Brenda Lee turned down "Misty Blue" so it was first recorded by the successor to Patsy Cline, Wilma Burgess, one month prior to the Tennessee Ploughboy.

Eddy Arnold recorded "Misty Blue" (Bob Montgomery) in 1966 for the album "The Last Word in Lonesome". The single was released in 1967 coming close to topping the country chart and showing up on the pop list in the top sixty.

A decade later Jackson, Mississippi's Dorothy Moore cover of "Misty Blue" hit the top ten in 1976.