Reblog: Flashback Track Friday #23– Born on the Bayou

Hmmm… Credence Clearwater Revival. I racked my brains. I definitely heard of these guys, but it wasn’t this song. And then I had it – Bad Moon Rising.

In facr, I’m not even sure I heard any of their other material, so this one is new to me. I wonder how much of their material actually crossed the Atlantic?

Anyway, the track sounds good. I always associated CCR with the South, so was surprised to learn they were from Ca. This one sounded pretty Southern to me, too.

And KK rounds the post off with a typical thought-provoking questionb. Anybody fancy a challenge?

Songshine Sounds

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Welcome once again to Flashback Track Friday. Each week, either KK or Mister Bump will present a song to you, and out of that song, will prompt you with a question.


This weekend, Americans will celebrate the Fourth of July with neighborhood bbqs, fireworks and flags all in celebration of Independence Day. Creedence Clearwater Revival’s song “Born on the Bayou” brings alive memories of many Fourth of July celebrations for me. My father loves CCR and on Independence Day, we would rock out to their tunes, eat home-made ice cream, swim in the pool, light sparklers and run around way past our bedtimes.

CCR, originally from California, became known as a southern rock sensations singing about catfish, bayous, and the Mississippi River. Lead singer John Fogerty wrote “Born on the Bayou” without ever having lived in the southern United States. Fogerty spent time in the U.S. Army, though…

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Author: Mister Bump UK

Designed/developed IT systems in finance, but had a stroke in 2016, aged 48. Returned to developing mainly health-related software from home, plus some voluntary work. Married, with a grown-up, left-home daughter.

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