Bad Moon Rising

by Creedence Clearwater Revival

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"Bad Moon Rising" as recorded by Creedence Clearwater Revival

Drum sheet music transcribed by James Morton. Immediate PDF download.

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Difficulty Level: Beginner Genre: Classic Rock

John Fogerty reportedly wrote “Bad Moon Rising” after watching The Devil and Daniel Webster. Inspired by a scene in the film involving a hurricane, Fogerty claims the song is about “the apocalypse that was going to be visited upon us.” The refrain in the chorus, “there’s a bad moon on the rise,” is commonly misheard as “there’s a bathroom on the right.”

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