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Moanin' Low is a popular torch song. The music was written by Ralph Rainger; the lyrics by Howard Dietz. The song was published in 1929 and was introduced that same year in the musical revue The Little Show by Libby Holman becoming a hit and Holman's signature song. Since its publication, the song has become a popular jazz standard.
Billie Holiday recorded her version of the song in 1937.
Annette Hanshaw's 1929 version was used in the animated film Sita Sings the Blues.
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