgic and dream-like quality. It is characterized by its romantic lyrics and Elvis's smooth vocal performance.