23-C by Roger

The combination of colors make other colors. On the ROY G BIV scale, red and yellow make orange, yellow and blue make green, and blue and red make indigo and violet.

But in mixing of pigments or dyes for printing, the primaries normally used are cyan, magenta, and yellow. And for additive combination of colors, as in overlapping projected lights or in CRT displays, the primary colors normally used are red, green, and blue.

In any case, here are some color songs, with links I HOPE work in your country:

Fancy Colours – Chicago

Red Rubber Ball – the Cyrkle
Orange Crush – REM
Mellow Yellow – Donovan
Green Tambourine – Lemon Pipers
Blue Bayou – Roy Orbison
Mood Indigo- Ella Fitzgerald
Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix Experience

Brown-Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Whiter Shade of Pale – Procol Harum
Black is Black – Los Bravos
Touch of Grey – Grateful Dead

 

 

4 thoughts on “23-C by Roger

  1. Interesting subject Roger…. Some of it I knew already of course… understanding it is another matter 😉

    Nice list of colourful songs… all very old ones too…which I all know of course…

    I wonder, isn’t there a much more recent ‘new’ piece of music about colours? 😉

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