Blue Turns to Grey

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"Blue Turns to Grey"
Song by The Rolling Stones from the album December's Children (And Everybody's)
Released 4 December 1965
Recorded 6 September 1965
Writer Jagger/Richards
December's Children (And Everybody's) track listing
"Gotta Get Away"
"Blue Turns to Grey"
I'm Moving On
"Blue Turns to Grey"
Single by Cliff Richard and the Shadows
B-side "Somebody Loses"
Released 18 March 1966
Format 7" single
Recorded 17 January 1966
Label Columbia
Producer(s) Norrie Paramor
Cliff Richard chronology
"Wind Me Up (Let Me Go)"
"Blue Turns to Grey"

"Blue Turns to Grey" is a song that was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. The song first appeared in February 1965 when both Dick and Dee Dee and The Mighty Avengers released versions of it as singles. Another version was released shortly thereafter by Tracey Dey on Amy Records. It was released by The Rolling Stones on their 1965 album December's Children (And Everybody's) later that year.

It became a hit (peak #15) in the UK when remade by Cliff Richard and the Shadows[1][2] in 1966 (b/w "Somebody Loses" (Tepper/Bennett), released 18 March 1966).

Flamin' Groovies released a version of the song on their 1978 album, Flamin' Groovies Now![3]


(Rolling Stones version)


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  2. ^ Cliff Richard and the Shadows: Blue Turns to Grey at Discogs (list of releases)
  3. ^ "Flamin Groovies - Flamin' Groovies Now CD Album". 2005-02-22. Retrieved 2013-01-08.