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Crystal Blue Persuasion

Lyrics by Tommy James, Ed Gray, and Mike Vale

This hit song from 1969 was written and performed by Tommy James and The Shondells

According to Tommy James himself, "when I wrote Crystal Blue, it was taken from the book of Revelation: the imagery of the new Jerusalem." But I prefer to think that the "blue crystal" is really the planet Earth. This song was a big hit in 1969, the year man landed on the moon, and television viewers saw a beautiful blue round crystal sphere photographed from space.

But if we want to consider further what "blue crystal" really has the power to persuade us to have world peace, consider the Silicon Solar Cell.

As BluCrystl says: "The silicon solar cell is a true crystal, blue in color, no pollution, no environmental danger, sufficient power ( I wonder how mankind survived before the use of fossil fuel energy, coal , oil, etc.) and I cannot see one country going to war over another's silicon solar cell photovoltaic panels."

For more information on silicon solar cells, See my Solar Energy Links


Look over yonder what do you see
The sun is a-risin'  most definitely
A new day is comin'  people are changin'
Ain't it beautiful crystal blue persuasion
Better get ready  gonna see the light
Love, love is the answer and that's all right
So don't you give up now so easy to find
Just look to your soul and open your mind
Crystal blue persuasion, mm-hmm
It's a new vibration
Crystal blue persuasion, crystal
Blue persuasion

Maybe tomorrow  when He looks down
Every green field  and every town
All of his children  every nation
There'll be peace and good brotherhood

Crystal blue persuasion
Crystal blue persuasion.....

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