Have you ever seen the rain
Words & music: John Fogerty (arr.: O. Bollom)
“Have You Ever Seen the Rain” is a song written by John Fogerty and released as a single in 1971 from the album Pendulum (1970) by roots rock group Creedence Clearwater Revival. It was the group’s eighth gold-selling single.
Some have speculated that the song’s lyrics are referencing the Vietnam War, with the “rain” being a metaphor for bombs falling from the sky. In an interview, Fogerty stated that the song was written about the fact that the band were on the top of the charts, and had surpassed all of their wildest expectations of fame and fortune. They were rich and famous, but somehow all of the members of the band at the time were depressed and unhappy. Thus the line “Have you ever seen the rain, coming down on a sunny day.”
01. Have you ever seen the rain