Sunday, April 25, 2010

Kentucky Rain

Its rained on and off all weekend here in Lexington, but tonight as I settled in with a book it started coming down hard.  I had the windows open and the sound and smell of the rain was beautiful.  Soon I found myself thinking about all of the great songs that have been written about rain, I have a ton in my collection alone so I started making a mix so I could listen to songs about rain at work tomorrow.

I'm going to share - even though it means exposing some of the more embarrassing aspects of my music collection.  There are songs from every genre represented, some recent songs and some that I remember my parents playing when I was just little.  Some things haven't changed in the last 30 years - artists are still finding inspiration in the beauty of the rain.

The title of this post comes from the most appropriate song in my collection, Elvis' "Kentucky Rain"

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2 comments:

Nicole said...

I love the smell of rain! And I love I Love A Rainy Night. That song brings back so many memories from growing up!

cindy said...

i love the smell of rain and the sound too if we're all safe and sound. don't forget 'rain' by patty griffin. there are these little bells that sound so sweet, especially at 2:43.

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