Behind The Song:

“When It’s Raining” started on a rainy, grey day looking out of a window.

I had been noodling around on a Nanci Griffith song called “John Phillip Griffith,” and decided to reverse the progression. I played it a couple of times and then the first line popped out.

This one is a “list song” of sorts.

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