A Good Thang

18 05 2011

As a contrast to last week’s amazing weather, this week, has seen dotted rain showers on and off throughout the area. I’m not totally against rain, but when it happens in such an unpredictable manner, it’s not always the most ideal weather. But I like to think that a little water shouldn’t spoil my day, but in fact, it can. Some people really dislike the rain, which can be understandable, since it gets gloomy and dark and unpleasant.

However, not everyone dislikes rain. Some musicians in fact, create great music in praise of the rain. Take my new favorite song, “Rain Is A Good Thing.” I don’t normally enjoy modern day country, but this song got me hooked pretty much immediately. It’s not often you hear the words, “rain” and “thing” rhyme!

They must really value rain in the southern part of the country, because the next band (also from the South) has made a few hit songs about rain. Next up is my current favorite band, Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR). Not many bands have written any songs about this wet weather, so the fact that CCR has a few rain-themed songs, must mean they are fans of this falling water.

As you can tell, those Southerners really enjoy singing about rain. Of course there are other musicians who sing about rain, but it sure seems like there is a heavy emphasis on musicians in the South, singing and praising the rain. Maybe my tolerance for the rain has something to do with my love of the South.

Advertisements

Actions

Information

3 responses

19 05 2011
Brendon Rubin-Oster

I recall a night shift I was working where I was playing the role of DJ. And during those overnight hours, it began raining outside which inspired an all rain song list! Maybe it was driven by the insanity we call overnight shifts, but we had a great time with the concept. Unfortunately, none of the songs posted above made it, but I do thoroughly enjoy the first one!

27 08 2011
Bob Dylan’s Hurricane Playlist « C.A.P.S.Love.

[…] blogged about weather playlists in the past such as ones for rain and the heat but today is a unique kind of playlist. It started out as a hurricane playlist, but […]

23 05 2012
My Top 5 Most Attractive Country Singers | C.A.P.S.Love Two: The Girl On The JumboTron

[…] the genre quite yet, but I’m learning. So far, the only info I’ve got is on these two guys, and still I’m just learning. But the learning process isn’t too bad, when there is a […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: