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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Rainy Day Playlist

The Mid-Atlantic is experiencing some pretty dreary weather right now. It hasn't been fun to go out in, but the gray skies over the white snow and black trees in my yard were picturesque enough to inspire this eclectic playlist. Presenting my rainy day playlist: 30 songs about wetness, rain, storms, clouds, fog, and mist. Also, featuring a bonus track with hopes for sunnier skies.
1. Wet Hair - Japandroids
2. Buckets of Rain - Bob Dylan
3. Fire and Rain - James Taylor
4. The Clock and The Storm - The Appleseed Cast
5. Raindrops - Basement Jaxx
6. Let It Rain - Tracy Chapman
7. Raining Blood - Slayer
8. Can You Stand The Rain - Boyz II Men
9. I Wish It Would Rain - The Temptations
10. Rain Dogs - Tom Waits
11. And It Rained All Night - Thom Yorke
12. Stormy Weather - Lena Horne
13. Stormy Weather - Echo and The Bunnymen
14. Rain Edit Interlude - Prefuse 73
15. There's A Storm Coming - The Standells
16. Tonight There'll Be Clouds - The Microphones
17. Wet Work - Q and Not U
18. Red Rain - The White Stripes
19. Dry The Rain - The Beta Band
20. Foggy Notion - The Velvet Underground
21. Rainy Day, Dream Away - Jimi Hendrix
22. Only Happy When It Rains - Garbage
23. Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games - Of Montreal
24. Raining Patterns - CFCF
25. Candy Rain - Soul For Real
26. Rainy Day Woman - Waylon Jennings
27. Chimacum Rain - Linda Perhacs
28. I Can't Stand The Rain - Ann Peebles
29. The Rain Become the Clouds - Emanuel and The Fear
30. Storm (Part 1) - Godspeed You Black Emperor!
Storm (Part 2) - Godspeed You Black Emperor!
Storm(Part 3) - Godspeed You Black Emperor!
***Clocking in at over 20mins long, I couldn't find a complete recording of this song. You have to listen to it in sections, sorry.***
BONUS: Rainbow Connection - The Muppets

Thanks to my friends Becka, Emily, and Alessandro for their inspired suggestions for this list. Hopefully, these songs will help cheer up even the bluesiest of weather-induced moods.

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