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This was the first CCR album that John Fogerty did not dominate. Other members of the band had accused him of being a control freak, so Fogerty let them do more of the songwriting and have a more prominent role on this album. It was the beginning of the end for CCR, as the album was a flop and this song the last of their hits.
Contains the line "We could make music at the Greasy King." Stu Cook: "The Greasy King was the nickname for the local burger stand near Cosmo's Factory, Berkeley, CA." (thanks, Brett - Edmonton, Canada)
The first single for CCR as a trio. Tom Fogerty left in 1971.
The band started a four-continent tour as this was released.
Since they did not have other new songs to go along with this, the single came out a year before the album was released.
The follow up single, "Molina"/"Sailor's Lament," was never released in North America. It was released in Germany and became a major hit there in late 1971. (thanks, Brad Wind - Miami, FL, for above 4)
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