Fish?

“Koli” is the Icelandic name for a type of flat fish. It can also be a man’s nickname.

I’ll say!

“Bruðl” means “unnecessary spending” or “waste” and in these days of sky-high fuel prices, a car like this is nothing but.

Friday song list no. 6: Mellow yellow – Songs with the color yellow in the title

Now it’s time for yellow. Just yellow, no gold or buttercup or lemon. I only found 40 yellow songs, so please, if you know one that is not on the list, leave a comment with the title and artist and I will add it to the list.

1. (Follow The) Yellow Brick Road -Judy Garland
2. 18 Yellow Roses – Bobby Darin
3. At The Speed Of A Yellow Bullet – Headautomatica
4. Big Yellow Taxi – Joni Mitchell
5. Blue And Yellow – The Used
6. Canary Yellow Canoe – Gordon Lightfoot
7. Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow – Frank Zappa
8. Fiery Yellow – Stereolab
9. Forever Yellow Skies – The Cranberries
10. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – Elton John
11. Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini – Brian Hyland
12. Little Yellow Spider – Devendra Banhart
13. Mellow Yellow – Donovan
14. Moon Was Yellow – Bing Crosby
15. Old Yellow Bricks – Arctic Monkeys
16. Pink Carnations And Yellow Roses – Ray Campbell
17. Red, Yellow, Green & Blue – Bambee
18. She Wore A Yellow Ribbon – Folk Song
19. The Yellow Shark – Frank Zappa
20. Tie A Yellow Ribbon – Tony Orlando & Dawn
21. Truckdrivin’ Neighbors Downstairs (Yellow Sweat) – Beck
22. We’ll Meet In The Yellow Forest – Jay & The Americans
23. Wild Yellow Bloom – Cranes
24. Yellow – Coldplay
25. Yellow Bird – Harry Belafonte
26. Yellow Bottles – Red Café
27. Yellow Butterfly – Scorpions
28. Yellow Cat – John Denver
29. Yellow Coat – Screaming Jay Hawkins
30. Yellow Days – Tony Bennett
31. Yellow Fever -The Bloodhound Gang
32. Yellow Ledbetter – Pearl Jam
33. Yellow Light – Silver Sun
34. Yellow Man – Randy Newman
35. Yellow Moon – Neville Brothers
36. Yellow Pearl -Philip Lynott
37. Yellow Rainbow – Move
38. Yellow River – Christie
39. Yellow River Road – Suzy Bogguss
40. Yellow Rose Of Texas – standard
41. Yellow Roses – Dolly Parton
42. Yellow Roses On Her Gown – Johnny Mathis
43. Yellow Submarine – Beatles
44. Yellow Sun – The Raconteurs
45. Yellow Taxi – Matt Costa

Friday song list no. 5: Seeing red – SOng titles with the color red in the title, that is

I am continuing with the basic colours and next up is red. As with the colours presented so far, there will be no shades or dilutes, so you will not find ruby, crimson or pink on the list (unless red is in the title too). I may do a list on those later, definitely one for pink and then possibly a mixed bag list of other reds and pinks that have been featured less in songs.

1. (The Angels Want To Wear My) Red Shoes – Elvis Costello
2. 1, 2, 3, Red Light – 1910 Fruitgum Co.
3. 99 Red Balloons – Nena
4. Ballad Of The Boy In The Red Shoes – Elton John
5. Beautiful Red Dress – Laurie Anderson
6. Blood Red River – Beth Orton
7. Blood Red Wine – Rolling Stones
8. Blue Red And Grey – The Who
9. Bottle Of Red Wine – Derek & The Dominos
10. Bottom Of A Red Wine Bottle – Orange Blue
11. Cherry Red – The Bee Gees
12. Contact In Red Square – Blondie
13. Courtesy Of The Red White And Blue – Toby Keith
14. Dyed, Dead, Red – Buffy Sainte-Marie
15. Flaming Red – Echo And The Bunnymen
16. Flowers Are Red – Harry Chapin
17. I See Red – Clannad
18. I See Red – Split Endz (I don’t think this is the same song)
19. If love is a red dress (hang me in rags) – Maria McKee
20. In A Red Room – Christopher Cross
21. Lady In Red – Chris De Burgh
22. Lady With The Red Dress On – Snow
23. Let The Red Wine Flow – Radiators
24. Like Red On A Rose – Alan Jackson
25. Little Red Corvette – Prince
26. Little Red Light – Fountains Of Wayne
27. Little Red Rented Rowboat – Joe Dowell
28. Little Red Riding Hood – Sam The Sham And The Pharoahs
29. Little Red Rooster – Rolling Stones
30. Mean Red Spider – Muddy Waters
31. Meet Me In The Red Room – Amiel
32. Murder In The Red Barn – Tom Waits
33. My Little Red Book – Love
34. My Red Hot Car – Squarepusher
35. Not The Red Baron – Tori Amos
36. Old Red Eyes Is Back – The Beautiful South
37. Old Red Wine – Who
38. One Red Rose – John Prince
39. Out Of The Red – Goo Goo Dolls
40. Red – Elbow
41. Red – XTC (I don’t think this is the same song)
42. Red Alert – Apollo 440
43. Red Alert – Basement Jaxx (I don’t think this is the same song)
44. Red Angel Dragnet – The Clash
45. Red Balloon – Dave Clark Five
46. Red Barchetta – Rush
47. Red Blooded Woman – Kylie Minogue
48. Red Blue Jeans And A Pony Tail – Gene Vincent
49. Red Cadillac And Black Moustache – Warren Smith
50. Red Devil – Gene Carrol
51. Red Dirt Girl – Emmylou Harris
52. Red Dragon Tattoo – Fountains Of Wayne
53. Red Dress – Alvin Stardust
54. Red Eyes And Tears – Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
55. Red Guitar – David Sylvian
56. Red Hair And Green Eyes – Terry Ray Bradley
57. Red Headed Stranger – Willie Nelson
58. Red Headed Woman – Sonny Burgess
59. Red Headed Woman – Bruce Springsteen (not the same as the Burgess song)
60. Red Hill Mining Town – U2
61. Red Hooded Sweatshirt – Adam Sandler
62. Red Hot – Debbie Gibson
63. Red Hot Mama – Norm Burns
64. Red Hot Moon – Rancid
65. Red House – Jimi Hendrix
66. Red Is The New Black – Funeral For A Friend
67. Red Letter Day – Pet Shop Boys
68. Red Light – U2
69. Red Light Green Light – Mitchell Torok
70. Red Light Special – Tlc
71. Red Light Spells Danger – Billy Ocean
72. Red Lips And Warm Red Wine – Johnny Horton
73. Red Mittens – Billy Jack Wills
74. Red Money – David Bowie
75. Red Morning Light – Kings Of Leon
76. Red Mountain Wine – Hot Buttered Rum
77. Red Ragtop – Tim Mcgraw
78. Red Rain – Peter Gabriel
79. Red Red Sun – Inxs
80. Red Red Wine – UB 40
81. Red Right Hand – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
82. Red River Rock – Johnny & The Hurricanes
83. Red River Valley – folk song
84. Red Rolled And Seen – Finley Quaye
85. Red Rooster – Rusty York
86. Red Roses For A Blue Lady – Bobby Vinton
87. Red Rubber Ball – The Cyrkle
88. Red Sails – David Bowie
89. Red Sails In The Sunset – Fats Domino
90. Red Scab – Adam Ant
91. Red Sector A – Rush
92. Red Shoes By The Drugstore – Tom Waits
93. Red Skies At Night – The Fixx
94. Red Sky – Status Quo
95. Red Sky At Night – David Gilmour
96. Red Sports Car – Mel Douglas
97. Red Strokes – Garth Brooks
98. Red Sun – Neil Young
99. Red Sun Rising – Lost Whitness
100. Red Wine And Whisky – Katrina And The Waves
101. Red Wine, Red Lips – Stan Wolowic & The Polka Chips
102. Red, Red Wine And Cheatin’ Songs – Marty Stuart
103. Roses Are Red – Aqua
104. Roses Are Red – Bobby Vinton (not the same song)
105. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer – classic Christmas song
106. Saw Red – Sublime
107. She Wears Red Feathers – Guy Mitchell
108. Snoopy Versus The Red Baron – The Royal Guardsmen
109. Taking That Red – Eye Home – Suzy Boggus
110. Tarzan On A Big Red Scooter – Lolita Pop
111. The Color Red – Pearl Jam
112. The Red Bird Boogie – Joe Taylor
113. The Red Carpet Grave – Marilyn Manson
114. The Red Shoes – Kate Bush
115. The Red Telephone – Love
116. They’re Red Hot – Red Hot Chili Peppers
117. Under The Red Sky – Bob Dylan
118. When The Red Red Robin Goes Bob Bob Bobin’ Along – standard
119. When You Wore A Tulip And I Wore A Big Red Rose – Judy Garland
120. You’re More Than A Number In My Little Red Book – Drifters

The end is near (and notice)

I’m back from a business trip I had to make and will try to post regularly until next week, when I will be leaving for a summer holiday. The Friday song lists will continue to be posted automatically while I am away.

Licence plate photo sent to me by a friend.

Friday song list no. 4: Like the grass – Songs with the color green in the title

As I suspected, the green list is much shorter than the black, white and blue ones.

1. A Little Green Rosetta – Frank Zappa
2. Another Green World – Brian Eno
3. Bitter Green – Gordon Lightfoot
4. Dollar Green – Lou Rawls
5. Don’t Let The Green Grass Fool You – Wilson Pickett
6. Evergreen (Theme From A Star Is Born) – Barbra Streisand
7. Everything’s Gone Green – New Order
8. Fiddler’s Green – The Dubliners
9. Green Door – Shakin’ Stevens
10. Green Eyed Lady – Sugarloaf
11. Green Fields – The Vogues
12. Green Grass – Gary Lewis And The Playboys
13. Green Grass And High Tides – The Outlaws
14. Green Groves Of Erin – traditional Irish
15. Green Heaven – RHCP
16. Green Light – The American Breed
17. Green Light – Beyonce
18. Green Onions – Booker T & The Mgs
19. Green River – Creedence Clearwater Revival
20. Green Tambourine – The Lemon Pipers
21. Green, Green – The New Christy Minstrels
22. Greenback Dollar – Kingston Trio
23. Green – Eyed Lady – Sugarloaf
24. Greenfields – The Brothers Four
25. Greensleeves – traditional
26. It’s Not Easy Being Green – Kermit The Frog
27. Little Green Apples – O.C. Smith
28. Little Green Bag – George Baker Selection
29. The Color Green – Zakk Wylde
30. The Green Grass Starts To Grow – Dionne Warwick
31. The Green Green Grass Of Home – Tom Jones
32. The World’s Green Laughter – B – 52s
33. Velvet Green – Jethro Tull

Friday song list no. 3: A bit of blue – Song titles with the color blue

Popular colour, blue. To make this more about the colour and less about the feeling, I decided not to use the plural, even in the rare instances when it clearly refers to the colour. There are, however, many songs of the “feeling blue” variety.

1. A Blue Bird on Your Window Sill – Mountain Slim
2. A Sweet Little Bullet From A Pretty Blue Gun – Tom Waits
3. Almost Blue – Elvis Costello
4. Am I Blue – Bette Midler, Various
5. Am I Too Blue – Lucinda Williams
6. Angel In Blue – J. Geils Band
7. Another Light Blue Car from The DDR – Grace Jones
8. Baby Blue – Dusty Springfield
9. Baby Doll Blue Eyes – Burnette Brothers
10. Baby’s Got Her Blue Jeans On – Mel McDaniels
11. Behind Blue Eyes – the Who
12. Beneath the Blue Sky – Go Gos
13. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea – Eric Carmen
14. Beyond the Blue – Regi Stone
15. Big Blue Sea – Bob Schneider
16. Bitterblue – Bonnie Tyler
17. Black & Blue – Van Halen
18. Black Eyes, Blue Tears – Shania Twain
19. Black Skin Blue Eyed Boys – Equals
20. Bleeds In Blue – Hometown Hero
21. Blinky, The Blue Nose Space Deer – Steel and Wire Band
22. Blonde Hair, Blue Jeans – Chris de Burgh
23. Blue – LeAnn Rimes, Eiffel 65, Fine Young Cannibals, Joni Mitchell, Sarah McLachlan, Smashing Pumpkins, Third Eye Blind (some of these may be covers while others are different songs with the same title)
24. Blue Again – Louis Armstrong, Various
25. Blue and Black – Mercury Rev
26. Blue And Lonesome – old country tune
27. Blue and Yellow – The Used
28. Blue Angel – Roy Orbison
29. Blue Avenue – Elton John
30. Blue Bay – Can
31. Blue Bayou – Roy Orbison, Linda Ronstadt
32. Blue Beat & Ska – Matumbi
33. Blue Because of You – Vance 32
34. Blue Bird – Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
35. Blue Blooded Woman – Alan Jackson
36. Blue Blue Heartaches – Johnny Duncan & The Blue Grass Boys
37. Blue Burns Orange – Hawthorn Heights
38. Blue Butterfly – Roland Bautista
39. Blue Chair – Elvis Costello
40. Blue Chevrolet – The Beat Farmers
41. Blue Christmas – Elvis Presley
42. Blue Collar Man – Travis Tritt
43. Blue Demon – Che
44. Blue Eden – Neil Young
45. Blue Eyed Soul – Wilco
46. Blue Eyes – Elton John
47. Blue eyes Blue – Eric Clapton
48. Blue Eyes Cryin In the Rain – Roy Acuff
49. Blue Flashing Light – Travis
50. Blue for You – Men at Work
51. Blue glow – Pulp
52. Blue Green Orange – I Mother Earth
53. Blue Guitar – Justin Hayward
54. Blue hat for a blue day – Nick Heyward
55. Blue Hawaii – Elvis Presley
56. Blue haze – Jimmy Hendrix
57. Blue Highway – Billy Idol
58. Blue Highways – Graham Parker
59. Blue Hotel – Chris Izaak
60. Blue In Green – Miles Davis
61. Blue in the Morning – The Hollies
62. Blue is the Colour – Chelsea FC
63. Blue Jay Jay – The Beatles
64. Blue Jean – David Bowie
65. Blue Jean Blues – ZZ Top
66. Blue Jean Bop – Gene Vincent
67. Blue Kentucky Girl – Loretta Lynn
68. Blue Lagoon – Laurie Anderson
69. Blue Lines – Massive Attack
70. Blue Monday – Fats Domino
71. Blue Monday – New Order (not the same as the Fats Domino one)
72. Blue Money – Van Morrison
73. Blue Moon – Elvis Presley
74. Blue Moon Baby – T Cramps
75. Blue Moon of Kentucky – many, many performers, including Elvis Presley
76. Blue Moon Revisited – Song for Elvis – Cowboy Junkies
77. Blue Moon With Heartache – Roseanne Cash
78. Blue Morning – Foreigner
79. Blue Morning Blue Day – Foreigner
80. Blue on Black – Kenny Wayne Shepherd
81. Blue on Blue – Bobby Vinton
82. blue orchids – benny goodman
83. Blue Overall – XTC
84. Blue Peter – Mike Oldfield
85. Blue Red And Grey – The Who
86. Blue River – Elvis Presley
87. Blue Room – ORB
88. Blue Savannah – Erasure
89. Blue Shadows On the Trail – old Disney song, recorded by Syd Straw
90. Blue Skies – by Irving Berlin
91. Blue Skies Bring Tears – Smashing Pumpkins
92. Blue Sky – The Allman Brothers
93. Blue Sky Mine – Midnight Oil
94. Blue Sky Mining – Midnight Oil
95. Blue Sky On Mars – Dave Matthews
96. Blue Spark – X
97. Blue Steel Dues – Blue Cheer
98. Blue Suede Schubert – The Rutles
99. Blue Suede Shoes – Carl Perkins
100. Blue Summer Day – D.C.Anderson
101. Blue Sunday – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
102. Blue Tango – Leroy Anderson
103. Blue Telescope – John Hiatt
104. Blue the Dreamer – Frank Sinatra
105. Blue Tile Fever – Fu Manchu
106. Blue Train – Johnny Cash
107. Blue Turns To Grey – Cliff Richard
108. Blue Valentines – Tom Waits
109. Blue Velvet – Bobby Vinton
110. Blue Weekend – Karl Denver
111. Blue Wind – Jeff Beck
112. Blue World – Moody Blues
113. Blue, Red And Grey – The Who
114. Blueberry Hill – Fats Domino
115. Blue – Da Ba Dee – Eiffel 65
116. Bluer Than Blue – Michael Johnson
117. Blue – White Supergiant – Red Giant
118. bonny blue eyed nancy – mick moloney & eugene o’donnell
119. Born To Be Blue – Chet Baker
120. Brown To Blue – Elvis Costello & The Attractions
121. Bullet in the Blue Sky – U2
122. Can Blue Men Sing the Whites? – Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band
123. Caribbean Blue – Enya
124. Child Of The Wild Blue Yonder – John Hiatt
125. Code blue – TSOL
126. computer blue – purple rain soundtrack
127. Cool Blue – Eurythmics
128. Crystal Blue Persuasion – Tommy James & the Shondells
129. December Blue – Duke Ellington
130. Deep Dead Blue – Elvis Costello & Bill Frisell
131. Deeper Shade Of Blue – Steps
132. Delilah Blue – Joshua Kadison
133. Devil with a Blue Dress on – Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels
134. Don’t it make my brown eyes blue – Crystal Gayle
135. Electric Blue – Icehouse
136. Electron Blue – REM
137. Eon Blue Apocalypse – Tool
138. Famous Blue Raincoat – Leonard Cohen
139. Feelin’ Blue – Jerry Williams & the Violents
140. For You Blue – The Beatles
141. Forever Blue – Chris Isaak
142. Forever in Blue Jeans – Neil Diamond
143. Goodbye Blue Sky – Pink Floyd
144. Has That Blue Moon Ever Shined On You? – Toby Keith
145. Have You Ever Had It Blue – The Style Council
146. Hot, Blue and Righteous – ZZ Top
147. How Blue Can You Get – B.B. King
148. How Blue? – The Ames Brothers
149. I Dream Of Brownie With The Light Blue Jeans – Spike Jones
150. I Got Blue Cross – Deep Throat
151. Icy Blue Heart – John Hiatt
152. I’d Rather Be Blue – Barbra Striesand
153. I’m Thinking Tonight Of My Blue Eyes – The Carter Family
154. Incandescent Blue – Bruce Cockburn
155. It’s All Over Now Baby Blue – Bob Dylan
156. Jackie Blue – Ozark Mountain Daredevils
157. Lavender’s Blue – Jane Siberry
158. Little Blue – Independants
159. Little blue man – Betty Johnson
160. Little Blue Number – Richard Thompson
161. Little Blue Riding Hood – Stan Freberg
162. Little chalk blue – Roger Glover’s The Butterfly Ball
163. Little Girl Blue – Martha Raye, Janis Joplin, Various
164. Lonely Blue Boy – Conway Twitty
165. Love Is Blue – Paul Mauriat
166. Lullaby in Blue – Bette Middler
167. Midnight Blue – ELO
168. Misty Blue – Dorothy Moore
169. Misty Blue – The Proclaimers (not the same as the Dorothy Moore one)
170. Moody Blue – Elvis Presley
171. Mr. Blue – Garth Brooks
172. Mr. Blue Sky – ELO
173. My Blue Angel – Aaron Tippin
174. My Blue Heaven – Fats Domino
175. My Blue Heaven – The Pogues (not the same as the Fats Domino one)
176. My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy – Dolly Parton
177. Navy Blue – Diane Renay
178. Never saw Blue Like That – Shawn Colvin
179. New Blue Moon – The Traveling Wilburys
180. Nine Times Blue – Monkees
181. No Blue Skies – Lloyd Cole
182. No More Blue Horizons – Fool, Fool Fool China Crisis
183. nothing but blue skies – jackie wilson
184. Officer Blue – XTC
185. Old Blue Sweater – Buck
186. Once in a blue moon – Lighthouse Family
187. Out of the Blue – Roxy Music
188. Pacific Ocean Blue – Dennis Wilson
189. painting the blue skies black – simple minds
190. Pale Blue Eyes – Velvet Underground
191. Pink Turns to Blue – Husker Du
192. pleasantly blue – 4 non blondes
193. Protex Blue – The Clash
194. Rat Bat Blue – Deep Purple
195. Red Blue Jeans And A Pony Tail – Gene Vincent
196. Red Roses for a Blue Lady – Bobby Vinton
197. Rhapsody In Blue – George Gershwin
198. roses blue – joni mitchell
199. Runnin’ Blue – The Doors
200. Serenade In Blue – Glenn Miller and others
201. Silver Blue – Roxette
202. Sixteen Blue – The Replacements
203. So Blue – Paul Kelly & The Messengers
204. Soldier Blue – Buffy Sainte Marie
205. Something Blue – BMP
206. Song For The Blue Ocean – Neil Young
207. Song Sung Blue – Neil Diamond
208. Symphony in Blue – Kate Bush
209. Tangled Up In Blue – Bob Dylan
210. The Angel and the Little Blue Bell – Brenda Lee
211. The Band Wore Blue Shirts – Joe Jackson
212. The Blue Danube – By Johann Strauß
213. The Blue Light – Frank Zappa
214. The Blue Mask – Lou Reed
215. The Bluest Eyes in Texas – Restless Heart
216. The Bonnie Blue Flag – Tom Glaze
217. the devil & the deep blue sea – benny goodman
218. The House of Blue Light – various
219. The Nazz Are Blue – The Yardbirds
220. Thursday At The Blue Note – Guitar Wolf
221. True Blue – Madonna
222. True Blue Fool – Martina McBride
223. Turn Blue – Iggy Pop
224. Union City Blue – Blondie
225. Venus in Blue Jeans – Jimmy Clanton
226. Way to Blue – Nick Drake
227. When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again – Elvis Presley
228. Where the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day – Bing Crosby
229. You Ever Been Lonely? Have You Ever Been Blue? – Patsy Cline
230. You Look Good In Blue – Blondie
231. Your Baby Blue Eyes – Johnny Burnette
232. Your Baby Never Looked Good In Blue – Expose