Summer rain is an evocative thing. The smell of the water hitting parched earth, the brilliance of the refreshed grass and foliage, the mad panic of people at a garden party dashing to shelter, Pimm’s sloshing around in their glasses. Perhaps it’s just us, but it seems an exclusive trope of British weather to interrupt our well-laid plans by chucking it down as soon as we’ve all put on our best sun hats – picnics are left sodden and all we have to show for our efforts are a few soggy Kalamata olives, a puddle of Percy Pigs and wind-battered bunting.
But it’s something to be cherished as for many it holds many memories. Let’s raise a damp paper cup to the delightful downpour – and why not dedicate a playlist to it so we can soundtrack the soaked summer that we all (semi-begrudgingly) love?
Click here to buy Buddy Holly – Raining In My Heart on Musicroom.com
Click here to buy Ray Charles – Come Rain Or Come Shine on Musicroom.com
Click here to buy The Everly Brothers – Crying In The Rain on Musicroom.com
Click here to buy Fred Neil – Yonder Comes The Blues on Musicroom.com
Click here to buy Lonnie Johnson – Falling Rain Blues on Musicroom.com
Click here to buy Randy Newman – I Think It’s Going To Rain Today on Musicroom.com
Click here to buy Joni Mitchell – Rainy Night House on Musicroom.com
Click here to buy Creedence Clearwater Revival – Have You Ever Seen The Rain on Musicroom.com
Click here to buy Del Shannon – Run Away on Musicroom.com
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