I stand and I wait for the touch of your hand in the June night. The roses are sighing a Moonlight Serenade. lyrics by Mitchell Parish and music by Glenn Miller. Originally called "Now I Lay Me Down To Weep" when it was recorded as the other side of "Sunrise Serenade" in 1939. It became the signature song of The Glenn Miller Orchestra and first appeared in the film "Sun Valley Serenade." in 1941.