|"Can You Stop the Rain"|
|Single by Peabo Bryson|
|from the album Can You Stop the Rain|
|Released||May 4, 1991|
"Can You Stop the Rain" is the title track of a 1991 number-one R&B single by Peabo Bryson, taken from his fifteenth studio album of the same name. The song spent two weeks at number one on the US R&B chart and peaked at number fifty-two on the Billboard Hot 100. It also reached #11 on the Adult Contemporary chart.
- Peabo Bryson: lead vocals
- Walter Afanasieff: songwriter, producer, arranger, keyboards, drums, percussion, synthesized bass
- John Bettis: songwriter
- Gary Cirimelli: synclavier programming
- Ren Klyce: synclavier programming, synthesizer programming (Akai)
- Claytoven Richardson, Jeanie Tracy, Kitty Beethoven, Melisa Kary, Sandy Griffith: background vocals
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Directed by Rocky Schenck, the video is shot in a sepia tone with Bryson singing the song in places like a plaza, a ballroom containing a band performing and inside a room where he sings to a window that's pouring rain.
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 90.
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