Music: Honorable Moon

Tin Pan Alley did its bit for China by contributing a theme song for United China Relief. Three of the Alley's top tunesters (Composer Arthur Schwartz, Lyricists Edward "Yip" Harburg and Ira Gershwin) wrote Honorable Moon in one evening and Radio Singer Connie Boswell launched the song on a national hookup last week. Refrain:

Honorable Moon,

each night I sing a song of sorrow:

Honorable Moon,

how soon before that new tomorrow?

When will come an end to weeping

and to broken lullabies?

When will come an end to flaming dragons

over China skies?

Honorable Moon,

smile on my man where he...

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