Wrote a Song for Everyone Lyrics

Creedence Clearwater Revival


writers: J. C. Fogerty
album: Track 4 in album Green River
release date: 1969-8-3
popularity : 16 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Blues Folk, World, & Country
styles: Classic Rock/Folk Rock/Country Rock/Southern Rock
length: 4:58
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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Met myself a comin' county welfare line.
I was feelin' strung out, hung out on the line.
Saw myself a goin', down to war in June.
All I want, all I want is to write myself a tune.

Wrote a song for everyone,
Wrote a song for truth.
Wrote a song For everyone
And I couldn't even talk to you.

Got myself arrested, wound me up in jail.
Richmond 'bout to blow up, communication failed.
If you see the answer, now's the time to say.
All I want, all I want is to get you down and pray.


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