The Limeliters were known for songs like”There’s a Meetin’ Here Tonight,” “City of New Orleans” and “Whiskey in a Jar.” Yarbrough left the group in 1963. The first version of The Beatles "Helter Skelter" was a 27 minute jam, so you can imagine what Ringo was going through pounding away all that time. Henry is a somewhat irresponsible rockabilly singer/guitarist, he has recently been released from prison after serving time for stabbing a man during a drunken brawl, and wasn't thinking of Georgette at all. The song is the title song from the movie, Baby the Rain Must Fall and is heard during the opening credits. Train wrote the 2011 song "Brand New Book" for the TV show The Biggest Loser - part of the song was used in the opening credits. Variety and the Flying V logos are trademarks of Variety Media, LLC. Raised in New York City, Yarbrough began singing as a paid boy soprano at Grace Church to help support his mother. The song was arranged by Bread lead singer David Gates. When Kate Dawson finally dies, the evening after the funeral Henry drunkenly destroys her possessions (several shots show the belt she beat him with, untouched, hanging on a door near her bedroom), leaves with the silver willed to Catherine, then wrecks his car on the cemetery gate and desecrates her grave site. He resists this, and even convinces Georgette he will be a "star" someday, as he continues playing and working a part-time job with the Tillmans. Yarbrough was best known for his single “Baby the Rain Must Fall,” the theme from the 1965 Steve McQueen film as well as “It’s Gonna Be Fine.”, Folk singer Glenn Yarbrough dead at 86 https://t.co/3WIXZ6i1hN via @JuliThanki pic.twitter.com/wOIAxv0Rsw, — Tennessean Music (@TNMusicNews) August 12, 2016. The film was shot on location in the Texas cities of Columbus, Bay City, Wharton, and Lockhart, and a scene where Lee Remick works at a hamburger joint was filmed at the 31 Flavors ice cream store in Tarzana, California. Dramatist Horton Foote, who wrote the screenplay, based it on his 1954 play The Traveling Lady. Can you name Def Leppard's only #1 hit in America? Henry is destined for prison again, and Georgette and Margaret Rose will leave Columbus with Henry's childhood friend, the local sheriff's deputy, Slim (Don Murray). In 1960, Yarbrough was joined by musicians Alex Hassilev and Lou Gottleib in Aspen, Colo. to form The Limeliters, named after the club in which Yarbrough ran. The song is the title song from the movie, Baby the Rain Must Fall and is heard during the opening credits. © Copyright 2020 Variety Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. ", A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs, More songs with weather conditions in the title, Narada Michael Walden - "Freeway of Love", David Clayton-Thomas of Blood, Sweat & Tears. So sad about his passing. "Baby the Rain Must Fall" is a song written by Elmer Bernstein and Ernie Sheldon and performed by Glenn Yarbrough after he left the Limeliters for a solo career. After the Beastie Boys sampled a bunch of Led Zeppelin songs, Robert Plant did it himself on his 1988 solo hit "Tall Cool One," which sampled "Whole Lotta Love," "Black Dog" and "The Ocean.". Yanni's official live music video for 'The Rain Must Fall'. As they drive out of town and enter the open highway, Georgette answers Margaret Rose's question of where they're going; that they are driving away, to the warm Rio Grande Valley, to begin a new life together. "Zombie" by The Cranberries is about an IRA bombing in England that killed two children. ", Bosley Crowther, film critic for The New York Times, wrote "As honest and humble as is the effort to make the viewer sense a woman's baffled love for a shifty and mixed-up fellow in Baby, the Rain Must Fall, there is a major and totally neglected weakness in this film from a Horton Foote play that troubles one's mind throughout the picture and leaves one sadly let-down at the end. The last part of the "goodbye" scene, where Henry leaves deputy Slim, the sheriff, Georgette and Margaret Rose behind and takes off running, trips, then grabs onto the back of a flatbed truck, falls to the road, and is captured by Slim, was actually filmed in Wharton; at the (southern) beginning of Texas Farm to Market Road 102, (FM-102). It was recorded at RCA Victor's Music Center of the World in Hollywood, California..  Earl Palmer played drums on the song. Henry tries to make a home for his family (he seemed to be unaware of his daughter), but Kate Dawson (Georgia Simmons), the aging spinster who raised him after his parents died, remains a formidable presence in his life and tries to sabotage his efforts. To convince the guys that he needed a break, he screamed, "I've got blisters on my fingers!" He underwent surgery on his larynx in 2010 in an attempt to revive his singing voice, only to suffer from cardiac arrest in the recovery room. The country sweetheart opines about the demands of touring and talks about writing songs with her famous father. "Thinking About You" was the ninth track from Calvin Harris' 18 Months album to enter the UK singles Top 10. The song appeared on Yarbrough's 1965 album, Baby the Rain Must Fall. Treasury of Folk: Folk Classics 1956-1964. "Baby the Rain Must Fall" is a song written by Elmer Bernstein and Ernie Sheldon and performed by Glenn Yarbrough after he left the Limeliters for a solo career. B. BlackHawk Lyrics. See "Top Grossers of 1965", "RIO GRANDE VALLEY | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas State Historical Association (TSHA)", "Billy Strange, '60s Session Guitarist, Dies at 81", The Wizard of Oz and Other Harold Arlen Songs, Bobby Darin Sings The Shadow of Your Smile, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Baby_the_Rain_Must_Fall&oldid=976833985, Articles with unsourced statements from August 2017, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 5 September 2020, at 09:19. ... Alicia Keys, Elton John, Fergie, and Rihanna all sang on "All of the Lights" by Kanye West. This was included on the fadeout. The band drummer, also uncredited, is fellow session musician Hal Blaine, both members of the famed Los Angeles-based "Wrecking Crew. In the final scene, after an indeterminate time has passed and they have loaded their vehicle and driven away from the rented house, Georgette sees Henry (as does Slim) in the barred back of a sheriff's vehicle at a road crossing stop and turns Margaret Rose away before she sees him, bound on his way back to "the pen". This is Glen Campbell's film debut, in an uncredited role. The song was arranged by Bread lead singer David Gates. Baby the rain must, baby the rain must fall Baby the rain must, baby the rain must fall I've been driving and crying all night long But in the morning it'll all be gone Baby the rain must, baby the rain must fall Submit Corrections. The scenes of the Colorado County Courthouse, the downtown store and bus shots (to the west of the Courthouse, on Milam St.), the Tillman's house scenes (a block away from the Courthouse), and those of the Columbus Cemetery. Glenn Yarbrough, "Baby the Rain Must Fall" Chart Positions, Yarbrough, "Baby the Rain Must Fall" single release, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Baby_the_Rain_Must_Fall_(song)&oldid=964684781, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 26 June 2020, at 23:53. . He went on to attend St. John’s College in Annapolis, Md., where he studied philosophy. ", This article is about the 1965 feature film. The song appeared on Yarbrough's 1965 album, Baby the Rain Must Fall. In early 1965, the song reached #2 on the adult contemporary chart and #12 on the Billboard chart.. should any nuclear missile be fired. Baby the Rain Must Fall is a 1965 American drama film directed by Robert Mulligan and starring Lee Remick, Steve McQueen and Don Murray.  Some of the downtown scenes show another notable Columbus building in the background, the 1886 Stafford Opera House (which is next to the Stafford-Miller House, both south of the Courthouse), especially the morning scenes in front of the real estate office. Many of the scenes were filmed in Columbus, the movie's actual locale. I do not love for silver I do not love for gold My heart is mine to give away It never will be sold. I do not love for silver, Ido not love for gold, My heart is mine to give away, It never will be sold. Dramatist Horton Foote, who wrote the screenplay, based it on his 1954 play The Traveling Lady.