"Lizzie and the Rainman" is a song written by Kenny O'Dell and Larry Henley which was a C&W hit for Tanya Tucker in 1975. A narrative song as was typical for the first phase of Tucker's career, "Lizzie and the Rainman" relates how a rainmaker visiting a drought-sticken Texas town woos a skeptical local woman named Lizzie Cooper. The idea for the song came from the film The Rainmaker whose heroine is named Lizzie Curry.
Tanya Tucker recorded her vocal for "Lizzie and the Rainman" in a 19 March 1975 session in Los Angeles produced by Snuff Garrett; Tucker would recall: "the recording was so impersonal
Tanya Tucker "Traveling Salesman". From the album "Tanya Tucker 1975". Tanya Tucker - Lizzie & The Rainman.
Tanya Tucker was the eponymous fourth album by Tanya Tucker, although it was the first for her new label, MC. .the position: "Lizzie and the Rainman" and "San Antonio Stroll. Lizzie and the Rainman" was Tucker's biggest hit to cross over to the pop charts, reaching on the