For John Fogerty

I’ve always been a John Fogerty fan.  Back when Creedence Clearwater Revival was in its heyday I waited anxiously for each new single and each new album.  Rock and Roll was never better.   Broke my heart when they disbanded.  Anyhow, here is a lyric I wrote with good, old John in mind.
If you find this, Mr Fogerty, and want to make it into your next hit, all I want is half the writing credit.

I want to hear an old, familiar song

That I’ve never heard before

I want to understand that time

Has stopped before my door

.

I want to think the spirit there

That prospered way back then

Is still alive and waiting for

It’s sun to come again

.

They say the past’s not really gone

The thought makes my heart quiver

‘Cause I left the keys to my T-bird

Beside that old Green River

.

The years have passed since then, I know

But if the stars were right

I’d drop this suit and tie right now

And go back there tonight

.

Chorus

Oh, if I’d hear just one more song

That had that flying sound

I’d turn the radio up loud

And I’d turn time around

copyright 2017

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2 Responses to For John Fogerty

  1. Yeah, I can hear him singing that.

  2. labeak52 says:

    Thanks. I hope he will . . .

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