I promised to post videos of all-time best rain songs suggested by Blotch readers, and here they are:

Bryan F said, “ ‘Thunderstorms and Neon Signs’ by Wayne Hancock, perfect for trips through West Texas.” Unfortunately I couldn’t find this on YouTube. This live recording of “Chameleon” from the 1970s will have to do:


Angela likes “I Love A Rainy Night” by Eddie Rabbitt:

Laurie says “Ann Peebles’ ‘I Can’t Stand the Rain’ — I couldn’t find her version but I think Tina Turner works in a pinch.”

A friend suggested “Purple Rain” but Prince doesn’t allow his music to be played on YouTube. But here’s a good version by Darius Rucker:

Here’s one of my favorites, “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain,” which is associated with Willie Nelson but was written decades ago by Floyd Rose and was recorded by Hank Williams on this live broadcast from 1951:

Of course, the sun is supposed to be back out. What are your favorite sunny songs?

Here’s the most obvious:

Here’s one of my favorites:

And check out Bruce Springsteen’s “Waiting For A Sunny Day”: