“I think there is a song out there to describe just about any situation.” (Criss Jami)
A friend and long-time loyal blog follower recently sent me a 30-Day Song Challenge meme in the hope that I couldn’t resist taking the challenge and blogging about it. Here’s Day #23 – A Song with a Color in the Title.
To cite anything other than Purple Rain would be blasphemous.
I cried at this the first time I saw the movie. And the second. Probably the third. Sometimes I still do.
I teared up during the YouTube live stream concert the other night. And I did during the 2006 Super Bowl.
Honorable Mention: Black Hole Sun, Soundgarden 
2nd Honorable Mention: Black Sweat, Prince 
3rd Honorable Mention: White Room, Cream 
Other Honorable Mentions: OK, boys and girls. Let’s gather ’round for a musical science lesson! Let’s find songs in Ray’s collection with the colors of the rainbow! Remember ROYGBIV?
- Red – Little Red House, Jimi Hendrix
- Orange – Orange Juice, Melanie Martinez
- Yellow – Mellow Yellow, Donovan
- Blue – Devil With the Blue Dress, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels
- Green – Green-Eyed Lady, Sugarloaf
- Indigo – Mood Indigo, Duke Ellington
- Violet – Violet, Seal
 Sorry not sorry Purple Haze is not Purple Rain. And don’t even mention Yellow Submarine.
 For the sake of how much I love this song, I’m ignoring the, “Is black a color” discussion?”
 For the sake of how much I love this song, I’m ignoring the, “Is white the absence color” debate?”