Creedence Clearwater Revival - Cotton Fields Lyrics

Creedence Clearwater Revival Willy and the Poor Boys cover art
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When I was a little bitty baby
My mama would rock me in the cradle,
In them old cotton fields back home;

It was down in Louisiana,
Just about a mile from Texarkana,
In them old cotton fields back home.

Oh, when them cotton bolls get rotten
You can't pick very much cotton,
In them old cotton fields back home.

It was down in Louisiana,
Just about a mile from Texarkana,
In them old cotton fields back home.

When I was a little bitty baby
My mama would rock me in the cradle,
In them old cotton fields back home;

It was down in Louisiana,
Just about a mile from Texarkana,
In them old cotton fields back home.

Oh, when them cotton bolls get rotten
You can't pick very much cotton,
In them old cotton fields back home.

It was down in Louisiana,
Just about a mile from Texarkana,
In them old cotton fields back home.

When I was a little bitty baby
My mama would rock me in the cradle,
In them old cotton fields back home;
Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Down on the Corner
  • 2 It Came out of the Sky
  • 3 Cotton Fields
  • 4 Poorboy Shuffle
  • 5 Feelin’ Blue
  • 6 Fortunate Son
  • 7 Don’t Look Now
  • 8 The Midnight Special
  • 9 Side o’ the Road
  • 10 Effigy


  • Credits
    publisher: ©T.R.O. INC.
    writers: Huddie Ledbetter
    album: Track 3 in album Willy and the Poor Boys
    release date: 1969-11-2
    popularity : 100 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Blues Rock/Hard Rock/Folk Rock/Southern Rock
    length: 2:57
    producer: John Fogerty
    drums: Doug Clifford
    lead vocals: John Fogerty
    arranger: John Fogerty
    background vocals: Doug Clifford, Tom Fogerty and Stu Cook
    guitar: John Fogerty and Tom Fogerty
    bass guitar: Stu Cook
    lyricist: Lead Belly
    composer: Lead Belly
    Album Information
    label: Fantasy
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin