Raining in My Heart

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"Raining in My Heart"
Raining In My Heart Buddy Holly Coral 45.jpg
Song by Buddy Holly
from the album The Buddy Holly Story
Released1959
RecordedOctober 21, 1958
Genre Pop
Length2:48
Label Coral 9-62074
Songwriter(s) Felice Bryant, Boudleaux Bryant
"Raining in My Heart"
Raining in My Heart - Leo Sayer.jpg
Single by Leo Sayer
from the album Leo Sayer
B-side"No Looking Back"
ReleasedSeptember 1978 (U.S.)
GenrePop, Easy Listening
Length3:16
Label Warner
Producer(s) Richard Perry
Leo Sayer singles chronology
" I Can't Stop Loving You (Though I Try)"
(1978)
"Raining in My Heart"
(1978)
"When the Money Runs Out"
(1979)

"Raining in My Heart" is a song recorded by Buddy Holly on October 21, 1958 [1] at the Pythian Temple on West 70th Street in New York City, with the orchestral backing by Dick Jacobs. The music and lyrics are written by the songwriting team of Felice Bryant and Boudleaux Bryant. It was released as a single on Coral Records in 1959, peaking at number 88 on the Billboard chart as the B-side of " It Doesn't Matter Anymore". [2] This recording was included on Buddy Holly's first "greatest hits" compilation album, The Buddy Holly Story, that was released in March 1959. [3]

Leo Sayer cover

"Raining in My Heart" was also a 1978 hit for Leo Sayer when his recording of the song peaked at number 21 on the UK Singles Chart [4] and number 47 on the US Billboard Hot 100. [5] It also reached number 9 on the U.S. Easy Listening chart. [6]

Chart history

Chart (1978) Peak
position
Australia ( Kent Music Report) [7] 93
Canada RPM Adult Contemporary [8] 10
Ireland ( IRMA) [9] 26
UK Singles ( OCC) 21
US Billboard Hot 100 [2] 47
US Billboard Adult Contemporary [6] 9
US Cash Box Top 100 [10] 43

Other cover versions

In popular culture

References

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