All I Needed Was the Rain

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"All I Needed Was the Rain"
Song by Elvis Presley from the album Elvis Sings Flaming Star
Recorded October 2, 1967
Writer(s) Sid Wayne and Ben Weisman

All I Needed Was the Rain is a song by Elvis Presley. It was written by Sid Wayne and Ben Weisman. It was recorded on October 2, 1967 at RCA's Nashville Studios. It featured in his 1968 film Stay Away, Joe.[1] In the film version Elvis talks at the end and dogs howl in the background. Gerry McLafferty describes the song as "being bluesy, a welcome addition to the film".[2]


  1. ^ Robertson, John (1994). The complete guide to the music of Elvis Presley. Omnibus Press. p. 54. ISBN 978-0-7119-3549-5. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 
  2. ^ McLafferty, Gerry (1989). Elvis Presley in Hollywood: celluloid sell-out. Hale. p. 157. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 

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