Here we will take a look at 10 songs with blue in the title, in no particular order. Hope you enjoy.
Blue Christmas by Elvis Presley
Just hard to start with a Christmas song; sorry. A lot of people actually think this was a much bigger hit than it actually was. It only reached number 11 in the UK charts when released in 1964. By other peoples standards that might be considered a high number, by Elvis’s standards it wasn’t.
Blue Eyes by Elton John
Not one of Elton Johns most famous songs but it still was rather successful. In 1982, when it was released as a single, it reached number 8 in the UK charts.
Bluetonic by the Bluetones
The Bluetones were part of the Britpop scene although never quite reached the peaks of other bands around the same time. This song did however still manage to reach a rather impressive number 19 in the UK charts in 1995.
Blueberry Hill by Fats Domino
Originally performed by different artists in the 1940’s, by the time Fats Domino got round to recording it in 1956 it was a pretty standard rock and roll song. Fats Domino took the song to number 6 in the UK charts.
Venus in Blue Jeans by Mark Wynter
Mark Wynter was a teen pop-star who turned actor, from 1960 to 1964 he racked up an impressive run of hits. This song was his most popular, reaching number 4 in the Autumn of 1962.
Blue Suede Shoes by Carl Perkins
Ok, perhaps the Elvis version is more known but it was written by Carl Perkins. In fact both versions were released in the same year, 1956; Elvis’s version reached number 9 and Perkin’s original only reached number 10 in the UK charts.
Blue Savannah by Erasure
This song appeared on Erasure’s fourth album Wild. It was also released as a single and it raced to the number 3 spot in the UK charts in 1990.
Blue Guitar by Justin Hayward
Hayward may be better known for the song Forever Autumn, featured in the War of The Worlds album but this was still quite a big hit. It reached number 8 in the UK chart in 1975.
Blue Moon by the Marcels
This song has been covered by artists as diverse as Elvis Presley, John Alford and Showaddywaddy, but it was the Marcel’s version that did the best. It was the only version to reach the number one spot in the UK charts, peaking there in 1961.
Blue (Da Ba Bee) by Eiffel 65
Eiffel 65 were your atypical one hit wonders. This song was released in 1999, raced to the top of the charts, after-which nothing else was released. Not that that is a bad thing though.
P.S. This article was originally published by the same author on Triond on the 19th of November 2009 and can be found by clicking HERE.