"Moonlight In Vermont" is a song written by John Blackburn and Karl Suessdorf.
The songwriter was deeply inspired by the state of Vermont, in the United States Of America.
He arrived in Vermont while traveling with a puppet theater and fell in love with the state.
The song was released in 1994.
The song is very atypical, it doesn’t respect any rules regarding the verses or the music.
The unusual structure might have had a contribution to the song’s popularity and most definitely offered it uniqueness.
The lyrics don’t rhyme, Blackburn even stated that
"After completing the first 12 bars of the lyric, I realized there was no rhyme and then said to Karl, ‘Let’s follow the pattern of no rhyme throughout the song. It seemed right."
The song was covered by Frank Sinatra, Kate Smith, Bobby Womack , Earl Grant, Nat King Cole, The Dorsey Brothers, Louis Armstrong, Les Brown and his Band of Renown and many other dozens of artists.
Dedicated to an American state, "Moonlight In Vermont" gained very much popularity, crossed many boundaries and assured its creator immortality.