This is the official song of the state of Colorado, U.S.
(A.J. Flynn, bet. 1896 & 1915)
Where the snowy peaks glow in the moonlight,
Above the dark forests of pine,
And the wild foaming waters dash onward,
Toward lands where the tropic stars shine;
Where the scream of the bold mountain eagle
Responds to the notes of the dove
Is the purple robed West, the land that is best,
The pioneer land that we love.
Tis the land where the columbines grow,
Overlooking the plains far below,
While the cool summer breeze in the evergreen trees
Softly sings where the columbines grow.
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- Song with chords (PDF)
- MIDI file
- Listen to the song