Various Artists – A Whole Lot Of Rainbows

It is the start of the summer months, so in the UK that normally means lots of rain. However, that does not mean that the music must match it so here is the first of a series of compilations featuring songs that I hope will bring a touch of sunshine to your day. 

Disc 1

  1. Spinning, Spinning, Spinning – The Ballroom
  2. Stoned Soul Picnic (Mono) – Laura Nyro
  3. You Showed Me – The Turtles
  4. Groovin’ – The Young Rascals
  5. Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In – The 5th Dimension
  6. Five O’Clock World – The Vogues
  7. Walk Right In – The Rooftop Singers
  8. Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head – B. J. Thomas
  9. Monday, Monday – The Mamas & The Papas
  10. Daydream – The Loving Spoonful
  11. The 59th Bridge Street Song (Feeling Groovy) – Simon & Garfunkel
  12. Pleasant Valley Sunday – The Monkees
  13. Windy (Mono 45 Mix) – The Association
  14. Good Morning Starshine – Oliver
  15. Yellow Balloon – Yellow Balloon
  16. Ain’t Gonna Lie – Keith
  17. Only You Know & I Know – Delaney & Bonnie
  18. Crystal Blue Persuasion – Tommy James & The Shondells
  19. I Can’t Let Maggie Go – Honeybus
  20. Baby You Come Rollin’ ‘Cross My Mind – The Peppermint Trolley Company
  21. What The World Needs Now Is Love – Jackie De Shannon
  22. Both Sides Now – Judy Collins
  23. This Girl’s In Love With You – Petual Clark
  24. Look, Here Comes The Sun – The Sunshine Company
  25. Angel Of The Morning – Merrilee Rush

Disc 2

  1. Come To The Sunshine (Mono 45 Mix) – Harpers Bizarre
  2. Judy In Disguise – John Fred & His Playboy Band
  3. Good Day Sunshine – The Trembles
  4. Sunshine Superman – Donovan
  5. My Name Is Jack – Manfred Mann
  6. Hair – The Cow-sills
  7. Elenore – The Turtles
  8. (There’s) Always Something There To Remind Me – Sandie Shaw
  9. Eli’s Coming (Mono) – Laura Nyro
  10. Take My Hand – Lee Mallory
  11. Sunshine Girl (Mono 45 Mix) – The Parade
  12. Light My Fire – José Feliciano
  13. Let’s Go To San Francisco – The Flowerpot Men
  14. Elusive Butterfly – Bob Lind
  15. Daydream Believer – The Monkees
  16. A Beautiful Morning – The Rascals
  17. You Didn’t Have Top Be So Nice – The Lovin’ Spoonful
  18. Younger Girl – The Critters
  19. The Rain, The Park & Other Things (Mono 45 Mix) – The Cowsills
  20. I Saw Her Again Last Night – The Mamas & The Papas
  21. Everything Is Sunshine – The Hollies
  22. A Melody For You – The Grass Roots
  23. Mr. Bojangles – Nina Simone
  24. Talking To The Flowers – The Everly Brothers
  25. Back On The Streets Again – The Sunshine Company
  26. I Just Can’t Help Believing – B. J. Thomas

The cover is adapted from a 2005 Warner Brothers compilation of the same name. 

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