Soul Clouds And Showers

The end of summer is near and to be honest there are a few dark clouds in my personal life as well these days. When I look outside rain is heavily falling on the streets. People are rushing home with their umbrellas as weapons against nature. Rain and the threat of rain are the main themes of these soul songs. The picture is done by Cuba Gallery. Enjoy!

Tracklist:

Angie Stone – No More Rain (In This Cloud) (1999)
Marvin Gaye – Cloud Nine (1970)
Eddie Kendricks – Date With The Rain (1972)
Billy Griffin – Hold Me Tighter In The Rain (1982)
Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons – Touch The Rainchild (1972)
Booty People – After The Rain (1977)
The Walker Brothers – Walking In The Rain (1967)
Incognito – It May Rain Sometime (2008)
Inez Foxx – You’re Saving Me For A Rainy Day (1973)
Silvetti – Sun After The Rain (1978)
Dee Dee Bridgewater – Sweet Rain (1978)
R. Kelly – Raindrops (2003)
George Benson – Rainy Night In Georgia (2009)
Young-Holt Unlimited – Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head (1970)
The Ronettes – Walking In The Rain (1964)
Parliament – Come In Out Of The Rain (1970)
Ann Peebles – I Can’t Stand The Rain (1974)
Astrud Gilberto – The Gentle Rain [RJD2 Remix] (2005)
The Undisputed Truth – Save My Love For A Rainy Day (1971)


Comments

Dazler said…
A great selection Eddy! I was listening tonight as I was driving home in the pouring-rain and I almost didn't want to get home!
Many highlights especially Silvetti, Dee Dee Brigewater & George Benson - I've never heard his version of "Rainy night in Georgia" before, it's wonderful! I love Randy Crawford's version and have been meaning to play it on my show for ages!

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