The Whirligigs & Big Backyard - The Rain Won't Help You When It's Over

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“After both bands dissolved, members of The Whirligigs and Big Backyard combined forces for a short time. The show that this song is from was recorded in 1994 by Jason Keillor live to 16 track. There’s a really good chance that Leah was at the 400 Bar that night. The song was written by Alejandro Escovedo, one of Leah's favorite artists.

The Whirligigs and Big Backyard both reunited in July of 2012 for a show at the Turf Club. It was the last live music event that Leah attended. It meant the world to us for her to be there, right up front, her smile lighting up the stage more than the stage lights ever could.”


from Rock For The Rules Volume 2, released December 21, 2013
Music and Lyrics by Alejandro Escovedo

Mark Wothe: Vocals & Guitar
Eric Kassel: Guitar & Vocals
Peter Hilgendorf: Bass
Jeff Hamele: Drums

Recorded and Produced in 1994 by Jason Keillor at the 400 Bar
Mixed by Jacques Wait



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