Here's Your Bay Area Storm Playlist

A soundtrack for this crazy rainy weather

We hope you're staying safe and dry, Bay Area! Soundtrack your Pineapple Express experience with these homegrown odes to rain, always a wonderful music metaphor for something essential to life itself:

The Weather Girls, "It's Raining Men"

Start listening to this fierce and big-bodied anthem now before the Sylvester musical blows into town in February:

Young Gully, "Weather the Storm"

This 2013 song from the East Oakland rapper flips Toto's Eighties hit "Africa" into something straight from the turf — and perfect for these wet days:

Creedence Clearwater Revival, "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?"

This timeless East Bay classic from 1970 got one of those new-fangled lyric videos recently:

Jefferson Starship, "Song to the Sun"

Here's another Seventies Bay Area classic, still the most groovy plea for a dry day:

Metallica, "Only Happy When It Rains"

A surprising acoustic cover version of the 1995 hit by UK act Garbage performed at the Bridge School Benefit in 2007: 

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