Chart Position: 25

  • Lead vocals: John Fogerty
  • Written by John Fogerty
  • Guitar: John Fogerty
  • Keyboards: Stu Cook, John Fogerty
  • Produced by Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Recorded in San Francisco CA
  • John Fogerty has said this ballad was inspired by his parent’s divorce when he was a boy
  • Fogerty has said his vocals on the recording are not as strong as he wished they had been
  • This is the final hit single for Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • CCR broke up in 1972
  • This is possibly the best metaphorical ‘swan song’ for a band since The Beatles ‘The Long and Winding Road’ (1970)
  • Later recorded by Gerald Collier (2003) and Good Sons (2002)

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