Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes

Album: Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes (1952)
Charted: 1 1

Songfacts®:

  • This was written by Winston L. Moore, better known as Slim Willet. He performed the song in 1950 at Hardin Simmons University but could not get a famous record label to record it. Later, the song was heard and recorded by top artists like Ray Price (#5), Red Foley (#10) and Como. At his radio station in 1965, Willet said, "I wondered if that guy at the label jumped out of the 2nd story window when Como recorded it. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Howard - Santa Fe, NM

Comments: 5

  • AnonymousBeautiful words. This is something my future husband said to me. I didn't understand at the time. At the time he was a Marine. Didn't realize how important the words were until later in life.
  • Ruby Kovar from Austin, TexasLove this song.
  • Al from Bathurst, AustraliaMy favourite Mr C song of all times. Love it to bits.
  • Diana from St Louis , MoI think it was my cousin, Skeets McDonald. He played music on the radio for several years.
  • Dave from Logan, WvWinston Moore may have performed the song in 1950 but someone recorded the song a few years earlier. I used to listen, and sing along, to this song as early as 1947. It was the first song on the radio that I ever learned ALL the words to.
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