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Stormy Weather

American Idol Season 6 - The Songs


This song was originally written in 1933 and first gained fame as sung by Ethel Waters at the legendary Cotton Club in Harlem.


Lakisha Jones - April 3, 2007


Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler

Notable Recorded Versions

  • Lena Horne (1943)
  • Billie Holiday (1945)

Key Lyric Phrase

Don't know why there's no sun up in the sky
Stormy weather
Since my man and I ain't together,
Keeps rainin' all the time

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