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Just About Every Concept in This Passage of the Wikipedia Article on Fly Me to the Moon Makes My Heart Flutter

January 29, 2010

Frank Sinatra recorded the song on his 1964 album It Might as Well Be Swing accompanied by Count Basie. The arrangement by Quincy Jones has become the rendition by which most people recognise the song. Jones changed the time signature, which was originally 3/4 waltz-time, to 4/4 and gave it a ‘swing’ feel. Sinatra’s recording was a hit and was played by the astronauts of Apollo 10, on their lunar-orbital mission and again on the moon itself by the astronaut Buzz Aldrin during Apollo 11 .

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