Moanin’ Low

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composition date
1929
genre
Show
songwriter(s)
Howard Dietz
Ralph Rainger
related performer(s)
Lena Horne

Improv

Schwartz had difficulty finding a tune for Libby Holman to perform in The Little Show. Dietz heard pit pianist Ralph Rainger play an improvisation and quickly wrote a lyric with the hitherto unknown composer.

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