Here we will take a look at 10 songs with purple in the title. Hope you enjoy.

1. Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W55Smyyzs58

This was the second chart hit from Jimi Hendrix in the UK charts and hit a peak of number 3 in March 1967.

2. Prince – Purple Rain

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJfhGL0F6LE

One of the most iconic songs ever by Prince. It was released in the Autumn of 1984 and managed to reach a peak of number 8 in the UK charts.

3. Rod Stewart – Purple Heather

Rod Stewart got together with the Scotland football team to record a version of this just before Euro 96, taking it to a peak of number 16 in the UK charts.

4. Sheb Wooley – Purple People Eater

The band behind Eminem, D12 had their biggest UK chart hit with this song. Released in the Summer of 2001 it reached a peak of number 2 in the UK charts.

6. Cud – Purple Love Balloon

This was the fourth appearance on the UK charts for Cud. Released in August 1992 it climbed to a peak of number 27 in the UK charts, becoming their second biggest hit ever.

7. Red Hot Chili Peppers – Purple Stain

This song appears on the Red Hot Chili Peppers album Californication, released in 1999.

8. Tori Amos – Purple People (Christmas In Space)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqNzV21Ha7g

In May 1998 Tori Amos scored a number 16 chart hit with the song Spark. Purple People (Christmas In Space) was the B-Side to that single.

9. The Who – A Man In A Purple Dress

This song featured on the 2006 album by the Who called Endless Wire.

10. Groove Armada – Purple Haze

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELjSOJq9M7g

Groove Armada released this song in late 2002 and took it to a peak of number 36 in the UK charts.

P.S. This article was originally published by the same author on Triond on the 6th of March 2012 and can be found by clicking HERE.