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Fortunate Son

Lyrics

Some folks are born, made to wave the flag
Ooo, their red, white and blue
And when the band plays "Hail to the Chief"
Ooo, they point the cannon at you, Lord
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Some folks are born, made to wave the flag
Ooo, their red, white and blue
And when the band plays "Hail to the Chief"
Ooo, they point the cannon at you, Lord
full lyrics

Features of This Track

electric rock instrumentation
great lyrics
major key tonality
electric guitar riffs
an emotional male lead vocal performance
a gravelly male vocalist

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Comments

This song is OLD
Back in 'nam
This song is in Forrest Gump!!!!!
Merica
This song Is on black ops champaign
Viet.nam..
Love this song and most everything CCR has made
Song from forest gump
tacampbell73
Epic, I love it ...
burnarod9
This song is still true to this day
acmedoug5
Ten comments ten minutes best day of your life kissed or asked out break chain see dead girl in room in 53 minutes I love u or sorry isn't fake kissed on Friday and yeah
This song is an anti-war protest song but, more importantly, it's about the unfairness of the selective service (draft) act.
I am 53 years old and I have been listening to CCR since elementary school. They are the bomb!!!!!
tylerhatcher 6
AMERICA!!!!
csorrells75
sooooooooo good
what is this facination with black ops and why on this song...???.. .
tacampbell73
I love this song! It is my favorite from them!
War protest song or not, it's just damn good music.
Intro for battlefield 1942 I love this song!!!!!!!
This was in black ops
max.fingerhu t
Should be the u.s. national anthem.
The truth hurts!
I LOVE THIS SONG !!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! S O SO SO MUCH!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! .
I remember listening to this over and over in Vietnam
Someone jealous around here?
X
YEAH!!!
Vietnam...fu n times, fun times.
Anything Vietnam war related will have this song in it
F**kin love this track!
Ah, reminds me of the Vietnam DLC for BFBC2
To all of you who think this is a song for Vietnam vets: this is a Vietnam protest song, it's not for the vets at all.
Awesome drums.
Charlie don't surf in black ops
<3
I figured that out when I was five I hear you buddy
No s***
Anarchy by invasion of beavers spread the word
It sounds like the rich hide from taxman and going to war. Sounds about right
Anyone else think of Forrest Gump?
420Dean family TREE 420Fucking Gifts from Gods children world wide Peace Please God RESPECT wemon God's creatures world wide web Peace 2PAC Sean
CCR - this song can be related to by a lot of VETs!
Charlie don't surf.
Lets play ball!!!....t h a t ' s what it reminds me of!!! :-)
Yep Viet nam .........thi s song is for all the Viet nam vets........
jon.overhols e r 5
When ever I hear this song I think of my self leaning out the door of a Huey helicopter with a m60 in my hands
It ain't me ;)
Love that guitar
@johncotrez1 2 0 - Definitely waaaay up there along with For All Its Worth and Ohio----but nothing beats Volunteers ;) @simsmb755 and krayzygeof - the fight for our rights may not be as IN YOUR FACE now as it was then, but the fight to preserve our Bill of Rights does go have faith in that. @j_h_bmx It is you who should Shut the F**k Up, yes, it is a Great song, but it would never have been written if Nam wasn't going on. Peace Brothers.... . b e glad the draft is over and now only the ones who h
I always think of Forrest Gump and COD Black Ops
Defiantly my wrestling run out song
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