Bad Moon Rising

Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, September 20, 1969 spending 3 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. In Rolling Stone issue 649, John Fogerty explained that the lyrics were inspired by a movie called The Devil And Daniel Webster, in which a hurricane wipes out most of a town. This is where he got the idea for the words "I feel the hurricane blowin', I hope you're quite prepared to die." Overall, he said the song is about the "apocalypse that was going to be visited upon us." This contains a classic misheard lyric. The line "There's a bad moon on the rise" is often heard as "There's a bathroom on the right." Not only do many people sing the wrong lyrics, but John Fogerty himself sang the "bathroom on the right" lyric once during the "Premonition" concert. It can be heard after the last verse of the song quite plainly.

Bad Moon Rising FAQs

Who sang Bad Moon Rising?

Bad Moon Rising was performed by Creedence Clearwater Revival

What year did Bad Moon Rising get to the UK number 1 spot?

Bad Moon Rising first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, September 20, 1969

How long was Bad Moon Rising at number 1 in the UK?

Bad Moon Rising spent 3 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.