© 2024 WXXI-FM | WXXI Public Broadcasting, 280 State St. Rochester, NY 14614, (585) 325-7500
Celebrating 50 years on FM 91.5
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Fascinatin' Rhythm: Not Your Everyday Rain Songs, 08/15/20


Episode # 2033  Not Your Everyday Rain Songs

Songwriters aren’t necessarily great innovators, but the good ones have a gift for reinventing the familiar. They choose an image we all know and then we follow where they take us. Take rain, for instance, and watch what they can make of it. So many variables, so many differences in language, point of view, and tone, even though they all work within the constraints of a popular song.