Clay Aiken – “I Get Misty”

In 1954 the Erroll Garner Trio introduced an instrumental song titled “Misty.” About a year later, Johnny Burke penned the lyrics, creating the song that is well-known today. “Misty” remained relatively unknown until Johnny Mathis popularized the vocal version with his million-selling recording in 1959.

Although it was never a number one hit, “Misty” has been performed by hundreds of instrumentalists and vocalists.


 Look at me, I’m as helpless as a kitten up a tree,

And I feel like I’m clinging to a cloud, I can’t understand,

I get misty, just holding your hand.

 Walk my way, and a thousand violins begin to play,

Or it might be the sound of your hello, that music I hear,

I get misty, the moment you’re near…

Clay Aiken recorded this beautiful song for his Cd, Tried & True.

Clay has such a beautiful voice…this song shows it off!

The following is a performance by Clay on his Tried & True Tour 



I am flying out today to Pasadena, Ca.  I will be seeing the sites in the city where I grew up!

On Saturday and Sunday, I will be attending Politicon.

 They keep adding more and more people and panels!  How can I see it all?

 I will try and take some pictures.

I will have my Crome Book and will try to keep you up to date!

I’ll be back home Monday!

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4 thoughts on “Clay Aiken – “I Get Misty”

  1. Clay's performance of "Misty" is beyond perfection! The lyrics and his voice blend beautifully together!
    Enjoy your trip to California and Politicon!

  2. Now that was a great way to wake up Martha!! He's always going to be the best singer I'll ever know! Have a great time this weekend girlfriend and I hope you get to see lots of Clay!!

  3. I love this video! You know I have to say that I love that people were just applauding him and not screaming! I understand, to a certain degree, but it's so loud and I have to turn the volume down. That's why I like to hear him in a smaller venue, like in the Christmas concert in Arizona! My screaming days ended when I was in my teens! lol

  4. The first record album I ever bought back in 1959 was the one with Johnny Mathis singing Misty. Clay did the perfect recording of Misty on his Tried & True album. Looking forward to your posts from Politicon. Have a safe, fun trip with your friends.

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