21 Thunder and Lightning Songs

Published by Toronto Mike on August 11, 2009 @ 16:36 in Lists, Music

lightningI've heard there's yet another thunderstorm warning for the GTA. This time, we get something extra special with our thunderstorm. They're calling for a tornado.

Beware the funnel clouds, kids. And while you're hankering down in your cellar, play these "thunder" and "lightning" tunes I culled from my collection. If I missed any, add them in the comments.

  • AC/DC - Thunderstruck
  • Bruce Springsteen - Thunder Road
  • Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Some Loud Thunder
  • Cypress Hill - Lightning Strikes
  • Eddie Beram - Riot In Thunder Alley
  • Garth Brooks - Thunder Rolls
  • Howlin' Wolf - Smokestack Lightning
  • Jedi Mind Tricks - Through Blood by Thunder
  • John Mellencamp - Thundering Hearts
  • John Travolta - Greased Lightning
  • Leo Sayer - Thunder In My Heart
  • Live - Lightning Crashes
  • Marc Cohn - Silver Thunderbird
  • Oasis - The Shock Of The Lightning
  • Ozzy Osbourne - Thunder Underground
  • Sam Roberts - An American Draft Dodger In Thunder Bay
  • Sprung Monkey - Thunderstruck
  • The Flaming Lips - Lightning Strikes The Postman
  • The Offspring - Lightning Rod
  • Weeping Tile - Dogs and Thunder
  • White Zombie - Thunder Kiss '65
Comments 19 comments

19 Responses to "21 Thunder and Lightning Songs"

LEW
August 11, 2009 / 17:28

Not in the title, but The Wheel by the Grateful Dead is appropriate.

Sarah
August 11, 2009 / 21:15

OK, so also does not have any weather terms in the title - but as a rain hater, even I was outside on Sunday night for 1/2 hr getting soaked. I was blasting Fire Woman - perfect for an epic storm.

Weatherman
August 11, 2009 / 22:02

Lightnin' Strikes by Lou Christie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hl_nJBRMGZM . It even has lightning in the video. lol

Digger
August 11, 2009 / 22:34

They know about rain in Vancouver: Doug and the Slugs - Thunder Makes the Noise

The Clash - Lightning Strikes (Not Once But Twice)

Simple Minds - Lightning

Jill
August 11, 2009 / 23:09

Chain Lightning....Steely Dan
Thunder in my heart....Kiss
God of Thunder.....Kiss
Thunder in the night....Elton John
Thunder peel.....Beck
Thunderball.....Tom Jones
Lightning Frightning...David bowie
Lightning Hopkins.....REM
Lightning in the sky...Santana

elvis
August 12, 2009 / 05:57

Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Anonymous
July 27, 2010 / 00:21

how about Riding the Storm Out by REO Speedwagon... or Chain Lightening by 38 Special

Doorknob
September 8, 2010 / 23:36

Riders On the Storm -- The Doors

SpyderRogue
November 5, 2010 / 04:03

Rainbow in the Dark - DIO

SpyderRogue
November 5, 2010 / 04:07

Lightning Strikes by Ozzy Osbourne

Anonymous
November 5, 2010 / 04:11

Lightning Strikes - Aerosmith

Big-Ben
June 1, 2011 / 20:59

Surprised nobody has mentioned Ride The Lightning by Metallica!

chris
September 19, 2011 / 17:52

"black sabbath" by black sabbath, this song segues perfectly into riders on the storm

chris
September 19, 2011 / 17:54

"in the rain" by the dramatics

Kate
March 24, 2012 / 22:29

You love the thunder by Jackson Browne

werdtoyermutha
July 9, 2012 / 05:01

Awesome link...came here after a late night super duper lightening show in Seattle Thanks for the list and for the peeps who added in the extras ;)

MRvanderPants
September 5, 2013 / 05:14

"Ride the Lightning" - Metallica

stabyoface
September 6, 2013 / 00:17

jay ferguson - thunder island

Bill
July 14, 2014 / 23:33

"Lightning Strikes Again" - Dokken


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