Songs The Best Songs About The Color Blue  

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Blue songs aren't all necessarily about feeling sad or having the blues. Some of the best songs about the color blue are simply about the actual color itself, rather than the feelings or associations tied to it. Bob Dylan wrote one of the best blue songs with the stand-out "Tangled Up in Blue" from his break up album "Blood on the Tracks."

Our greatest American composer, George Gershwin, composed the exultant jazz-classical work "Rhapsody in Blue" as far back as 1924. Woody Allen loved this blue song much, he used it to convey his love affair with New York his opening scene of "Manhattan" (which you can check out below). Other songwriters like Joni Mitchell go decidedly more mellow with her rendering of "Blue."

What are you favorite song about blue? Let us know in the comment section below and vote your favorites to the top of the list.
 
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Ann Faurbo added Elvis Presley

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Bob Dylan

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Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band

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David Bowie

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Tom Islava added Elvis Presley

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R.E.M.

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Tom Islava added Elton John

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Brian Graff added Bobby Vinton

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RichardClear added Julee Cruise

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Los Angeles Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

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Rosemary Clooney

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The Rolling Stones

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Joni Mitchell

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Madonna

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Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald

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The Spindels

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Pet Shop Boys

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The Beatles

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Siouxsie & The Banshees

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Ultravox

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LanaVasquez added Mitch Ryder

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U2, Passengers

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Kate Bush

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Dorothy Moore

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Depeche Mode

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punksnotdead added Ideal

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Brian Graff added Orgy

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Hall & Oates

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Amy Boal added Gary Clark Jr.

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Van Halen

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Hüsker Dü

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Lucinda Williams

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Elvis Presley

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Judas Priest

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Brian Graff added Houston Person

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Fine Young Cannibals

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Brian Graff added The Moonglows

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Creedence Clearwater Revival

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Jay-Z

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Brian Graff added Swan Lee

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Brian Graff added Flunk

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Alice in Chains

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