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Fortunate Son

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

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Greaseman 101.
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This is one of the songs that capture the emotion and energy of that period in history.
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Say Arriana 5 times then post on 2 different songs. Check your voice
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Just a great all-american rocker by one of the best bands of the time. Really captures the times. Makes me think of muscle cars and rock and roll.
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acorndorr1
After all these years this song still speaks the truth.
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Now I love this song and I love my girl
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A buddy of mine was in Vietnam '65-'66 in the Central Highlands. Most he ever said about being there was It was a great 'growing up' experience. But I'd never want to do it again.
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Rock of the south
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Nam 70-73, USN
Long live olongapo
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I was drafted in 1964 I was not a
Fortunate Son Vietnam sucked
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Uh huh
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rdistaola
I'm a Nam Vet, (1966-1967) but we were all together some survived.
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This isn't a protest song per se. Only the final verse is anti-war.
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I love........ . . . . . . . . . . . . . t h i s song
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USA USA
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it doesnt get any more american than ccr
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This reminds me of Vietnam
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Gta v next gen
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This song is off of CODBLACKOPS and my favorite SONG
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One of the greatest protest songs of all time. . .!
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IT AINT ME IT AAAIIINNTTT MEEEE
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This is so sad because I listened to this before I went on a field trip to the Vietnam War Memorial... but I also love this song and understand the lyrics of what it means
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emaleeyingli n g 0
@aboynamedsu e SHUT THE F**K UP. F**KING PLEASE. EACH TIME I F**KING SWEAR YOUR COMMENTS COME ON HERE I WANT TO F**KING HURT YOU.
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Random : I think medicinal canibus works, it's the people who have no business using who mess things up
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Yea P Tierney? You guys did'nt think that bk than, F^&Kin Hypocrites
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That,s what I and other Son of's B#$%hes who got drafted during the Nam War thought, And all the Fu%^kin Preppie's who got out of it.
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The best song
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Call of duty black ops!
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its been a long time sence i have herd Creedence clearwater revival

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Love this song one of the best songs made
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i aint no fortunate one
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Don't read this because it actually works. You will be kissed on the nearest Friday by the love of your life. Tomorow will be the best day of your life. However if you don't post this you will die in two days now you've started reading so don't it's so scary put this on 5 songs in 143 minutes when done press f6 and your lovers name will come on the screen in big letters
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You have to love that one of the traits Pandora assigns to this song is "great lyrics" lol. No denying John Fogerty could be an excellent songwriter
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ptierney513
One of the first..if not the first...anti - w a r song....bles s our Vietnam Vets!!
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gjf3030
God bless A.merica and our troops...
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I Dedicate. This. To. My Dad. was. in. Nam. Twice. LOVE. YOU. Daddy
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tmusselwhite 3
You just have to love this song
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Every Nam movie has this song. Every damn one
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Every time I hear this Dam Song, It make me think of when I got Drafted in 71' for vacation in Nam.
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To Goth Rabbit- Marines and Navy are two separate branches of military. Have been for some time, (Just ask a jar head) tho the Corps did come from the Navy and Marines are still attached to ships and naval yards
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This song is about the disparity between the privileged classes and the rest of us
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Great song came out in Forrest Gump
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we were soldiers movie
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Grat song played un diferentes movies
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I like this song but it doesn't belong on my 60's folk station
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*forest gump*
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This was written to protest the Vietnam war . Sad it still applies to today's wars .
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It dammn shure ant me!! I'm no fort. Son!
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Playing this and Time by Pink Floyd while high really makes u think
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I ain't no senator son
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