The Recording of 'Rain'


 The cover of the original release of "Rain" along with "PaperbackWriter"


 The CD version of 'Rain' is available on Past Masters II.

Play 'Rain' in its entirity

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'Rain' was the first song released by the Beatles that included
an example of playing a recorded sound backwards.
At the end of the song, in the outro, there is a short recording of Johnsinging backwards.
He sings the line "Rain, when the rain comes they run and hide theirheads."

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 Hear John's backwardsvocal.

 Hear John's backwardsvocal.

 Hear the originalversion of the vocal.

 Hear the original versionof the vocal.