Moonlight Becomes You. 1942. Words by Johnny Burke, Music by Jimmy Van Heusen. The song was written for the Paramount Pictures release Road to Morocco (1942), Featured here with Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour. The song has been recorded many times, becoming a standard, but a recording by Bing Crosby is the best known. Ella Fitzgerald recorded a version on her Verve release Get Happy! (1959). Chet Baker covered the tune in his album My Funny Valentine (1980).