“Platters ~ This Magic Moment” 

01 Mar

“This Magic Moment”

Single by Jay and the Americans

from the album Sands of Time

A-side “Since I Don’t Have You”

Released 1969

Recorded 1968

Genre blue-eyed soul

Length 3:03

Label United Artists

Jay and the Americans singles chronology

“No Other Love”

(1968) “This Magic Moment”

(1969) “When You Dance”


“This Magic Moment” is a song composed by lyricist Doc Pomus and pianist Mort Shuman, and is one of their best-known songs.[2] It was recorded first by Ben E. King and the Drifters.[1] The Drifters version spent 11 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached No. 16 on April 2, 1960.[3]

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Posted by on March 1, 2017 in classic music, nostalgic



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