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Australian singles charts:
Have You Ever Seen the Rain entered the Kent charts on 15 February 1971 and peaked at #6. It was #39 on the Top 100 of 1971.
The song is on Pendulum which entered the Kent album charts on 8 February 1971 and reached #1 on 1 March 1971 where it remained for 3 weeks.
Record label of Australian release:
BONUS SONG BELOW – Hey Tonight
Have You Ever Seen the Rain is John Fogerty’s take on the imminent departure of his brother Tom from the band, and the overall tension in the group at a time when they should have been enjoying their success. The line, “I want to know – have you ever seen the rain comin’ down on a sunny day?” refers to Tom leaving while CCR was at its commercial zenith. The flip side of this single, Hey Tonight, is John reassuring the band that all would go well despite the adversity.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/creedence-clearwater-revival/have-you-ever-seen-the-rain
This song is also on our Spotify playlist Bang a Gong – the 70s
Hey Tonight is the B-side to Have You Ever Seen the Rain and also appears on the Pendulum album.
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