Walking in the Rain (The Ronettes song)

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"Walking in the Rain"
Single by The Ronettes
B-side "How Does It Feel?"
Released 1964
Genre R&B
Length 2:35
Label Philles Records
Writer(s) Barry Mann, Phil Spector, Cynthia Weil
Producer(s) Phil Spector
The Ronettes singles chronology
"Do I Love You?"
(1964)
"Walking in the Rain"
(1964)
"Born To Be Together"
(1965)

"Walking in the Rain" is a song written by Barry Mann, Phil Spector, and Cynthia Weil and was recorded by The Ronettes in 1964. The song reached #23 on The Billboard Hot 100 in 1964. The song also reached #28 on the R&B Singles chart in 1965.[1] The song contains sound effects of thunder and lightning, which earned Larry Levine a Grammy nomination.[2]

"Walkin in the Rain"
Single by Jay and the Americans
from the album Wax Museum, Vol. 1
B-side "For The Love Of A Lady"
Released 1969
Genre Rock
Length 2:50
Label United Artists Records
Writer(s) Barry Mann, Phil Spector, Cynthia Weil
Jay and the Americans singles chronology
"When You Dance"
(1969)
"Walkin in the Rain"
(1970)
"Capture The Moment"
(1970)

Jay and the Americans version[edit]

Jay and the Americans released a cover version of the song in 1969 on their album Wax Museum, Vol. 1. The song reached #19 on the The Billboard Hot 100; it was the last top-40 hit for the group.[3]

Cover versions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Ronettes singles
  2. ^ Walking in the Rain song review
  3. ^ Jay and the Americans singles
  4. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 589/590. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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