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57 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 23 April 2013

Sir Michael Parkinson looks at the weather - and rain in particular - as the inspiration for song writers. Among the lyrics he celebrates are those to 'Come Rain Come Shine', 'Fire and Rain' 'Stormy Weather', 'Here's that Rainy Day' and of course 'Singin in the Rain'.

Music Played

15 items
  • Image for Woody Herman

    Woody Herman My Favourite Things

    This Is Jazz, COLUMBIA/LEGACY, CK-65040

  • Image for Frank Sinatra

    Frank Sinatra Come Rain Or Come Shine

    My Way: The Very Best Of Frank Sinatra, REPRISE, 9362-467122

  • Image for Supertramp

    Supertramp Its Raining Again

    Retrospectable, A&M, 0602-498869284

  • Image for James Taylor

    James Taylor Fire And Rain

    James Taylor - Classic Songs, CBS, 241089-2

  • Image for Jamie Cullum

    Jamie Cullum Singing In The Rain

    Twenty Something, Universal, PROM-O

  • Image for Barbra Streisand

    Barbra Streisand Gentle Rain

    Detour Ahead, CANDID, CCD-79796

  • Image for Dinah Washington

    Dinah Washington September In The Rain

    Amoureuse, PICKWICK, PWKS-539

  • Image for The Singers Unlimited

    The Singers Unlimited Soon It's Gonna Rain

    Magic Voices Cd6, MPS RECORDS, CD6-539 136-2

  • Image for Randy Crawford

    Randy Crawford Rainy Night In Georgia

    Soul Nights, POLYGRAM TV, 525-005-2

  • Image for Eurythmics

    Eurythmics Here Comes The Rain Again

    Eurythmics / Greatest Hits, RCA, PD-74856

  • Image for Ladysmith Black Mambazo

    Ladysmith Black Mambazo Rain, Rain, Beautiful Rain

    One World, GLOBAL, RADCD-74

  • Image for Randy Newman

    Randy Newman Rider In The Rain

    Little Criminals, WARNER BROS, 256-404

  • Image for Billie Holiday

    Billie Holiday Stormy Weather

    Once Upon A Summertime, VERVE, 520-9742

  • Image for Dionne Warwick

    Dionne Warwick Here's That Rainy Day

    Very Dionne, RHINO, 0349778692

  • Image for B.J. Thomas

    B.J. Thomas Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

    Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid, A&M, AMLS-963


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