Song Sung Blue

Album: Moods (1972)
Charted: 14 1
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  • Song sung blue
    Everybody knows one
    Song sung blue
    Every garden grows one

    Me and you are subject to the blues now and then
    But when you take the blues and make a song
    You sing them out again
    Sing them out again

    Song sung blue
    Weeping like a willow
    Song sung blue
    Sleeping on my pillow

    Funny thing, but you can sing it with a cry in your voice
    And before you know, it get to feeling good
    You simply got no choice

    Me and you are subject to the blues now and then
    But when you take the blues and make a song
    You sing them out again

    Song sung blue
    Weeping like a willow
    Song sung blue
    Sleeping on my pillow

    Funny thing, but you can sing it with a cry in your voice
    And before you know, it started feeling good
    You simply got no choice

    Song sung blue
    Song sung blue
    Funny thing, but you can sing it with a cry in your voice Writer/s: NEIL DIAMOND
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Seventhmist from 7th Heaven"Song sung blue...made a lot of green."
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 16th 1972, Neil Diamond performed in concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England...
    Forty-five days later on April 30th, 1972 his "Song Sung Blue" entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #67; and eight weeks later on June 25th, 1972 it peaked at #1 {for 1 week} and spent 13 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on May 28th, 1972 it also reached #1 {for 7 weeks} on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart; plus it peaked at #1 in New Zealand and Switzerland...
    On both the Top 100 and Adult chart it replaced "Candy Man" by Sammy Davis, Jr. at #1...
    "Song Sung Blue" was track one of side one from his eighth studio album, 'Moods', and the album peaked at #5 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart...
    Two other tracks from the album also made the Top 100 chart; "Play Me" {at #11} and "Walk On Water" {at #17}.
  • Barry from New York, NcI love the electric piano in the song. Back in the early 70s the fender rhodes was used in many ballads to evoke the right mood.
  • Teresa from Mechelen, Belgium"Song sung blue everybody knows one, song sung blue every garden grows one ..." Mmmmm.
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