Blue Moon

A lot of people think if you get two full moons in one month, the second full moon is called the “blue moon.” Not sure why they call it blue. Anyway, tonight, we have the second full moon this December.

However, the definition of blue moon isn’t that simple. The real definition is  explained today by Tim Johnson in the Burlington Free Press.  It’s complicated but interesting,  so read the article.   

Ok, so it’s not a blue moon tonight, but the topic reminds me of a doo wap song I really like, which of course, is the 1961 hit, “Blue Moon” by the Marcels.  But to be a little different, watch this clip of a group called Daddy O singing the song in 1979 on that glorious paeon to tastelessness, The Gong Show. The video quality is a bit poor, but this is still fun to watch: 

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