Rain Rain (Don’t Go Away)

Alec Wilder

Alec Wilder


PROFILE
Composer Alec Wilder
Lyricist Marshall Barer
Year Written 1955
About Rain, Rain (Don’t Go Away)
TBD

Lyrics

Rain, rain, don’t go away
Rain all night and rain all day
Rain, oh rain, stay with me
Keep my tears company

Rain, I’m all alone
Silent room and silent phone
Gentle rain, quiet rain
Soothe my heart, ease my pain

Feelin’ a way that I do
A sunny day would be in vain
When I’m feelin’ so low and so blue
There’s nothing as right as the rain

So rain, rain, don’t go away
Keep on rainin’ soft and gray
Keep my tears company
‘Til my baby comes back to me

Session / Album Information

1972

“Rain, Rain (Don’t Go Away)” was recorded in December, 1972 and released the following year on the album Listen Easy. It was arranged by Don Costa.

This recording released on:

  • 1973: Verve LP 12″: V6 5094 — Listen Easy
  • 1973: Philips LP 12″: 6308 157 — Listen Easy
  • 1973: Philips LP 12″: 6641297 — Spotlight On Tony Bennett (UK)
  • 2011: Disc #46 in The Tony Bennett Complete Collection (88697874602-JK45) Listen Easy

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