Rainbow Shine

by Joe Iadanza

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Written with the eleven year-old son of a friend of mine while sitting outside in a yard in Oyster Bay, Long Island. This song captures the spontaneity of the moment, the innocence of youth, and the beauty of what could have been just another sunny spring day.

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Green
The sun is shinin’ on me
The flowers and the birds are happy
It’s such a sight to see

Blue
I don’t have a clue
I’ll leave it up to you
Maybe someday we’ll see

Hello Rainbow Shine
All mine
Oh my
Always on my mind
Rainbow Shine

Yellow
Excitement all around
Above and on the ground
You always make me mellow

Red
Stuck inside my head
Aching and I’m shaking
I don’t know what to do

CHORUS

Violet
You always were so quiet
But honey I don’t buy it
Oh Violet, you’re the queen

Green
The sun is shinin’ on me
The flowers and the birds are happy
They’re happy and they’re free
They’re happy and they’re free
We’re happy and we’re free

CHORUS

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released October 3, 2018
Words by Luke Dixon and Joe Iadanza. Music by Joe Iadanza.

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Joe Iadanza New York, New York

Born of Italian immigrants and union activists, Joe Iadanza understands the passionate struggle of the American dream. Recalling Springsteen, Leonard Cohen, and Cat Stevens, this Long Island native’s music is rooted in classic folk: honest and raw. Iadanza has been heralded for his deeply personal songwriting, and fluid, percussive guitar playing. ... more

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