And as a follow-on to my last post – a tribute to Vincent Van Gogh by Don McLean.

Starry, starry night
Paint your palette blue and gray
Look out on a summer’s day
With eyes that know the darkness in my soul
Shadows on the hills
Sketch the trees and the daffodils
Catch the breeze and the winter chills
In colors on the snowy linen land

Swirling clouds in violet haze
Reflect in Vincent’s eyes of china blue
Colors changing hue
Morning fields of amber grain
Weathered faces lined in pain
Are soothed beneath the artist’s loving hand

Now I think I know what you tried to say to me
And how you suffered for your sanity
And how you tried to set them free
They would not listen, they’re not listening still
Perhaps they never will


  1. 🙂


  2. Love this song!


  3. Fantastic song, David. An old favorite and so heartfelt. Thanks for sharing!


  4. Have ALWAYS loved this song…


  5. ‘But I could have told you VIncent/This world was never meant for one as beautiful as you’ this song..


  6. LaDona's Music Studio says:

    If I want to maintain my composure I have to gloss over the words and focus on the music, which is beautiful. I also like Josh Groban’s cover this piece with Christopher Parkening on guitar – a very different voice but both are great.


  7. This song bring back lots of memories. 🙂


  8. That is still one of my all time favourites. Love that song.


  9. Thank you David. This is a beautiful song with a great message about beauty.

    Take care,



  10. I’m loving this!


  11. ONe of my favorite songs, excellent post!



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