♫ Colour My World ♫ (Redux)

Tonight I was rather at a loss for a song … been a stressful night, with the neighborhood fools putting off fireworks for some reason that I can’t understand, keeping the kitties and myself stressed and grumpy.  So, I did the old blindfolded, point a finger method of picking from my repertoire.  I first picked January 2016, but apparently I hadn’t started doing the music posts yet then.  Next blind stab was August 2018 and this one by Chicago came up.  I’ve only posted it the one time, nearly 4 years ago, so I figure it’s time for a redux, eh?

This song by Chicago is 2:58 minutes, but the lyrics are very short, so it almost, in my mind anyway, qualifies as an instrumental.  It was written by Chicago’s trombone player, James Pankow, and sung by Terry Kath. After Kath’s death in 1978, the band did not play the song for several years.

Frank Sinatra, on first hearing the song, called Chicago’s publicist and asked that Pankow write a second verse.  Panko mulled it over, and called Sinatra back and said, “I can’t do it – it’s like sewing another arm on your kid, I can’t do it.”

By the way … I’m just curious … do any of you like classical music?

Colour My World


As time goes on
I realize
Just what you mean
To me
And now
Now that you’re near
Promise your love
That I’ve waited to share
And dreams
Of our moments together
Color my world with hope of loving you

Songwriter:  James Pankow


24 thoughts on “♫ Colour My World ♫ (Redux)

  1. This is a lovely instrumental, never heard this one before.
    I adore Classical music: Symphonic, Chamber, Piano Concertos, Sonatas, Cantatas, Opera, Ballet. Such richness and depth with nearly a millennium of history! ❤
    Have u listened to Mozart's operas? …..you might become a fan!


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  3. I think Beethoven deserves a co-writer credit for this, as it is so much like his Moonlight Sonata. Yes, I do like a fair bit of classical music, so feel free. Just don’t go anywhere near Stockhausen though! As for this one, if I’ve ever heard it before it went into the ‘instantly forgotten’ part of my memory 😉

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    • No Stockhausen … I promise! This isn’t my absolute favourite by Chicago, but I do like it. I really should have done something by the Doors yesterday, because … well, a day late isn’t so bad … maybe today!

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