Bruce Hornsby and The Range - Mandolin Rain (1986)
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"Mandolin Rain" is the third track from The Way It Is, the debut album for Bruce Hornsby and the Range. The song was ...
"Mandolin Rain" is the third track from The Way It Is, the debut album for Bruce Hornsby and the Range. The song was co-written by Bruce Hornsby and his brother John, and featured Range member David Mansfield on the title instrument.
The song, released in late 1986, was a #4 Billboard Hot 100 hit single for the band in March 1987, following on the success of their previous single, the #1 hit and title track of their debut album, "The Way It Is". It also reached #1 on the adult contemporary chart for three weeks, and #2 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart for two weeks, also in early 1987. The song reached the Top 40 on the Country chart, hitting #38.