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Roy G Biv
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      10 comments

All the colors of the rainbow in the acronym ROY G BIV Thanks to my friend LeslieLenore for letting me know about They Might Be Giants and the Roy G Biv song. From 2009 R is for red ... Read more
The Bunch of Violets
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      11 comments

Yeah! I found this song for the rainbow color violet (I was going to cheat and use Purple Haze, or maybe Purple Rain). I don't know the song, but found it on a search. Brendan Shine, 1970, Irish singer It was out in a moonlit garden, n... Read more
Mood Indigo
Monday, April 08, 2013      12 comments

Today's color of the rainbow is indigo. Weird color, sometimes described as a deep-purplish blue. Hmmm, it's actually kinda being dropped as a color of the rainbow, but I did manage to find this song! By golly, I learned the colors by th... Read more
Song Sung Blue
Sunday, April 07, 2013      6 comments

Today's rainbow color is blue! Neil Diamond, 1972 Song sung blue Everybody knows one Song sung blue Every garden grows one Me and you the subject ... Read more
It's Not Easy Being Green
Saturday, April 06, 2013      16 comments

Continuing the Rainbow - today is green! Sesame Street Muppets, Kermit, 1970 Greetings, Kermit the Frog here And today I'd like to tell you a little bit about the color green Do you know what's green Well I am for one... Read more
Big Yellow Taxi
Friday, April 05, 2013      9 comments

Continuing the rainbow - today is yellow! Written and recorded by Joni Mitchell in 1970. They paved paradise and put up a parking lot With a pink hotel, a boutique and a swinging hot spot ... Read more
Orange Blossom Special
Thursday, April 04, 2013      12 comments

Today's color of the rainbow is orange. Per Wikipedia, Orange Blossom Special was written in 1938 by Ervin T Rouse. It served as a rite of passage to fiddle players for many years - if they couldn't play it, they couldn't play Bluegrass! ... Read more
Red Rubber Ball
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      12 comments

Continuing the rainbow - Red Rubber Ball by The Cyrkle 1966 (written by Paul Simon & Bruce Woodley) I should have known you'd bid me farewell There's a lesson to be learned from this and I learned it very well Now, I know you're not the... Read more
True Colors
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      9 comments

I've decided to blog the rainbow this week in honor of my support for equality in marriage for my gay friends. Let my Freak PFLAG Fly! Cyndi Lauper from 1986 You with the sad eyes Don't be discouraged Oh I realize Its hard to tak... Read more
Fools Rush In
Monday, April 01, 2013      13 comments

From way back in 1940 - I love the way Elvis covered it Fools rush in Where angels fear to tread And so I come to you my love My heart above my head Thoug... Read more
Eastertime Funnies
Sunday, March 31, 2013      14 comments

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Peter Cottontail
Saturday, March 30, 2013      16 comments

A classic Gene Autry song from 1946 Here comes Peter Cottontail Hoppin' down the bunny trail Hippity hoppin', Easter's on its way Bringin' ev'ry girl and bo... Read more
I Got the Spring Fever Blues
Friday, March 29, 2013      16 comments

I confess, I don't know this song. I found it when I was looking for Springtime songs. Ella Fitzgerald sang it in 1936 . I feel so lazy, can't do a thing My mind is hazy just like a smoke ring I think of nothing but lying in the hay ... Read more
Taxes Done
Friday, March 29, 2013      6 comments

Slept yesterday, stayed up all night (so I could sleep today and work tonight). Did my taxes. Hate, hate, hate them, even tho I usually get a refund. I planned ahead -... Read more
Africa
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      10 comments

I have this on my iPhone music for walking, and heard it when I entered the Village Inn tonight. Must be a sign! I hear the drums echoing tonight But she hears only whispers of some quiet conversation She's coming in 12:30 flight ... Read more

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