Songs The Best Songs About Colors  

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List Rules Songs with colors in the title are fair game, but this list focuses mainly on songs about colors as a subject.

You have to pick a pretty obscure color if you don't want to find a few songs about it. Between Coldplay's "Yellow," Madonna's "True Blue" and Prince's "Little Red Corvette," it's safe to say that almost every color has at least one song written about it. This is a ranked list of all songs about colors, as voted on by music fans like you. Some of the songs included below may have the words "red," "blue," "black," "white," or "pink" in the lyrics or title (among many more), while others are only about colors as a subject or theme. Virtually every color of the rainbow has music for it, so dig through the songs on this poll and find some you haven't already heard.

Music isn't typically categorized by the meaning of the words, so this music list is a great way to find some colorful tracks that are thematically similar. Vote for the colors songs that you enjoy the most, and downvote ones if you think they're not worthy of being high on the list. If one of your top songs is missing, add it to the list so others can vote for it too. Many genres of music are featured below, including rock, pop, folk, metal, and more. 
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57 21
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The Beatles

3
37 10
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The Rolling Stones

4
48 20
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The Beatles

5
41 17
Purple Haze is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs About Colors
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6
46 21
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Amy Winehouse

7
55 29
Yellow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs About Colors
Coldplay

8
40 18
Brown Eyed Girl is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Songs About Colors
Maryellen Elizabeth added Van Morrison

9
22 5
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NvG Nick added Led Zeppelin

10
33 15
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Creedence Clearwater Revival

11
32 15
Blue (Da Ba Dee) is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Songs About Colors
Maryellen Elizabeth added Eiffel 65

12
43 25
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Amy Boal added Prince

13
24 9
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Johnny Cash

14
18 4
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RobLein added The Marcells

15
26 11
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Elvis Presley

16
23 9
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NvG Nick added Ram Jam

17
31 16
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Procol Harum

18
25 12
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R.E.M.

19
28 16
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Bobby Vinton

20
18 7
Purple People Eater is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Songs About Colors
Maryellen Elizabeth added Sheb Wooley

21
19 8
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The Rolling Stones

22
22 11
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23
28 18
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Michael Jackson

24
28 18
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25
23 14
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Soundgarden

26
24 15
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Alannah Myles

27
17 9
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RobLein added Bing Crosby

28
20 12
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The Beatles

29
21 13
Red Rain is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Songs About Colors
Peter Gabriel

30
23 15
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The Stranglers

31
26 18
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Kelly Clarkson

32
13 6
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Led Zeppelin

33
14 7
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The Rolling Stones

34
16 9
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David Bowie

35
13 7
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36
15 9
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The Doobie Brothers

37
17 11
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Spandau Ballet

38
18 12
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Bill Monroe

39
22 16
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Neil Diamond

40
15 10
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Donovan

41
12 7
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Ozzy Osbourne

42
14 9
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Grateful Dead

43
14 9
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izzymarkem added Dolly Parton

44
18 14
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Nick Drake

45
17 13
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46
16 12
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Bob Dylan

47
13 9
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The Lemon Pipers

48
22 19
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mwlittletreasures added Elton John

49
20 17
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Morrissey

50
20 17
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