Song of the Day: Eddie Rabbitt, “I Love A Rainy Night”

Country singer and songwriter Eddie Rabbitt would be 80 years old today (he died from lung cancer in 1998). Eddie was born in Brooklyn to Irish immigrant parents and raised in East Orange, New Jersey. He started out as a songwriter, writing such hits as "Kentucky Rain" for Elvis Presley and "Pure Love" by Ronnie Milsap. "I Love A Rainy Night" reached #1 on the Hot 100, the Country chart, and the Adult Contemporary chart in the US, #4 on the Country chart in Canada, #6 in Australia and #8 in New Zealand in 1980.

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      1. When I was playing out…I wanted that kind of echo on my voice. I used this song as an example and Bruce Sprinsteen’s Glory Days.

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