Moondreams (Norman Petty song)

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Single by The Norman Petty Trio
B-side"Toy Boy"
RecordedJuly 20 and 22, 1957; Clovis, New Mexico
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Norman Petty

"Moondreams" is a song written by Norman Petty and released in 1957 by The Norman Petty Trio. Featured musicians are Petty on organ, Buddy Holly on guitar, Vi Petty on piano, Mike Mitchell on percussion and the Picks on backing vocals.

"Moondreams" was one of the four songs recorded by Buddy Holly in a session on October 21, 1958 at the Pythian Temple in NYC with the Dick Jacobs orchestra, the other tracks being " True Love Ways", " Raining in My Heart", and " It Doesn't Matter Anymore". [1]

This version of "Moondreams" was released on The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. 2 and as the B-side to "True Love Ways" (May 20, 1960) in the UK.


  1. ^ "Buddy Holly With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: 'True Love Ways' Available Now From Decca/UMe". PR Newswire. 24 January 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2020.