Are there any songs that are about rain?

Rain – most of us don’t like it, especially here in Britain where we often get more than our fair share. Yet it’s amazing just how many songs have been inspired by droplets of cloud wee.

Why did John Fogerty write a song about rain?

Initial speculation around the song suggested that the “rain” was a metaphor for the Vietnam War, but years later John Fogerty revealed that the song was actually about the group’s unhappiness at the time, despite being top of the charts. There’s that rain again, here to put a downer on ya.

Who was the first person to write a song about rain?

Though Ray’s 1959 version is the most well-known, the loving ode was penned by Harold Arden over a decade before in 1946. The Oscar winning Bacharach song is well known now, but before it featured in Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid it was passed around to Ray Stevens and Bob Dylan, both of whom declined the chance to record it.

What was the song Rhapsody in the Rain based on?

The melody of “Rhapsody In the Rain” is based on Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet.” Following the controversy over this song, Lou Christie failed to find a follow-up hit until three years later in 1969 when “I’m Gonna Make You Mine” reached the pop top 10.

What did Shane McGowan sing about in the rain?

Shane McGowan may have been singing about the lasting memories of meeting a lover in the rain back in 1985, but for millennials a ‘Rainy Night In Soho’ is probably the caption they use on Snapchat while waiting for an Uber. Sometimes, rain is dead boring. Sometimes, you want something that’s going to go down in history.

Which is the number one raindrops song of all time?

The song was the first #1 pop hit for B.J. Thomas following his top 10 successes “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” and “Hooked on a Feeling.” The American Film Institute picked “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head” as one of the top 25 film songs of all time.

Who is the original singer of rainy night in Georgia?

With the single line, “I believe it’s rainin’ all over the world,” soul legend Brook Benton brings the melancholy spirit of the rain home. When Benton recorded “Rainy Night In Georgia,” it had been six years since his last top 10 pop hit single.