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21 Favorite Songs About Rain

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Like listening to breakup songs when you’ve been dumped, hearing songs about rain while it’s coming down make you feel less alone. They can even remind us that rain is kind of beautiful. Here are some of my favorites!

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posted May 27, 2009 at 3:04 pm

Now I have “It’s Raining Men” in my head.

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posted May 27, 2009 at 3:05 pm

A favorite movie scene, thank you. Another favorite movie rain song though not raining is RAIN DROPS KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. I have Happy childhood memories singing to it on the radio.

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Annapurna Moffatt

posted May 27, 2009 at 3:11 pm

I love rain (as long as it doesn’t last for a week): afterwards you can get some really good photos of water droplets (one of my favourite subjects), and it saturates the colours.

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Karen Brown

posted May 27, 2009 at 3:29 pm

I never was much of a country fan, but I do like the song by Clint Black ‘Like the Rain’.

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posted July 7, 2009 at 4:52 pm

Ooowh, don’t forget “Northern Downpour” by Panic at the Disco.
Great song.
They also have that old sounding song, “I Have Friends in Holy Spaces” which is about a rainy day.

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posted January 19, 2010 at 3:20 pm

Where’s The Cascades’ “Rhythm of the Rain”?

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Donna Nichols

posted February 25, 2010 at 1:44 pm

Actually, the title of the Fleetwood Mac song is “Dreams”, not Thunder Only Happens When It’s Raining. It was their only #1 single and a shining example of Stevie Nicks’s magnificent songwriting talent.

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posted March 15, 2010 at 1:15 pm

I am glad someone mentioned Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head. It’s my favorite. CCR also has Who’ll Stop the Rain, Garth Brooks -The Thunder Rolls has good thunder sounds and one of Billy Joel’s early albums has Falling of the Rain with piano that feels like its raining.

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posted March 16, 2010 at 5:44 am

I’ll put the Tones On Tail song “Rain” up against any of my favorite Classic Rock rain songs any day of the week. It has an incredibly long intro, but actually turns into something of a love song in a pop vein. Fans of Brian Eno, Roxy Music, Eurithmics, Peter Gabriel and Talk Talk might get into this. For a best listening experience put this one on headphones and drift into the stratosphere, just when it’s about got you in Alpha waves it soflty kicks in with a hypnotic rhythm. Anyways, hope you enjoy… : )

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Hector Calvillo

posted September 6, 2010 at 6:14 am

So much rain so much pain,is it hait that blinds us all i see it in your eyes i see it in my dogs eyes,i see it in the rain, so much so much pain.

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Greg Richardson

posted September 8, 2010 at 1:26 pm

“Rain will Fall” – I Mother Earth is my favorite….

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posted September 8, 2010 at 8:48 pm

Here Comes the Rain Again–Eurythmics is my favourite. I agree with George. It is nothing better than listening to the alpha wave inducing music.

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Harry Johnson

posted October 10, 2010 at 10:34 pm

I’ve been looking at lists of rain songs and was wondering how everyone left out “The Who” and then I looked it up and discovered why. The song I’ve been singing in my head is “Love Reign o’er me”. It does start out with the sound of rain in the background. I never paid attention to the spelling. Many of you missed the homonym in my name. hehehe

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Eva BreakUp

posted November 26, 2010 at 8:13 am

What about “It’s a raining man”? It is also a song about rain! Love it!

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posted January 26, 2011 at 7:28 pm

My all time favourite rain song is Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head by BJ Thomas

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posted February 3, 2011 at 8:16 am

Thank for sharing this songs after the rain. For me, rain is a song in itself. Hearing the rain is so relaxing but not storm of course. A simple rain can help you recall a lot about your past and it is very comforting.

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posted February 15, 2011 at 8:14 am

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posted April 3, 2011 at 12:15 am

How about Rainy Day in Georgia
I Wish that It would Rain and I want to go outside in the Rain all Old School

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posted April 28, 2011 at 10:24 am

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posted May 3, 2011 at 11:05 am

Rainy Days and Mondays – the Carpenters
Why Does it Always Rain on Me? – Travis

:-) Thanks for the list and the great suggestions in the comments!

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posted May 5, 2011 at 11:30 am

A few more to add to your list: :)

“Songs About Rain” – Gary Allan
“Bring on the Rain” – Jo Dee Messina/Tim McGraw
“She’s My Kind of Rain” – Tim McGraw
“Georgia Rain” – Trisha Yearwood
“Rain Is a Good Thing” – Luke Bryan
“Appalachian Rain” – Matraca Berg
“When It Rains” – Eli Young Band
“I’m No Stranger To The Rain” – Keith Whitley
“Smoky Mountain Rain” – Ronnie Milsap
“Nobody’s Gonna Rain on Our Parade” – Kathy Mattea
“Rainy Day People” – Gordon Lightfoot
“It Always Rains On Saturday” – Reba McEntire
“Is It Raining At Your House” – Vern Gosdin
“100% Chance of Rain” – Gary Morris
“Rockin’ With The Rhythm Of The Rain” – The Judds
“Lizzie and the Rainman” – Tanya Tucker
“Let It Rain” – Mark Chesnutt
“Mandolin Rain” – Bruce Hornsby

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posted May 15, 2011 at 8:42 pm

Being an R&B & blues lover I have to add:
Keith Sweat, In the Rain & John Hiatt, Feels Like Rain

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posted June 6, 2011 at 10:48 pm

All of the previously mentioned are good choices, however, I can’t believe that no one has listed “Rain” by The Cult.

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posted June 12, 2011 at 4:35 pm

Kiss the rain – Billie Myers
November rain – Guns And Roses
Don’t go out into the rain – Herman’s Hermits
Walking in the rain – Orange Juice Jones
Rainy day feeling – Grass Roots
Kentucky rain – Elvis
Feel the rain – Natasha Bedingfield

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posted August 30, 2011 at 2:31 pm

What about Garbage, “I’m only happy when it rains?” Also, what about

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Candace L.

posted October 17, 2011 at 5:29 am

“I Love the Rainy Nights!” by Eddie Rabbitt–It’s so happy. My mom and I used to dance in the living room to it…I love rain by the way!

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Izzi DeCruz

posted November 22, 2011 at 5:19 pm

Prince- Purple Rain ? XD

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posted May 6, 2012 at 5:16 pm

Not a big country music fan, but Tim Mcgraw’s Shes my kind of rain is a beautiful love song about the rain.

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posted May 31, 2012 at 11:12 pm

I liked this one, it can make you relax, if you closed your eyes, it looks like you have poured by a rain, thanks for sharing this.

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posted June 4, 2012 at 1:26 am

I love this songs abut rain, its very amusing to listen, thansk for sharing this very beautiful songs.

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Leena Dasot

posted August 8, 2012 at 12:02 am

I am a big fan of rain songs, i enjoy rain songs in my lovely car ferrari.

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posted September 7, 2012 at 9:11 pm

One of my favorites is an old Johnny Rivers song called, “Summer Rain… rain taps at my window
West wind soft as a sweet dream
My love warm as the sunshine
Sittin’ here by me, she’s here by me-ee-”

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posted September 7, 2012 at 9:15 pm

How about Ace of Base, “Everytime it Rains, and the Everly Brothers “Cryin’ In The Rain”

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posted October 4, 2013 at 11:22 pm

Emilie Simon – Il Pleut

Awolnation – Sail (Gravity Remix)

Planet Funk – Under The Rain

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