Best 'Rain' Songs


The Top Ten

1 The Rains of Castamere - Jackie Evancho

This song is the musical equivalent of a rainy day, with Jackie's ethereal vocals permeating the story. - BobG

Just phenomenal. Be sure to listen to it on a sound system with a subwoofer. You're missing half of the music if you don't. The low frequencies accompanying Jackie's ethereal vocals create a visceral sense of foreboding - the songwriter's intention to be sure.

You will never, ever find a better rendition of this song. This definitely belongs to Jackie.

Jackies way of singing makes any song a hit!

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2 Rain - The Beatles

Maybe their most underrated. Ringo's drumming is fantastic. - PetSounds

3 A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall - Bob Dylan
4 Have You Ever Seen the Rain? - Creedence Clearwater Revival
5 Purple Rain - Prince
6 Summer Rain - Belinda Carlisle

Criminally underrated masterpiece from amazing Belinda. Very strong performance and powerful lyrics - Irina2932

7 Rain - Madonna

Very beautiful and sweet song by Madonna. One of her greatest ballads - Irina2932

8 Kentucky Rain - Elvis Presley
9 I Think It's Gonna Rain Today - Joe Cocker
10 Blue Eyes Cryin In the Rain - Willie Nelson

The Contenders

11 Rhythm of the Rain - The Cascades
12 Here Comes the Rain Again - Eurythmics
13 It’s Raining Men - Geri Halliwell

I love the original version from Weather Girls but Geri's cover version sounds much more fresh and intriguing - Irina2932

14 Black Summer Rain - Eric Clapton
15 I Wish It Would Rain Down - Phil Collins
16 Blame It on the Rain - Milli Vanilli
17 November Rain - Guns ‘n Roses

The longest No. 1 hit in history also features an unforgettable music video - Irina2932

Do you need some time on your own? Do you need some time all alone.

18 Rainy Day People - Gordon Lightfoot
19 Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head - B.J. Thomas
20 The Rain Song - Led Zeppelin

Music Poetry

21 Let It Rain - Eric Clapton
22 Rain, Rain - Cher
23 The Rain, the Park, & Other Things - The Cowsills
24 Rain - Creed
25 Rain When I Die - Alice In Chains


The chorus smacks In the face each and every time--I feel you Layne.

Rest In Peace Layne & Mike.

26 Outside the Rain - Stevie Nicks
27 Rain In May - Max Werner

One of the most underrated songs of all time.

28 Who'll Stop the Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival
29 Rainy Night In Georgia - Brook Benton
30 I Wish It Would Rain - The Temptations
31 Rainy Days and Mondays - The Carpenters
32 Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 - Bob Dylan
33 All Over the World - Electric Light Orchestra
34 Summer Rain - Johnny Rivers
35 Early Morning Rain - Gordon Lightfoot

You know you've got a groovy thing going when Elvis covers your song. - PetSounds

36 A Year Without Rain - Selena Gomez
37 Let It Rain - Tracy Chapman
38 Raindrops - Dee Clark
39 Raining In My Heart - Buddy Holly
40 Rainy Jane - Davy Jones

RIP Davy, you made The Monkees great!

41 Rain Is a Good Thing - Luke Bryan
42 Banana Pancakes - Jack Johnson
43 Rain - Breaking Benjamin
44 Escape (The Piña Colada Song) - Rupert Holmes
45 Fool in the Rain - Led Zeppelin
46 Singin' In the Rain - Mint Royale
47 Singing In the Rain - Gene Kelly
48 The Rains of Castamere - The National
49 Umbrella - Rihanna
50 The Rains of Castamere - Sigur RÓS
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Top Remixes

1. A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall - Bob Dylan
2. Rain - The Beatles
3. Purple Rain - Prince
1. Summer Rain - Belinda Carlisle
2. Rain - Madonna
3. Kentucky Rain - Elvis Presley
1. Here Comes the Rain Again - Eurythmics
2. Rain - Madonna
3. Set Fire to the Rain - Adele


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