Songs For A Rainy Day – The Jesus and The Mary Chain, Jonquil, The Apples in Stereo, Atlas Sound, Modest Mouse, Sonic Youth

Across many regions of the United States Sunday, rain is in the forecast. From the San Francisco Bay Area to Boston, from Texas to Chicago, and Portland to New York, there is a common theme – rain.  Therefore, it makes sense that this third installment (listen to/download mix one and two) of the recent Sounds of Spring mixtape series focuses on songs about rain.

You can also check out 2010’s Songs About Spring and Celebrate The Days; and, 2009’s spring songs playlist volumes one, two and three.

“Happy When It Rains” The Jesus and The Mary Chain from 21 Singles (2002)

“It Never Rains”Jonquil from One Hundred Suns (2010)

“Rainbow, Puddle, Children” American Green from Roof To Roof EP (2009)

“The Rainbow”The Apples In Stereo from The Discovery Of A World Inside The Moon (2000)

“Rain Dogs” – Tom Waits from Rain Dogs (1985)

“It Rained”Atlas Sound from Another Bedroom EP (2008)

“It’s Still Raining” Butterglory from Are You Building a Temple in Heaven? (1996)

“Rain”The Beatles from Rubber Soul (1966)

“Why Does It Always Rain on Me?”Travis from The Man Who (1999)

“Still Raining, Still Dreaming” Jimi Hendrix from Electric Ladyland (1968)

“Rain”Massive Attack from Heligoland (2010)

“Rain on Tin” Sonic Youth from Murray Street (2002)

“Hard Rain is Gonna Fall”Bob Dylan from Freewheelin Bob Dylan (1963)

“Rainy Day in June”The Kinks from Face to Face (1966)

“Rain”Bishop Allen from The Broken String (2007)

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      1. Hi Bill: Yes, that awesome Led Zep track was definitely on our larger rain songs list, and we already have it lined up to be featured in the next installment of ‘Songs For A Rainy Day’ – stay tuned 🙂

        P.S. – We are HUGE Led Zeppelin fans. Few classic rock bands can claim they created consistent and stunning art rock mixed with blues and other influences. Also, if you are a Led Zeppelin, U2 and/or Jack White fan you gotta see the documentary ‘It Might Get Loud’. This is an especially must-see documentary for guitarists.

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