Editors’ Notes CCR's third album of 1969 strikes a perfect balance between good-time tunes (the irresistibly bouncy hit "Down on the Corner") and angry sociopolitical statements (the fierce, anti-war "Fortunate Son," the mournful "Effigy"). John Fogerty's soulful growl serves him well on all of the above, as well as on covers of two Leadbelly-associated tunes: "Cotton Fields" and the gospel-flavored "The Midnight Special." The bluesy instrumental "Side o' the Road" gives Fogerty a chance to strut his guitar chops, while the wry rocker "It Came Out of the Sky" has the singular distinction of being the rootsiest-sounding song about a U.F.O. you're likely to encounter.

SONG
Down On the Corner
1
2:46
 
It Came Out of the Sky
2
2:57
 
Cotton Fields
3
2:54
 
Poorboy Shuffle
4
2:24
 
Feelin' Blue
5
5:07
 
Fortunate Son
6
2:21
 
Don't Look Now
7
2:11
 
Midnight Special
8
4:13
 
Side o' the Road
9
3:24
 
Effigy
10
6:29
 

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