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David Balfe, the composer of the famous 'Blue is the colour' is dead.

David Balfe, the composer of the famous  'Blue is the colour' is dead, at the age of 74.
A  lot of people may not know about him, but definitely his works are not strange to all, particularly that anthem. One of the best in football.
David Balfe wrote the words and the tunes of Chelsea FC's Anthem In 1972 when Chelsea were preparing for the league one Finals, the song was released to consolidate the event. From there, it became like a slogan in the mouth of everyone.
The family made known of his demise  in a news paper publication in Northern times UK on Friday,1st Nov.

He was an epitome of the values shared by the club. Verh much loved by many heart-broken son Lorne confirmed:

"He was a loyal friend and adviser to many. His stories at parties and encouragement to many, will be greatly missed."
There would be a memorial service  for him on Nov 9 at Culloden baptist church. Donations are also welcomed at the service

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