There's A Chill On The Hill Tonight

Album: Showboy Special (1947)

Songfacts®:

  • This was written sometime in the 1940s by Nelson Cogane, Sam Mysels and David Robertson (who wrote numerous jazz standards, including "We three").
  • In 1944, Jimmie Davis and Moon Mullican recorded the song together. Davis' name appears as co-writer, too, but no one is sure if he wrote it or bought it. Davis earned himself a top 10 Country hit with the song.
  • The definitive version of this song was recorded by Moon Mullican on King records in 1947. Sadly, this has not become a major standard like other songs of the time like "You are my sunshine", "I'll sail my ship alone" or "Walking the floor over you." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Patrick - Waterford, Ireland, for all above

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