Bonnie Guitar

Bonnie Guitar (born Bonnie Buckingham March 25, 1923) is an American Country-Pop Singer.

She is best remembered for her 1957 Country-Pop crossover hit “Dark Moon”. She became one of the first female Country Music singers to have songs crossover from the Country charts to the Pop charts, and have hits on both sides.

She also co-founded the record company Dolton Records in the late 50s, that launched the careers of The Fleetwoods and The Ventures. In 1960 she left Dolton and became part owner of Jerden Records. She was married to musician and inventor Paul Tutmarc.


Dark moon, way up high up in the sky
Oh, tell me why, oh tell me why
You’ve lost your splendor
Dark moon, what is the cause your life withdraws
Is it because, is it because I’ve lost my love

Mortals have dreams of love’s perfect schemes
But they don’t realize, their love can sometimes bring the

Dark moon, way up high up in the sky
Oh, tell me why, oh tell me why
You’ve lost your splendor
Dark moon, what is the cause your life withdraws
Is it because, is it because I’ve lost my love

Mortals have dreams of love’s perfect schemes
But they don’t realize, their love can sometimes bring the

Dark moon, way up high up in the sky
Oh, tell me why, oh tell me why
You’ve lost your splendor
Dark moon, what is the cause your life withdraws
Is it because, is it because I’ve lost my love

Mortals have dreams of love’s perfect schemes
But they don’t realize, their love can sometimes bring the

Dark moon, way up high up in the sky
Oh, tell me why, oh tell me why
You’ve lost your splendor
Dark moon, what is the cause your life withdraws
Is it because, is it because I’ve lost my love
What is the cause your light withdraws
Is it because, is it because I’ve lost my love

Dark moon, way up high up in the sky
Oh, tell me why, oh tell me why
You’ve lost your splendor
Dark moon, what is the cause your life withdraws
Is it because, is it because I’ve lost my love

Mortals have dreams of love’s perfect schemes
But they don’t realize, their love can sometimes bring the

Dark moon, way up high up in the sky
Oh, tell me why, oh tell me why
You’ve lost your splendor
Dark moon, what is the cause your life withdraws
Is it because, is it because I’ve lost my love

Mortals have dreams of love’s perfect schemes
But they don’t realize, their love can sometimes bring the

Dark moon, way up high up in the sky
Oh, tell me why, oh tell me why
You’ve lost your splendor
Dark moon, what is the cause your life withdraws
Is it because, is it because I’ve lost my love

Mortals have dreams of love’s perfect schemes
But they don’t realize, their love can sometimes bring the

Dark moon, way up high up in the sky
Oh, tell me why, oh tell me why
You’ve lost your splendor
Dark moon, what is the cause your life withdraws
Is it because, is it because I’ve lost my love
What is the cause your light withdraws
Is it because, is it because I’ve lost my love