Tombstone Shadow

Creedence Clearwater Revival


writers: John Fogerty
album: Track 3 in album Green River
release date: 1969-8-3
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genres: Rock Blues Folk, World, & Country
styles: Classic Rock/Folk Rock/Country Rock/Southern Rock
length: 3:40
lyricist: John Fogerty
composer: John Fogerty

Album Information

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

Cover Art

Creedence Clearwater Revival Green River cover art


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Tombstone shadow, stretchin' across my path.
Ev'ry time I get some good news, ooh,

Said, I saw the gypsy man, 'way down in san berdoo.
Keep me 'way from my tomb.

Bound to be some pain.
Fly in no machines.

There's a shadow on my back.
The man gave me a luck charm, cost five dollars more,
He said, "take a long vacation, ooh,
Oh, lord!
Tombstone shadow, stretchin' across my path.
Every time I get some good news, ooh,

Oh, lord!


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 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