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Creedence Clearwater Revival

Have You Ever Seen The Rain

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song from
  • 1970
  • 1971
  • 2012
  • 1969
  • 1967

“Have You Ever Seen the Rain?“ is a song written by John Fogerty and released in 1970 on the album Pendulum by American roots rock group Creedence Clearwater Revival. The song peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in 1971. On Cash Box pop chart, it peaked at number three. Billboard co-listed the b-side “Hey Tonight”. In the UK, it reached number 36. It was the group’s eighth gold-selling single. Some have speculated that the song’s lyrics are referencing the Vietnam War, with the ‘rain’ being a metaphor for bombs falling from the sky. In his review of the song for Allmusic website, Mark Deming suggests that the song is about the idealism of the 1960s fading in the wake of events such as the Altamont Free Concert and the Kent State shootings and... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ I know ... I want to know, have you ever seen the rain

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