Friday, June 08, 2012

Thunderclap Old Man


I know the Laird Of Lanark and I once famously opined otherwise, but today this is my Best Pop Record Ever Made.

*pours very large gin & tonic with big slice of lime*

The Ronettes - 'Walking In The Rain' (1964)

12 comments:

  1. It's lovely yup. My brain got a little confused though, it's The Rhythm Of The Rain that's in Quadrophenia isn't it? The scene where Jimmy takes it off and puts on My Generation? At the party?

    Have a grand weekend. I'm going to be gloomy after a week off week. I get a mood on when Sunday comes, it's double trouble when I've had time off.

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  2. I empathise. I hope you find a small thing to make you smile, even come Sunday. Two small things, perhaps.

    It is indeed 'Rhythm Of The Rain' (by The Cascades) that is used in Quadrophenia.

    That's a lovely record too.

    In fact, aren't there lots of lovely records about rain?

    More than there are about sunshine, in my humble.

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  3. Good post, cracker of a pic too.

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  4. It's a fair cop. (Or an overcast one with a probability of further rain from the west).

    Swift half Gloria. Need to get back to Mrs Dickie who's still laid up. May pop in for last orders if poss.

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  5. i still owe you a present of glorious proportions for irma's rain song and oh my this one is just ... oh you know... overwhelmingly ace... and with all that hair too
    x

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  6. Irma's rain song, oh yes, oh lawdy x

    Dickie - see Gloria on your way back, there's one in for yer.

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  7. Bless you davide. Harrington soaked through.
    To coin a moist pop phrase or two ..
    It's rainin', I'm cryin', I'm sinkin', I'm dyin'.
    Wish I was walkin' hand in hand in the rain with the one I love listenin' to the rythmn of it falling and the laughter bringin' back sweet memories. And please share my umbrella.. ella, ella.

    Wee chaser Gloria luv, and a lipstick kiss on the wet cheek.

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  8. You keep your wet bits away from me and you with a laid up Mrs and all

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  9. You're such a tease. Have one yerself. And turn that there 'Punk Britannia' up a bit more, girl. We're ALL 16 again!

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  10. Make up yer mind.

    'Walking In The Rain With The One I Love' by Love Unlimited is another good 'un. Complete with excellent telephone spoken word bit from Barry White.

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  11. Yesterday that was the perfect song, well that or Umbrella. Today very overcast much like my mood this morning.

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