Songs with a colour in the title: A handy list

13 April 2021, 15:48

Songs with colours in the title
Songs with colours in the title. Picture: Getty

By Tom Eames

From Van Morrison to Tom Jones, we've made this list of hit songs with colours in the title so you didn't have to.

Artists including Neil Diamond, Elton John, Sting, Prince and Kelly Clarkson have brought of some of the best colour-themed songs of all time.

So, whether you're playing the 30 Day Song Challenge, or you just love a geeky list, here's some of the biggest hits with colours in the title....

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  1. The Beatles - 'Yellow Submarine'

    The Beatles - Yellow Submarine

  2. Elton John - 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road'

    Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

  3. Van Morrison - 'Brown Eyed Girl'

    Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl (In Concert)

  4. Booker T & the MGs - 'Green Onions'

    Booker T. & The MG's - Green Onions (Official Audio)

  5. Tom Jones - 'Green Green Grass of Home'

    Green Green Grass Of Home - Tom Jones

  6. Jimi Hendrix - 'Purple Haze'

    The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Purple Haze (Live at the Atlanta Pop Festival)

  7. Donovan - 'Mellow Yellow'

    Donovan - Mellow yellow

  8. Bobby Vinton - 'Blue Velvet'

    Bobby Vinton - Blue Velvet

  9. Procol Harum - 'A Whiter Shade of Pale'

    𝕬 π–‚π–π–Žπ–™π–Šπ–— π•Ύπ–π–†π–‰π–Š 𝕺𝖋 π•»π–†π–‘π–Š - π•»π–—π–”π–ˆπ–”π–‘ π•³π–†π–—π–šπ–’

  10. The Moody Blues - 'Nights in White Satin'

    The Moody Blues - Nights In White Satin (Lyric Video)

  11. The Beatles - 'Blackbird'

    Paul McCartney - Blackbird (Live)

  12. Freda Payne - 'Band of Gold'

    1970 Freda Payne - Band of gold

  13. ELO - 'Mr Blue Sky'

    Electric Light Orchestra - Mr. Blue Sky (Animated Video)

    Read more: The Story of... 'Mr Blue Sky'

  14. Neil Diamond - 'Forever in Blue Jeans'

    Neil Diamond - Forever In Blue Jeans

  15. UB40 - 'Red Red Wine'

    UB40 - Red Red Wine (Official Video)

  16. Spandau Ballet - 'Gold'

    Spandau Ballet - Gold

  17. Elton John - 'I Guess That's Why They Call it the Blues'

    Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues

  18. Prince - 'Purple Rain'

    Prince - Purple Rain (Official Video)

    Read more: The Story of... 'Purple Rain'

  19. Chris de Burgh - 'Lady in Red'

    Chris De Burgh -- Lady In Red Live 2016

  20. Nena - '99 Red Balloons'

    NENA | 99 Red Balloons

  21. Alannah Myles - 'Black Velvet'

    Alannah Myles - Black Velvet (Official Video)

  22. Sting - 'Fields of Gold'

    Sting - Fields Of Gold (Official Video)

  23. Dido - 'White Flag'

    Dido - White Flag (Official Music Video)

  24. Amy Winehouse - 'Back to Black'

    Amy Winehouse - Back To Black

  25. The Who - 'Behind Blue Eyes'

    The Who - Behind Blue Eyes (HQ)

  26. Will Young - 'Evergreen'

    Will Young - Evergreen (Video)

  27. AC/DC - 'Back in Black'

    AC/DC - Back In Black (Official Video)

  28. Kelly Clarkson - 'Behind These Hazel Eyes'

    Kelly Clarkson - Behind These Hazel Eyes (Official Music Video)

  29. Joni Mitchell - 'Big Yellow Taxi'

    Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell

  30. All Saints - 'Black Coffee'

    All Saints - Black Coffee (Official Music Video)

  31. Soundgarden - 'Black Hole Sun'

    Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun

  32. Michael Jackson - 'Black or White'

    Michael Jackson - Black Or White (Official Video - Shortened Version)

  33. Eiffel 65 - 'Blue (Da Ba Dee)'

    Eiffel 65 - Blue (Da Ba Dee) [Gabry Ponte Ice Pop Mix] (Original Video with subtitles)

  34. New Order - 'Blue Monday'

    New Order - Blue Monday 88 (Official Music Video)

  35. The Marcels - 'Blue Moon'

    The Marcels - Blue Moon

  36. The Rolling Stones - 'Brown Sugar'

    Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar - 1971 - Top of The Pops - BBC UK.

  37. The Stranglers - 'Golden Brown'

    The Stranglers - Golden Brown (TOTP 1982)

  38. Prince - 'Little Red Corvette'

    Prince - Little Red Corvette (Official Music Video)

  39. Will Smith - 'Men in Black'

    Will Smith - Men In Black (Video Version)

  40. REM - 'Orange Crush'

    R.E.M. - Orange Crush (Official Music Video)

  41. The Rolling Stones - 'Paint it Black'

    The Rolling Stones - Paint It, Black (Official Lyric Video)

  42. Nick Drake - 'Pink Moon'

    Nick Drake - Pink Moon

  43. The Psychedelic Furs - 'Pretty in Pink'

    PSYCHEDELIC FURS : Pretty in pink (HD)

  44. Daniel Merriweather - 'Red'

    Daniel Merriweather - Red (Official Video)

  45. Nick Cave - 'Red Right Hand'

    Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Red Right Hand (Official Video)

  46. Gene Autry - 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer'

    Gene Autry - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Audio)

  47. Bob Dylan - 'Tangled Up in Blue'

    Bob Dylan - Tangled Up In Blue (Video)

  48. Madonna - 'True Blue'

    Madonna - True Blue (Official Music Video)

  49. Bing Crosby - 'White Christmas'

    Bing Crosby - White Christmas (1950).avi

  50. Billy Idol - 'White Wedding'

    Billy Idol - White Wedding Pt 1 (Official Music Video)

  51. Coldplay - 'Yellow'

    Coldplay - Yellow