Songs to Bring the Rain
- Jackson Browne, “You Love the Thunder,” from Running on Empty.
- Garbage, “I’m Only Happy When It Rains,” from Absolute Garbage.
- Prince, “Purple Rain,” from guess which album?
- The Ronettes, “Walking in the Rain,” from Be My Baby.
- Billie Holiday, “Stormy Weather,” from Forever Lady Day.
- Aaron Neville, “Louisiana 1927,” from Gold.
- B.J. Thomas, “Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head,” from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
- The Carpenters, “Rainy Days and Mondays,” from Carpenters Gold.
- Bonnie “Prince” Billy, “Raining in Darling,” from I See a Darknesss.
- Creedence Clearwater Revival, “Who’ll Stop the Rain?” from Best of …
- And then there’s Ladysmith Black Mambazo singing “Rain Rain Beautiful Rain,” Live at the Royal Albert Hall.
Thanks again to Adam Lipman and Mary Wilmes for collecting these staff picks and making the display.
Photo credit: LoneCamel
Vaughn Harrison works at Half Moon Bay Library and on the Bookmobile.