Reggae Covers: Watty ‘King’ Burnett – Rainy Night in Portland (Tony Joe White/Brook Benton)

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Written in 1962 by Tony Joe White and later popularized for American audiences by Brook Benton in 1970, this reggae-fication of a classic soul number by Port Antonio Jamaica’s Watty ‘King’ Burnett is trippy; heavily dub-themed.

Rainy night in Portland
Rainy night in Portland
Lord it’s raining all over the yard.
Lord it’s raining all over the yard.

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One thought on “Reggae Covers: Watty ‘King’ Burnett – Rainy Night in Portland (Tony Joe White/Brook Benton)

    Thom Hickey said:
    August 6, 2014 at 11:29 PM

    Thanks for the introduction here. Regards Thom.

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