A list of so many songs about rainbows and what's on the other side that aren't "The Rainbow Connection"

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1. "Somewhere Over The Rainbow", Judy Garland.

Casuistry (Chris P), Friday, 28 January 2005 20:22 (sixteen years ago) link

2. Stereolab -- Rainbo Conversation ?

MindInRewind (Barry Bruner), Friday, 28 January 2005 20:24 (sixteen years ago) link

3. Rolling stones - "She's a Rainbow"

o. nate (onate), Friday, 28 January 2005 20:25 (sixteen years ago) link

4. madonna, "dear jessie"

fact checking cuz (fcc), Friday, 28 January 2005 20:27 (sixteen years ago) link

5. Ronnie Spector - "She Talks to Rainbows"

mcd (mcd), Friday, 28 January 2005 20:29 (sixteen years ago) link

Maybe something from ...?
http://www.fredastaire.net/posters/finiansrainbow.gif

jaymc (jaymc), Friday, 28 January 2005 20:32 (sixteen years ago) link

"Homo Rainbow" - Ween

latebloomer (latebloomer), Friday, 28 January 2005 20:32 (sixteen years ago) link

5. Bad Brains - "She's A Rainbow"

m0stly clean (m0stly clean), Friday, 28 January 2005 20:38 (sixteen years ago) link

7 (or 8). Merle Haggard - "Rainbow Stew"

o. nate (onate), Friday, 28 January 2005 20:38 (sixteen years ago) link

yeah, mine shoulda been 7.

m0stly clean (m0stly clean), Friday, 28 January 2005 20:40 (sixteen years ago) link

This doesn't sound like the "so many" that Kermit referred to.

Casuistry (Chris P), Friday, 28 January 2005 21:13 (sixteen years ago) link

9. Marmalade, "Rainbow"

10. Rainbow, "Rainbow in the Dark"

Joseph McCombs (Joseph McCombs), Friday, 28 January 2005 22:28 (sixteen years ago) link

As usual that Kermit is so full of shit. Actually the brilliantly twisted song logic of Paul Williams is to blame. Ya gotta love Paul Williams.

walter kranz (walterkranz), Friday, 28 January 2005 23:05 (sixteen years ago) link

"Rainbow in the Dark" by Dio

Alex in NYC (vassifer), Friday, 28 January 2005 23:11 (sixteen years ago) link

Leslie Gore, "Sunshine, Lollipops & Rainbows"

polyphonic (polyphonic), Friday, 28 January 2005 23:12 (sixteen years ago) link

Neon Rainbow - Box Tops
Rainbows - Kevin Borich Express

Bretty (Bretty), Friday, 28 January 2005 23:13 (sixteen years ago) link

Lightning Bolt - Wonderful Rainbow

autovac (autovac), Friday, 28 January 2005 23:23 (sixteen years ago) link

Cream - SWLABR
Arthur Alexander - Rainbow Road

Ken L (Ken L), Friday, 28 January 2005 23:29 (sixteen years ago) link

pooh sticks, "riding the rainbow"

fact checking cuz (fcc), Friday, 28 January 2005 23:31 (sixteen years ago) link

Rainbows All Over Your Blues - John Sebastian

jim wentworth (wench), Saturday, 29 January 2005 04:16 (sixteen years ago) link

erasure covered "judy garland's "over the rainbow then wrote an original called"over the rainbow".

the assembly, Saturday, 29 January 2005 08:11 (sixteen years ago) link

22. Modern English - "Rainbow's End"


Is it about the theme park Rainbow's End outside of Auckland? I think they toured New Zealand before they recorded Ricochet Days.

Ian Riese-Moraine (Eastern Mantra), Sunday, 30 January 2005 02:20 (sixteen years ago) link

mort garson - i have been over the rainbow

charltonlido (gareth), Sunday, 30 January 2005 13:19 (sixteen years ago) link

"There's a rainbow 'round my shoulder" by Bobby Darin

Monik, Sunday, 30 January 2005 19:48 (sixteen years ago) link

25. Kitchens of Distinction - "Quick as Rainbows"

Ian Riese-Moraine (Eastern Mantra), Sunday, 30 January 2005 20:10 (sixteen years ago) link

26. Slapp Happy - "Mr. Rainbow"

o. nate (onate), Wednesday, 2 February 2005 16:22 (sixteen years ago) link

27. Carol of Harvest - "Somewhere at the End of the Rainbow" (killer)

echoinggrove (echoinggrove), Wednesday, 2 February 2005 21:34 (sixteen years ago) link

28. Richard & Linda Thompson - The End of the Rainbow

retort pouch (retort pouch), Wednesday, 2 February 2005 23:05 (sixteen years ago) link

As usual that Kermit is so full of shit. Actually the brilliantly twisted song logic of Paul Williams is to blame. Ya gotta love Paul Williams.
-- walter kranz (kranz_walte...), January 28th, 2005.
wouldn't kermit be full of foam ?
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22. Modern English - "Rainbow's End"

Is it about the theme park Rainbow's End outside of Auckland? I think they toured New Zealand before they recorded Ricochet Days.

and did fleetwood mac sing about this nz place too ?
"Seven Wonders"

nevie sticks, Thursday, 3 February 2005 09:36 (sixteen years ago) link

four months pass...
23. Acid Mothers Temple - She is a Rainbow in Curved Air

THE JAMES DEAN OF THE OLD TESTAMENT (ex machina), Friday, 1 July 2005 18:56 (sixteen years ago) link

24. "A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow" -- Mitch & Mickey

Hillary Brown (Hillary Brown), Friday, 1 July 2005 19:10 (sixteen years ago) link

Finley Quaye - "Sun is Shining"

ken taylrr (ken taylrr), Friday, 1 July 2005 19:14 (sixteen years ago) link

"Rainbow Colors" - 3 6 Mafia

well, they are seeing what's on the other side

Brian Miller (Brian Miller), Friday, 1 July 2005 19:14 (sixteen years ago) link

not about rainbows per se, but should count for something:

26. Board of Canada - "Roy G Biv"

jonviachicago, Friday, 1 July 2005 19:51 (sixteen years ago) link

27. Talk Talk "Rainbow"

Jeremy (Jeremy), Friday, 1 July 2005 20:40 (sixteen years ago) link

28. My Bloody Valentine - "Paint a Rainbow" (though sadly, once again not about what's at the other end as such)

Nag! Nag! Nag! (Nag! Nag! Nag!), Friday, 1 July 2005 22:55 (sixteen years ago) link

nirvana (u.k.) - rainbow chaser?

mason r butler, Saturday, 2 July 2005 04:52 (sixteen years ago) link

mariah carey "rainbow"
http://www.lyricsdepot.com/russ-hamilton/rainbow.html

cariah marey, Saturday, 2 July 2005 06:59 (sixteen years ago) link

Wot was the title of that song on the first Lp by (R'Blackmoh's) Rainbow - "Catch the Rainbow"? The mellow slo one?

t\'\'t (t\'\'t), Saturday, 2 July 2005 08:34 (sixteen years ago) link

32. Saint Etienne, "No rainbows for me"

And arguably, the song from which they swiped the line:

33. Tammy St John, "Dark shadows and empty hallways"

brittle-lemon, Saturday, 2 July 2005 10:29 (sixteen years ago) link

34. Cornelius - 'Perfect Rainbow'

Negativa, True Believer (Sheryl Crow in a Britney costume) (Barima), Saturday, 2 July 2005 10:49 (sixteen years ago) link

fifteen years pass...

35. Carpenters / Paul Williams - "I Won't Last A Day Without You"

Paul, Monday, 5 April 2021 13:42 (six months ago) link

(maybe he was pushing his own catalogue)

Paul, Monday, 5 April 2021 13:44 (six months ago) link

36. Genesis, "Silver Rainbow"
37. Robert Plant, "Rainbow"
38. Richard and Linda Thompson, "The End of the Rainbow"

Josh in Chicago, Monday, 5 April 2021 13:46 (six months ago) link

xpost lol I like the idea of him writing songs and everything he comes up with is about rainbows, and he's all, goddamit, why are there so many songs about rainbows!?!?

Josh in Chicago, Monday, 5 April 2021 13:47 (six months ago) link

Bold As Love

And probably 15 other Jimi Hendrix songs.

Sorry for double posting lol

billstevejim, Monday, 5 April 2021 15:08 (six months ago) link

Finley Quaye - "Sun is Shining"

The Bob Marley version had that y2k era house remix so there's 2 more.

billstevejim, Monday, 5 April 2021 15:12 (six months ago) link

Dune - Rainbow To The Stars

Siegbran, Monday, 5 April 2021 15:28 (six months ago) link

Paul Elstak • Rainbow In The Sky

Blick, Bils & Blinky • Let's Skip The Shaker Intros (breastcrawl), Monday, 5 April 2021 15:55 (six months ago) link

that’s *DJ* Paul Elstak to you, breastcrawl!

Blick, Bils & Blinky • Let's Skip The Shaker Intros (breastcrawl), Monday, 5 April 2021 15:57 (six months ago) link

41. Lee Hazlewood - Rainbow Woman

henry s, Monday, 5 April 2021 16:03 (six months ago) link

42. Rema • Rainbow

Blick, Bils & Blinky • Let's Skip The Shaker Intros (breastcrawl), Monday, 5 April 2021 17:22 (six months ago) link

43. The Bartlebees - Someday I'll Send You a Rainbow
44. Television Personalities - Where the Rainbow Ends
45. East River Pipe - My Little Rainbow

Adoration of the Mogwai (Deflatormouse), Monday, 5 April 2021 18:23 (six months ago) link


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