Early Morning Rain

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Before you go to bed, check out our collection of “Early morning songs.

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Early Morning Rain (Gordon Lightfoot)

From Wikipedia:

Lightfoot composed the song in 1964, but the genesis of the song took root during his sojourn in Westlake, Los Angeles during 1960. During this time Lightfoot became homesick and would go out to the Los Angeles airport on rainy days to watch the approach of aircraft.[1]

1965 Early Morning Rain-Ian & Sylvia-Vanguard ‎VSD-79175

Ian & Sylvia — originally released on the 1965 album Early Morning Rain, (Canada, US) Vanguard ‎VSD-79175

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Peter, Paul and Mary — issued 31 August 1965 on the single Warner Bros. 5659, b/w “The Rising of the Moon” — According to Discogs and Wikipedia, a version 11 seconds (3:13 vs. 3:02) longer was included on their 1965 album See What Tomorrow Brings, Warner Bros. Records W 1616 (Mono), WS 1616 (Stereo).

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Peter, Paul and Mary — from a 1965 BBC Tonight in Person special

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Gordon Lightfoot — originally released on the 1966 album Lightfoot, (US, Canada) United Artists Records ‎UAS 6487

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Gordon Lightfoot with Red Shea and Rick Haynes — the Rolf Harris Show (BBC), 1969

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Gordon Lightfoot — live in Chicago, 1979

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  1. doc
    Mar 13, 2017 @ 20:47:31

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