🎶“She’s a Rainbow”🎶 (2. Commentary)

  “She’s a Rainbow” is the best known and most significant song on the album “Their Satanic Majesties Request”, which the Rolling Stones released in December 1967, at the height of the psychedelic rock era. Composed by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, it presented many innovative sounds: the mellotron played by Brian Jones, the vibrant… Read More 🎶“She’s a Rainbow”🎶 (2. Commentary)

♬ “Love the One You’re With” & “When Love Comes Your Way”♬

The theme expressed in Still’s “Love the One You’re With” had already been present in previous songs. In addition to being treated in the 1947 Broadway musical “Finian’s Rainbow”, the idea that you must grab love whenever it comes your way, as stated in Still’s song, had already been dealt with in a 1933 song… Read More ♬ “Love the One You’re With” & “When Love Comes Your Way”♬

“Love the One You’re With” & “Finian’s Rainbow”🌈

The theme expressed in Stephen Still’s “Love the One You’re With” had already been treated in previous songs. For instance, in the 1947 Broadway musical “Finian’s Rainbow”, there were these words: “When I can’t be with the girl I love, I love the girl I’m with.” “Finian’s Rainbow” is a play dealing with leprechauns and… Read More “Love the One You’re With” & “Finian’s Rainbow”🌈

🎶Love the One You’re With 🎶 (3. Stephen Stills & Judy Collins)

Stephen Still’s song “Love the One You’re With” seems to imply a casual attitude toward sexual relationships (perfectly emblematic of the times), yet its author was living in a whirlwind of difficult passion at the time. He had been impressed by popular singer and songwriter Judy Collins when he had seen her perform in Greenwich… Read More 🎶Love the One You’re With 🎶 (3. Stephen Stills & Judy Collins)

🎶Love the One You’re With 🎶 (2. Analysis)

The lyrics of Stills’s song “Love the One You’re With” are about love’s many conflicts. For this reason, although the song and the values it conveys may sound a bit superficial, its opposing themes may evoke different feelings and opinions. If you’re down and confused And you don’t remember who you’re talking to Concentration slips… Read More 🎶Love the One You’re With 🎶 (2. Analysis)