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"Ba ba bom ba ba bom ba ba dang a dang dang ba ba ding a dong ding"
--'Blue Moon,' The Marcels (1961)
Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart wrote 'Blue Moon' in 1934 -- but didn't write the words above. Singers from Ella to Elvis have tackled the song, but Pittsburgh quintet the Marcels sent it into outer space by adding syllables that were far out even for doo-wop. Rodgers was so horrified by their recording he took out an ad begging folks not to buy it -- he may have changed his tune about his changed tune when the royalties poured in from this million-seller.