Hoagy Carmichael Mitchell Parish Lyrics Sheet Music History The Collection Latest Additions
MOST RECENT UPDATE: August 28, 2011
Welcome to the Hoagy Carmichael's Stardust Home Page. If you are using Microsoft's Internet Explorer, you should be hearing the opening lines of this classic song as performed by Nat "King" Cole.
While you're visiting, you can learn more about Hoagy and about Mitchell Parish, the lyricist who collaborated with him on what many musicians believe is the world's greatest love song. You can also get information about many of the performers who have recorded "Stardust."
UPDATE SEPTEMBER 30, 2O1O: An exhaustive audit of this collection of recordings of "Stardust" has been completed, several duplicate entries have been eliminated and the total number of recordings in the collection is now completely accurate. In addition, the entire collection has been recorded on CD's. As of this date, we have a total of sixty-one CD's, each containing 15 performances of the song. Additional CD's will be added in sets of fifteen.
Click on Hoagy's picture to learn more about this great American composer.
Click on Mitchell Parish's picture to learn more about this renowned lyricist.
Click here to read the lyrics to "Stardust" -- and a translation into French.
Click here to see the sheet music to "Stardust."
Click here to read a detailed history of the "Song of the Century."
Click here to see our list of recorded performances of "Stardust," including photos of the album covers of many recordings of this classic song.
Click here to see a list of the most recent additions to our collection.
Click here to listen again to a .wav file of the first few bars of Nat King Cole's classic performance of "Stardust."
We've compiled a collection, which as of the most recent update of this web page on August 28, 2011 includes 953 recorded versions of "Stardust." Still more versions are, of course, in existence.
If you know of versions that are not included on our list or would like to comment on this web site, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.