"Sugar Moon" is a Western swing love song written by Bob Wills and Cindy Walker.[1]

"Sugar Moon"
Single by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
GenreWestern swing
Songwriter(s)Bob Wills, Cindy Walker

The song was first recorded by Bob Wills and The Texas Playboys in 1947 (Columbia 37313), where it reached number one, staying on the charts six weeks.[2]


The title comes from a refrain in the chorus:

When it's sugarcane time,
Long around about June,
I'll be walkin' with sugar
'Neath that old sugar moon.

Cover versionsEdit

It has been covered by other artists including:


  1. ^ "Sugar Moon lyrics chords | Bob Wills".
  2. ^ Whitburn (2006), p. 392.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2013). Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles, 14th Edition: 1955-2012. Record Research. p. 99.
  4. ^ "Pat Boone". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved September 6, 2020.


  • Whitburn, Joel. The Billboard Book of Top 40 Country Hits. Billboard Books, 2006. ISBN 0-8230-8291-1