Summer Rain entered the Kent charts on 9 December 1967 and peaked at #14.
From Johnny Rivers’ album ‘Realization’
The song was a psychedelically-tinged, wistful reflection on the “Summer of Love” that had taken place a few months earlier, and is a fascinating time capsule for another reason. The lyric also makes reference to The Beatles’ era-defining album of 1967. Twice, Rivers sings: “All summer long we were dancing in the sand, everybody just kept on playing Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.”
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