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It was originally released by White on his album, Continuedon Monument Records, shortly before Benton's hit single was issued. I went down there to get a job and I was playing guitar too at the house and stuff. I drove a dump truck for the highway department and when it It Isn’t Real - Joseph Bishara - The Conjuring 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) rain you didn't have to go to work.
You could stay home and play your guitar and hangout all night. So those thoughts came back to me when I moved on to Texas about three months later. I've been in the cotton fields. So I thought if I ever tried to write, I'm going to write about something I know about. No original songs and I hadn't really thought about it. But after I heard Bobbie Gentry I sat down and thought So I was real lucky with my first tries to write something that was not only real and hit pretty close to the bone, but lasted that long.
So it was kind of a guide for me then on through life to always try to write what I know about. Included on his "come-back" album Brook Benton Todaythe melancholy song became an instant hit.
It also reached number four on the Billboard Hot and number two on the Adult Contemporary chart. The Rainy Night In Georgia - Various - As Time Goes By certified the single gold for sales of one million copies. David Ruffin recorded a cover version of the song the same year as Benton, but Motown did not release the album until Thomas also recorded the song the same year as Benton for his album Most of All. In Prince Buster rewrote the lyrics and recorded a sexually explicit reggae version of this song called Rainy Night In Georgia - Various - As Time Goes By Big Five ", usually found with certain words bleeped out.
Gregory Isaacs did a dancehall style version at the start of the 90s. More recent covers include those by indie folk-rock band Hem from their album No Word from Tomand by Boz Scaggs from his album Memphis Australian band Ross Hanniford Trio recorded a Stoney End - Sinfonia 72 - Sinfonia 72 of the song on their album.
Inguitarist Eric Essix covered the song on his album Southbound. Rod Stewart included the song on his album Soulbook. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification.
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