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Top 60 songs featuring red, white or blue in the title

The following is a list of the Top 60 songs from the years between 1960-89 that featured the words red, white and/or blue in their titles, as counted down the special Fourth of July show. Points were rewarded on weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, Top 40, Top 10 and at No. 1:

1. Love Is Blue–Paul Mauriat & His Orchestra (#1, 1968)
2. Roses Are Red (My Love)–Bobby Vinton (#1, 1962)
3. Red, Red Wine–UB40 (#1, 1988)
4. Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue–Crystal Gayle (#2, 1977)
5. Wedding Bell Blues–Fifth Dimension (#1, 1969)
6. Blue Velvet–Bobby Vinton (#1, 1963)
7. Blue Moon–The Marcels (#1, 1961)
8. Blue Bayou–Linda Ronstadt (#3, 1977)
9. Misty Blue–Dorothy Moore (#3, 1976)
10. The Lady In Red–Chris DeBurgh (#3, 1987)

11. I Guess That’s Why I Call It The Blues–Elton John (#4, 1984)
12. Little Red Corvette–Prince (#6, 1983)
13. Crystal Blue Persuasion–Tommy James & The Shondells (#2, 1969)
14. Nights In White Satin–Moody Blues (#2, 1972)
15. Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly Medley–Mitch Ryder (#4, 1966)
16. Song Sung Blue–Neil Diamond (#1, 1972)
17. Pretty Blue Eyes–Steve Lawrence (#9, 1960)
18. Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron–The Royal Guardsmen (#2, 1966)
19. Lil’ Red Riding Hood–Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs (#2, 1966)
20. Mule Skinner Blues–The Fendermen (#5, 1960)

21. Out Of The Blue–Debbie Gibson (#3, 1988)
22. Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)–Helen Reddy (#3, 1973)
23. A Whiter Shade Of Pale–Procol Harum (#5, 1967)
24. True Blue–Madonna (#3, 1986)
25. Red Rubber Ball–The Cyrkle (#2, 1966)
26. Electric Blue–Icehouse (#7, 1988)
27. Black & White–Three Dog Night (#1, 1972)
28. 1, 2, 3 Red Light–1910 Fruitgum Co. (#5, 1968)
29. Midnight Blue–Melissa Manchester (#6, 1975)
30. Midnight Blue–Lou Gramm (#5, 1987)

31. Blue On Blue–Bobby Vinton (#3, 1963)
32. Mean Woman Blues–Roy Orbison (#5, 1963)
33. Theme From “Hill Street Blues”–Mike Post featuring Larry Carlton (#10, 1981)
34. White Room–Cream (#6, 1968)
35. Navy Blue–Diane Renay (#6, 1964)
36. Lonely Boy Blue–Conway Twitty (#6, 1960)
37. Blue Jean–David Bowie (#8, 1984)
38. White On White–Danny Williams (#9, 1964)
39. Smuggler’s Blues–Glenn Frey (#12, 1985)

40. White Silver Sands–Bill Black’s Combo (#9, 1960)
41. Lady Blue–Leon Russell (#14, 1975)
42. Blue Angel–Roy Orbison (#9, 1960)
43. Blue Eyes–Elton John (#12, 1982)
44. Venus In Blue Jeans–Jimmy Clanton (#7, 1962)
45. White Rabbit–Jefferson Airplane (#8, 1967)
46. Red Roses For A Blue Lady–Vic Dana (#10, 1965)
47. Bluer Than Blue–Michael Johnson (#12, 1978)
48. Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain–Willie Nelson (#21, 1975)
49. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)–Marvin Gaye (#9, 1971)
50. Red Roses For A Blue Lady–Bert Kaempfert (#11, 1965)

51. Summertime Blues–Blue Cheer (#14, 1968)
52. The White Knight–Cledus Maggard & His Citizen’s Band (#19, 1976)
53. Dirty White Boy–Foreigner (#12, 1979)
54. Deacon Blues–Steely Dan (#19, 1978)
55. Blue Morning, Blue Day–Foreigner (#15, 1979)
56. Baby Blue–Echoes (#12, 1961)
57. Suite: Judy Blue Eyes–Crosby, Stills & Nash (#21, 1969)
58. I’m Blue (The Gong-Gong Song)–The Ikettes (#19, 1962)
59. Blue Money–Van Morrison (#23, 1971)
60. Blue Collar Man–Styx (#21, 1978)

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