November 23, 1954 in Williamsburg
Williamsburg, VA, United States
Bruce Randall Hornsby (born November 23, 1954) is an American singer and keyboardist known for the spontaneity and creativity of his live performances, Hornsby draws frequently from classical, jazz, bluegrass, folk, Motown, gospel, rock, blues, and jam band musical traditions with his songwriting and the seamless improvisations contained within. Hornsby's recordings have been recognized on a number of occasions with industry awards, including the 1987 Grammy Award for Best New Artist with Bruce Hornsby and the Range, the 1990 Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album, and the 1994 Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance.
Thoughts on Songs with Bruce Hornsby
3 years ago
This song is about a father who's life is being changed by the birth of his son(s). at night..."I come by just to look at you" He is resolving to look at the world in a different way for their sakes and at the same time expressing hope that they come to see the world in "color" not black and white. He is also expressing gratitude for this new outlook on life - that there is "color" " Sometimes I see a narrow flash of light. I look at you and you show me the way." I can relate to these feelings - having kids will change your view of the world!