Baby the Rain Must Fall (song)

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"Baby the Rain Must Fall"
Single by Glenn Yarbrough
from the album Baby the Rain Must Fall
B-side"I've Been to Town"
ReleasedJanuary 1965
LabelRCA Victor 8498
Songwriter(s)Elmer Bernstein, Ernie Sheldon
Producer(s)Neely Plumb
Glenn Yarbrough singles chronology
"Jenny's Gone and I Don't Care"
"Baby the Rain Must Fall"
"It's Gonna Be Fine"

"Baby the Rain Must Fall" is a song written by Elmer Bernstein and Ernie Sheldon and performed by Glenn Yarbrough after he left the Limeliters for a solo career. In early 1965, the song reached #2 on the adult contemporary chart and #12 on the Billboard chart.[1] It also reached number 3 in South Africa.[2]

The song is the title song from the movie, Baby the Rain Must Fall and is heard during the opening credits.

The song appeared on Yarbrough's 1965 album, Baby the Rain Must Fall. It was recorded at RCA Victor's Music Center of the World in Hollywood, California.[3]

The song was arranged by Bread lead singer David Gates.[4] Earl Palmer played drums on the song.

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  1. ^ Glenn Yarbrough, "Baby the Rain Must Fall" Chart Positions Retrieved January 20, 2014
  2. ^ "Springbok Radio SA Top 20". Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  3. ^ Glenn Yarbrough, Baby the Rain Must Fall Retrieved January 20, 2014
  4. ^ Yarbrough, "Baby the Rain Must Fall" single release Retrieved January 20, 2014
  5. ^ Chris Connor, Sings Gentle Bossa Nova Retrieved January 20, 2014