Rain (José Feliciano)

"Rain" is a song found on José Feliciano's 1969 double album, Alive Alive-o! Released at the apex of Feliciano's career, the album reached no. 29 on the Billboard album charts and was one of the few double albums of that time to get "Gold" certification in the United States.


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The Alive Alive-o album reached no. 19 in Canada, no. 1 in the Netherlands, no. 4 in Spain and was a hit in other countries as well. It was recorded live in London at the London Palladium Theatre on April 21, 1969 .

José Monserrate Feliciano García (born September 10, 1945), better known simply as José Feliciano is a Puerto Rican musician, singer and composer, best known for many international hits, including his rendition of the Doors' "Light My Fire" and the best-selling Christmas single, "Feliz Navidad." His music is known for its fusion of styles—Latin, jazz, blues, soul and even rock—created primarily with his unique, signature acoustic guitar sound. His oftentimes mellow easy listening influences are easily recognizable in many songs heard around the world. In the United States, he first received widespread popularity in the 1960s, particularly after his 1968 album Feliciano! reached number two on the music charts.

Feliciano received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on December 1, 1987, galvanizing his high profile as a popular singer and celebrity. Feliciano was honored by the City of New York, which renamed Public School 155 as the Jose Feliciano Performing Arts School. He was awarded several Grammys including the Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011. In 2000, Feliciano was inducted into the International Latin Music Hall of Fame, and in 2013 He was inducted into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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