It’s that time of year again. Bust out the squeaky boots, jackets, and umbrellas, ’cause it’s raining.
But don’t let that get you down. Instead, appreciate the musical genius that’s been inspired by this meteorological phenomenon over the years. Here’s my sweet 16 of great songs about rain.
- Fool in the Rain – Led Zeppelin
- Have You Ever Seen the Rain? – Creedence Clearwater Revival
- JTR – Dave Matthews Band
- Riders on the Storm – the Doors
- Africa – Toto
- Who’ll Stop the Rain? – Creedence Clearwater Revival
- Dreams – Fleetwood Mac
- Rain – MIKA
- Fire and Rain – James Taylor
- Streets of Love – the Rolling Stones
- Purple Rain – Prince
- Here Comes the Rain – Eurythmics
- Standin’ in the Rain – ELO
- Sultans of Swing – Dire Straits
- Penny Lane – the Beatles
- After the Rain Has Fallen – Sting
Feel free to comment with your favorites – I’d love to expand my rainy day playlist.