Fortunate Son Song Lyrics

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Creedence Clearwater Revival Willy and the Poor Boys cover art
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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

It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no senator's son, son
It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no fortunate one, no

Some folks are born, silver spoon in hand
Lord, don't they help themselves, y'all
But when the taxman comes to the door
Lord, the house looks like a rummage sale, yeah

It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no millionaire's son, no, no
It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no fortunate one, no

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: ©CONCORD MUSIC GROUP, INC
    writers: John C. Fogerty
    album: Track 6 in album Willy and the Poor Boys
    release date: 1969-11-2
    popularity : 206 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Blues Rock/Hard Rock/Folk Rock/Southern Rock
    length: 2:21
    producer: John Fogerty
    drums: Doug Clifford
    lead vocals: John Fogerty
    arranger: John Fogerty
    background vocals: Stu Cook, Doug Clifford and Tom Fogerty
    guitar: John Fogerty and Tom Fogerty
    bass guitar: Stu Cook
    lyricist: John Fogerty
    composer: John Fogerty

    Album Information

    label: Fantasy
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin