What Have They Done to the Rain
|"What Have They Done To The Rain"|
|Single by The Searchers|
|B-side||"This Feeling Inside"|
|Released||November 1964 (UK); January 1965 (US)|
|Label||Pye 7N15739 (UK)|
Kapp 644 (USA)
|The Searchers singles chronology|
"What Have They Done to the Rain" is a song by Malvina Reynolds.
The song was recorded by The Searchers, reaching number 29 on the U.S. charts and number 13 in the UK in 1965. It has been recorded by many other artists including The Seekers, Marianne Faithfull, Esther & Abi Ofarim (1965), Joan Baez (1962), and Melanie.
The song was also recorded by the composer and issued by Columbia on the 1967 album Malvina Reynolds Sings the Truth (reissued on CD by Omni in 2008).
- Paul Gabaccini, Tim Rice and Jo Rice: British Hit Singles, 7th Edition, Guinness Books, 1989, page 230.
- Gilliland, John (1969). "Show 19 - Blowin' in the Wind: Pop discovers folk music. [Part 2]" (audio). Pop Chronicles. University of North Texas Libraries.
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