The votes are in.
Last week, in the ‘eye’ of ‘Hurricane’ Lorenzo and with a stunning €25 voucher to spend at Golden Discs on offer, I asked YOU to name your favourite song mentioning storms or rain or wind.
You answered in your windswept dozens.
133 of you, in fact.
An incredible selection, thank you
Sadly there could be only one winner.
Judy Garland –You’ll Never Walk Alone.
Slightly Bemused writes:
My mother’s favourite song! I recently heard Judy Garland’s version, and it moved me to tears as that was her favourite version….
The Blue Nile – Tinseltown In The Rain.
Seamus Keane writes:
A stone cold classic…:
Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Didnt It Rain.
Liam Deliverance writes:
The “Godmother of Rock and Roll” , this wonderful performance comes from an American Folk Blues Tour in England in 1964, this recording comes from Manchester. A five decades long career starting in 1919 inspired many more greats that followed in her footsteps. V
Voice, showmanship and guitar playing, she had it all. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018 as an “early influence”, and what an influence, she inspired Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and many more that followed in their footsteps. [Today] October 9, is the 46th anniversary of her passing in 1973….
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