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The Winstons

Color Him Father

  • Soul
  • Funk
  • Space
  • Oldies
  • Bass
song from
  • 1969
  • 2011
  • 2006
  • 1970
  • 1960

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“Color Him Father” is a song released by funk and soul group The Winstons. It was released in 1969, and reached number 2 on the R&B charts and number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 that same year. Its composer, Richard Spencer, won a Grammy Award for Best R&B song in 1970. “Color Him Father” is one of the most known songs by The Winstons. It was released as a single, and the B-side contained a song entitled “Amen, Brother”. “Amen, Brother” contains what has now become one of the most heavily sampled drum breaks in the history of electronic music, especially jungle and breakbeat hardcore. This break has become known as the Amen Break. “Color Him Father” is an unabashedly sentimental song in which a schoolboy expresses his love for his stepfather, a hardworking and... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ I think I'll color him love ... Think I'll color this man father ... Said I'm gonna color him father

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More songs by The Winstons (See Charts): Amen, Brother.

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