Save It for a Rainy Day (Stephen Bishop song)

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"Save It for a Rainy Day"
Save It for a Rainy Day - Stephen Bishop.jpg
Single by Stephen Bishop
from the album Careless
B-side"Careless"
ReleasedDecember 1976
Format7"
Recorded1976
GenreSoft rock
LabelABC Records
Songwriter(s)Stephen Bishop
Producer(s)Henry Lewy, Stephen Bishop
Stephen Bishop singles chronology
"Save It for a Rainy Day"
(1976)
"On and On"
(1977)

"Save It for a Rainy Day" is a song by American singer/songwriter Stephen Bishop. The song was the first of two hit singles from his debut album, Careless. It features a guitar solo by Eric Clapton and Chaka Khan on backing vocals toward the close of the song.

"Save It for a Rainy Day" peaked at number 22 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100[1] and number 21 on the Cash Box Top 100. In Canada, the song peaked at number 20.[2]

The song was a bigger Adult Contemporary hit, peaking at number six in the U.S.[3] and number eight in Canada.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stephen Bishop - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 2014-03-27.
  2. ^ a b "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961–2001. Record Research. p. 33.
  4. ^ a b "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  5. ^ "Lyrics: Daybreak by Barry Manilow". Top40db.net. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  6. ^ "Adult Contemporary Music Chart". Billboard. 1977-02-19. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  9. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1999). Pop Annual. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. ISBN 0-89820-142-X.
  10. ^ Billboard, December 24, 1977.

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