Darkness, Darkness

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"Darkness, Darkness"
Single by The Youngbloods
from the album Elephant Mountain
B-side "On Sir Francis Drake"
Released April 1969
Format 45rpm
Genre Folk rock, psychedelic folk
Length 3:53
Label RCA Victor
Songwriter(s) Jesse Colin Young
Producer(s) Charles E. Daniels
The Youngbloods singles chronology
"Quicksand"
(1968)
"Darkness, Darkness"
(1969)
"Get Together"
(1969)

"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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