Yellow Songs

There were so many Yellow songs, that it was deserving of its own page.  Here are a few:

(Links: Album Cover picture goes to music/video,
“by – Name” goes to Band’s webpage,

Band name in description is a link to Wikipedia info on the Band)

by Coldplay

Coldplay are an English alternative rock band formed in 1996 by lead vocalist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London.After forming Pectoralz, Guy Berryman joined the group as a bassist and they changed their name to Starfish. The band renamed themselves “Coldplay” in 1998…          Yellow


Yellow Ledbetter
by Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam is an American rock band that formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990.  Genres : Alternative rock, grunge, hard rock

Interesting song.  But what’s it mean???
More on lyrics in Wikipedia write-up.  But here are the Real lyrics (ha ha) !! Don’t miss this one.


Bright as Yellow
by The Innocence Mission

The Innocence Mission is an American alternative rock band centered on husband-and-wife singer-songwriters Karen and Don Peris. The original group was formed in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in the early 1980s when the members met during a Catholic school production of Godspell.  Karen Peris is its principal writer.


Forever Yellow Skies
by The Cranberries

The Cranberries are an Irish rock band formed in Limerick in 1989 under the name The Cranberry Saw Us, later changed by vocalist Dolores O’Riordan.  Although widely associated with alternative rock, the band’s sound also incorporates indie, indie pop, rock, post-punk, Irish folk and pop rock elements.


Yellow Sun
by The Raconteurs

The Raconteurs [ðəˌɹækɑːnˈtɝːz] (also known as The Saboteurs in Australia) are an American rock band that was formed in Detroit, Michigan in 2005.  The band is based in Nashville, Tennessee.



Mellon Yellow
by Slowdive

Slowdive were an English shoegaze band that formed in 1989 in Reading, Berkshire and primarily consisted of Nick Chaplin (bass), Rachel Goswell (vocals, guitar), Neil Halstead (vocals, guitar), Christian Savill (guitar) and Simon Scott. Halstead was the band’s primary songwriter.  Scott left the band in 1994 and when Savill and Chaplin left, the remaining members renamed the band Mojave 3.


Mellow Yellow
by Donovan

Donovan (Donovan Philips Leitch, born 1946, in Maryhill, Glasgow), is a Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist. Emerging from the British folk scene, he developed an eclectic and distinctive style that blended folk, jazz, pop, psychedelia, and world music. He was one of the leading British recording artists of his day who produced a series of hit albums and singles between 1965 and 1970.


Follow the Yellow Brick Road
From The Wizard of Oz movie

The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American fantasy film directed primarily by Victor Fleming.  Made and released by MGM, the film was based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. It starred Judy Garland and was noted for its use of special effects, Technicolor, fantasy storytelling and unusual characters.  According to the Library of Congress it is the most watched motion picture in history.


The Yellow Brick Road Song
by Iyeoka

Iyeoka Ivie Okoawo is a Poet and Recording Artist,  and a spokesperson for the Amenawon Foundation. Daughter of Nigerian-born parents, Iyeoka was a practicing pharmacist before launching her career as a poet, singer, activist and educator.  Her music includes elements from soul, R&B, rock, hip hop, and jazz.


Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
by Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John, (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 1947) is an English singer-songwriter, composer and pianist. With his songwriting partner Bernie Taupin, since 1967 they have collaborated on more than 30 albums.  In his four-decade career John has sold more than 250 million records.  Genres: Rock, glam rock, soft rock, R&B, pop rock.


Big Yellow Taxi
by Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell, (born Roberta Joan Anderson; 1943) is a Canadian musician, songwriter, and painter. Mitchell began singing in small nightclubs and then busking on the streets of Toronto. In the mid-1960s she left for New York City and its rich folk music scene, recording her debut album in 1968 and achieving fame first as a songwriter and then as a singer in her own right.


Big Yellow Taxi
by Amy Grant

Amy Lee Grant (born 1960) is an American, multiple hit, singer-songwriter, musician, author, media personality and actress, best known for her Christian music.  During the 1980s and 1990s, she became one of the first gospel artists to cross over into mainstream pop.  Genres: Contemporary Christian, pop rock, soft rock.


Yellow River
by Christie

Christie were an English rock band formed at the end of the 1960s by the lead singer Jeff Christie. They are best remembered for their UK chart-topping hit single, “Yellow River” released in 1970.  Active years: 1969-1976 and 1990-2009.  Genres: rock, pop rock, blues rock.


Yellow Bird
by The Mills Brothers

The Mills Brothers, sometimes billed as The Four Mills Brothers, were an American jazz and pop vocal quartet of the 20th century.  The group was originally composed of four African-American brothers born in Piqua, Ohio: John Jr. (1910-1936) bassist and guitarist, Herbert (1912-1989) tenor, Harry (1913-1982) baritone, and Donald (1915-1999) lead tenor. Their parents were John and Eathel owned a barber shop and founded a barbershop quartet, called the ‘”Four Kings of Harmony”‘.

Tie a Yellow Ribbon Around the Old Oak Tree
by Tony Orlando and Dawn

Tony Orlando and Dawn is a pop music group that was popular in the 1970s. Tony Orlando was born Michael Anthony Orlando Cassavitis in 1944.Backing vocalists Telma Hopkins and Joyce Vincent Wilson joined Tony to become Dawn.  Genre: pop.  Active years: 1970-1977.


The Yellow Rose of Texas
by Lane Brody and Johnny Lee

Lane Brody is an American female singer-songwriter, active since the early 1980s, best known for her 1984 hit, “The Yellow Rose” (a duet with country music legend Johnny Lee).  Besides “The Yellow Rose”, Brody has eleven other chart singles on the country charts.  Brody was born Lynn Voorlas in 1955 in Oak Park, Illinois.   Brody and Johnny Lee wrote lyrics to and recorded the theme music for the 1983-1984 NBC television show, “The Yellow Rose”.


A Single Yellow Rose
by Isla Grant

Isla Grant was born in Wigtownshire, Scotland.  When she was about fourteen Isla started to sing in the folk clubs mainly in Scotland and in the north east of England, then she discovered country music and that changed her style in music.  After eleven albums, some of which have gone triple platinum, Isla has branched out and started her own record label (I.G.E.).  And here’s a Dolly Parton version.


My Old Yellow Car
by Dan Seals

Danny Wayland “Dan” Seals (1948–2009) was an American musician. The younger brother of Seals & Crofts, he first gained fame as the “England Dan” half of the soft rock duo England Dan and John Ford Coley. After the duo disbanded, Seals began a solo career in country music.


Girl with Yellow Hair
by Betty Curse

Megan Burns (born 1986), also known as Betty Curse, is a British musician and award-winning actress.  She was born in Liverpool, England, received a part in the film Liam (2000) and in the film 28 Days Later (2002). Burns has since worked as a singer under the pseudonym Betty Curse.  In 2006 she performed on a Halloween special of the children’s television programme The Slammer with “Girl With Yellow Hair.”


Flores Amarillas (Yellow Flowers)
by Lola,  Eiza González

Lola… Érase Una Vez (Lola… Once Upon A Time) is a teen targeted Mexican melodrama telenovela produced by Televisa. The show tells the story of a modern Cinderella, Lola, a 20 year old girl, who works as a nanny and sings in a rock band and meets her so call Prince Charming. It debuted in Mexico in 2007, starring Aarón Díaz and Eiza González.


Beginning Song – Yellow Race
by Nicholas Tse

Nicholas Tse (aka Tse Ting-fung, born 1980) is a Hong Kong singer-songwriter, actor and musician, and son of actor Patrick Tse. Throughout his career, he has been a singer, an actor, a director, a producer, and a composer.  Genres: Cantopop, Chinese rock.


Yellow Desert
by Ulytau

Ulytau, literally meaning “the holy mountain”, is a popular instrumental folk metal trio from Kazakhstan.Their music combines the sound of the violin and electric guitar with the dombra, a traditional two stringed instrument from their country.  Genres: Folk metal, Neo-classical metal.  Active years: 2001-present.


Yellow Room
by Yiruma

Yiruma is the stage name of I Ru-ma (born 1978), a popular pianist and composer from South Korea. The name “Yiruma” means “accomplishment” in Korean.  Yiruma’s piano music is expressive and introspective. Yiruma is internationally known. His most popular album “First Love” was released in 2001.  He began playing the piano at the age of five, and moved to London in 1988, to study at The Purcell School of Music.  Active: 2001-present.


Yellow Valkyrie
by DarkeSword

  • Name: DarkeSword (Shariq Ansari)
  • Roles/Credits: ReMixer (26)
  • Birthdate: 1983


Yellow Triangle
by Christy Moore

Christopher AndrewChristyMoore (born 1945) is an Irish folk singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Moore was born in Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland. He was originally a bank employee who wanted to express himself using traditional music.  A bank strike in 1966, resulted in Moore spending considerable time practicing music. When the strike ended, Moore had already decided where his passion in life arose, and he  left the bank for good.  Genres: Folk, traditional Irish, Pop.  Active years: 1969-present.


by India.Arie

India.Arie (born India Arie Simpson; 1975) is an American, soul, R&B, and neo soul singer-songwriter, record producer, guitarist, and flautist.  Simpson was born in Denver, Colorado. She absorbed musical skills early in life as she was encouraged by both parents. Her mother Joyce is a former singer who was signed to Motown as a teenager and opened for Stevie Wonder and Al Green) is now India Arie’s stylist.  Active 2001-present.


Little Yellow Fish
by Little Trees

Little Trees were a Danish teen pop girl group from Copenhagen, Denmark. They are best known for their contribution to the 2001 animated film, Help! I’m a Fish soundtrack.  Genre: pop.  Active 2001-2002


The Color Yellow
by ActivityVillage

Activity Village is an internet website with Educational Resources, Coloring Pages, Kids Crafts and Puzzles, Printables and Sudoku for Kids!  It is an invaluable resource for parents, teachers and grandparents.

You can also discover more fun activities at – Activity TV


So what’s your favorite of all of these yellow songs?
Or do you have a different favorite yellow song?
Please leave a comment and let us know…

And Thanks for visiting!

1 Response to Yellow Songs

  1. Rob Rannalli says:

    Not what I was expecting but awesome anyway! Well done!

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