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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 is on the album Green River.
Record label of Australian release:
BONUS TRACK BELOW: Lodi
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 as a joke during the Premonition concert.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/creedence-clearwater-revival/bad-moon-rising
This song is also on our Spotify playlist Bang a Gong – the 60s
The B-side of Bad Moon Rising was Lodi, also from the Green River album. The single was treated as a double-A-side in Australia.
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