Green River Lyrics

Creedence Clearwater Revival


publisher: ©CONCORD MUSIC GROUP, INC
writers: John C. Fogerty
album: No. 1 track in album Green River
release date: 1969-8-3
popularity : 36 users have visited this page.
length: 2:34
guitar: John Fogerty, Tom Fogerty
bass: Stu Cook
drums: Doug Clifford
producer: John Fogerty
vocal: John Fogerty

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Well, take me back down where cool water flow, yeh.
Let me remember things I love.
Stoppin' at the log where catfish bite,
Walkin' along the river road at night,
Barefoot girls dancin' in the moonlight.

I can hear the bull frog callin' me.
Wonder if my rope's still hangin' to the tree.
Love to kick my feet way down the shallow water,
Shoe fly, dragon fly, get back t your mother.
Pick up a flat rock, skip it across Green River.

Up at Cody's camp I spent my days, oh,
With flat car riders and cross-tie walkers.
Old Cody, Junior took me over,
Said, you're gonna find the world is smouldrin'
An' if you get lost come on home to Green River.

Track Listing

  • 1 Green River
  • 2 Commotion
  • 3 Tombstone Shadow
  • 4 Wrote a Song for Everyone
  • 5 Bad Moon Rising
  • 6 Lodi
  • 7 Cross‐Tie Walker
  • 8 Sinister Purpose
  • 9 The Night Time Is the Right Time