Darkness, Darkness

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"Darkness, Darkness"
Single by The Youngbloods
from the album Elephant Mountain
B-side"On Sir Francis Drake"
ReleasedApril 1969
Format45rpm
GenreFolk rock, psychedelic folk
Length3:53
LabelRCA Victor
Songwriter(s)Jesse Colin Young
Producer(s)Charles E. Daniels
The Youngbloods singles chronology
"Quicksand"
(1968)
"Darkness, Darkness"
(1969)
"Get Together"
(1969)

"Darkness, Darkness" is a song written by Jesse Colin Young in 1969, which has been covered by many artists. Young's band The Youngbloods released a version on their 1969 album Elephant Mountain. They released a version of the song as a single twice: in 1969, which reached #124 on the Billboard chart,[1] and in 1970, which reached #86 on the chart.[2]

Robert Plant released a version of the song as a single in 2002 that reached #27 on the rock chart.[3] It was featured on his 2002 album Dreamland.

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Other credits[edit]

  • 1983: appeared in the film Purple Haze
  • 1993: appeared in the opening credits of the film Jack the Bear
  • 2003: played during the credits of the film Ghosts of the Abyss (by Lisa Torbin)
  • 2005: played during the ending credits of the film The Devil's Rejects
  • 2015: played (in part) during the ending credits of episode 11 of Bloodline
  • 2018 : played on the opening scene of This Is Us season 3 episode 4 (the cover by Escondido was played at the end of the same episode)

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