My Top 1000 Songs #474: Blue

[I've been writing up my Top 1000 songs on a daily basis--you can see them all in descending order by hitting the All My Favorite Songs tag.]

A gorgeous slice of Americana balladry from the Jayhawks' 1995 LP Tomorrow The Green Grass. Ah, yes, those harmonies! Will you end up putting it on every playlist/mixtape you create for when friends visit because it's impossible for people not to melt just a bit when they hear it? Yep.

Live 2015:
Fantastic cover from the Thorns,2003 (one-off supergroup with Matthew Sweet, Shawn Mullins, Pete Droge):