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”.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_Moon_Rising
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.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/creedence-clearwater-revival/bad-moon-rising
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