Music Mama: “For a rainy day” playlist


By Jackie Helton, the Music Mama

It’s April, so it’s inevitable that we’ll have a few showers before spring’s flowers can emerge. When you’re stuck inside during a downpour, listen to this playlist we made just for a rainy day, and enjoy it while the rain taps at your window. Just print this list so you’ll have the titles handy the next time you’re shopping for music at iTunes or your favorite online music store. Enjoy!

Purple Rain, by Prince

Somewhere Over The Rainbow, by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

I Wish It Would Rain, by The Temptations

Crying In The Rain, by The Everly Brothers

It’s Raining Men, by The Weather Girls

Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head, by B.J. Thomas

Ain’t No Sunshine, by Bill Withers

Don’t Rain On My Parade, by Barbra Streisand

The Rain, The Park, and Other Things, by The Cowsills

Rhythm of the Rain, by Dan Fogelberg

Over The Rainbow, by Eva Cassidy (the most beautiful version of this song I’ve ever heard)

Remember When It Rained, by Josh Groban

Lightning Strikes, by Lou Christie

I Wish It Would Rain Down, by Phil Collins

I Can’t Stand the Rain, by Tina Turner

Raining On Sunday, by Keith Urban

Stormy Weather, by Etta James

Stormy, by The Classics IV

Laughter In The Rain, by Neil Sedaka

Blue Eyes Crying In the Rain, by Willie Nelson

Who’ll Stop The Rain, by Jennifer Hudson

Rainy Days and Mondays, by The Carpenters

Got a great suggestion for another “rainy day” song? Click on the comment button below and let us know. The Music Mama is back on the first of each month with a brand new playlist. Stay tuned.