Best Songs Ever

What’s your favorite song?
Random Song
Please enter a search term (min. 2 chars)
Activities
iTunes Charts
ø 4.2 at 16 votes
What’s your rating?

Elvis Presley

Early Morning Rain

Rock
  • Rock
  • Country
  • Pop
  • Space
  • Folk
song from
1973
  • 1973
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 1966
  • 1972

Alternative video Spotify
“Early Morning Rain” (sometimes Early Mornin’ Rain) is a song composed and recorded by Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot. The song appears on his debut album Lightfoot! (1966) and in a re-recorded version on the 1975 compilation Gord’s Gold. It has been recorded by many noted artists, including Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan and Paul Weller. Lightfoot composed the song in 1964, supposedly inspired by seeing off a friend at the Los Angeles airport some years previous. The lyrics suggest someone down on his luck, standing by an airport fence and observing the thunderous takeoff of a Boeing 707 jetliner. The general narrative of the song can be taken as a sort of jet-age musical allegory to a hobo of yesteryear lurking around a railroad yard, attempting to surreptitiously board... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ In the early mornin' rain ... So I best be on my way

Current Rank: ...

Popularity on the Web

Web
YouTube
last.fm
Spotify
0%

Discover

More songs by Elvis Presley (See Charts): The Promised Land, Danny Boy, For The Heart, Almost In Love, So Glad You're Mine, If I Were You, There Goes My Everything, I Really Don't Want To Know, It Hurts Me, and T-R-O-U-B-L-E.

Popular in Rock (See Charts): Bohemian Rhapsody, Beat It, Wish You Were Here, Give In To Me, Wherever You Will Go, Stigmatized, Nothing's Changed, Hotel California, Imagine, and Nothing Else Matters.

Comments


Use at most three hashtags in your comment to connect the song with a topic (i.e. #live or #workout). It must contain at least one letter. You can view a toplist for every tag.