NEON RAINBOWThe Box TopsWayne/Carson/Thompson)The city lights, the pretty lightsThey can warm the coldest nightsAll the people going placesSmiling with electric facesWhat they find the glow erasesWhat they've lose the glow replaces, and life is love.In a neon rainbow, a neon rainbow.Moving lights, flashing sightsBlinking faster than your mindLeading people with suggestionsLeaving no unanswered questionsYou can live without directionAnd if don't have to be perfection, and life is love.In a neon rainbow, a neon rainbow.But in the daytime everything changesNothing remains the same, no one smiles anymoreAd no one willopen his doorUntil the night time comes, and then the ...City lights, the pretty lightsThey can warm the coldest nightsAll the people going placesSmiling with the electric facesWhat they find the glow erasesAnd what they lose the glow replaces, and life is love.In a neon rainbow, a neon rainbow, a neon rainbow.
The Box Tops were an American band of the 60s that combined soul and rock music into a popular sound epitomized by their famous single "The Letter". The band was fronted by teenaged singer Alex Chilton, and for their studio recordings after "The Letter", consisted solely of Chilton and Memphis studio musicians. For live performances, Chilton was joined by Tom Boggs (drums), Rick Allen (bass), Gary Talley (guitar), and Bill Cunningham (organ). A popular original member before their first hit was Larry Spillman (drums). ... Read More