Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater Revival

Australian singles charts:
Bad Moon Rising entered the Kent music charts on 17 May 1969 and peaked at #3. The song was #31 on the Top 100 of 1969.

The song was on the album Green River.

Fogerty reportedly wrote Bad Moon Rising after watching The Devil and Daniel Webster. Inspired by a scene in the film involving a hurricane, Fogerty claims the song is about “the apocalypse that was going to be visited upon us”.
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This contains a classic misheard lyric. The line “There’s a bad moon on the rise” is often heard as “There’s a bathroom on the right.” Not only do many people sing the wrong lyrics, but John Fogerty himself sang the “bathroom on the right” lyric once during the Premonition concert.
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