Songs With Green in The Title

by Kevin Burton    Our series “Flying Colors” is back, today looking at songs with green in the title. Since we’re celebrating green, how about a little peppermint?   Make mine Peppermint Rainbow.  That Maryland-based band had a number 32 hit with “Will You Be Staying After Sunday,” in May of 1969.  That’s your bonus …

These Songs Meet My Gold Standard

by Kevin Burton    Should have known better than to listen to a Van Morrison tune without lyrics in front of me.    I touched briefly on his mumbling last week in a post about my favorite song “Come On Eileen” (I’m Going To Hum This Tune Forever, Dec. 4).    Morrison has a message …

Songs With Blue In The Title

by Kevin Burton    David Dundas, you’re killing me.    Oh, pardon me, Lord David Dundas. As the younger son of a marquess he is entitled to the courtesy title “Lord,” according to Wikipedia.     Wow, I thought he was just lower-echelon rock and roll royalty as a one-hit wonder guy.    Whatever, he‘s messing …