AIN'T GOING TO RAIN NO MORE

Latest update on 22/05/2014

Artist: Will Lyle
Author: traditional
Label: Edison
Year: 1889

Carl Sandburg suggests this song dates back to the 1870s.

Covers:

1923:

Wendell Hall [n°1 US as It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo'; also popular in UK; Hall codified what already existed, just added a few original verses and credited himself]

1924:

Ernest Hare & Billy Jones [idem]

1924:

Billy Murray & Ed Smalle [idem]

1925:

DeFord Bailey [as Ain't Gonna Rain No More]

1925:

Savoy Orpheans [as It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo']

1929:

Gid Tanner & The Skillet Lickers [idem]

1939:

Hank Penny

1947:

Vera Hall

1951:

Ewan MacColl

1957:

Fiddlin' Arthur Smith & Earl Scruggs

1962:

Gus Cannon

1965:

Kentucky Colonels

1978:

Tom Waits [live in Washington, DC]

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