Creedence Clearwater Revival: Fortunate Son

Artista: Creedence Clearwater Revival
Canzone: Fortunate Son (John Fogerty) 1969

“Fortunate Son” is a song by Creedence Clearwater Revival released on their album Willy and the Poor Boys in 1969. It was released as a single, together with “Down on the Corner”, in September 1969.[2] This song reached #14 on the United States charts on 22 November 1969, the week before Billboard changed its methodology on double-sided hits. The tracks combined to climb to #9 the next week, on the way to peaking at #3 three more weeks later, on 20 December 1969.[3] It won the RIAA Gold Disc award in December 1970.[4] Pitchfork Media placed it at number 17 on its list of “The 200 Greatest Songs of the 1960s”.[5] Rolling Stone placed it at #99 on its “500 Greatest Songs of All Time” list. In 2014, the song was added to the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress for being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”
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