♫ Fortunate Son ♫

Filosofa's Word

Well, it seems I forgot to do a music post last night.  I woke this morning with a vague sense of something not quite right, something I was supposed to do, but it was almost 11:00 before it hit me that what I had forgotten was a music post!  I truly think senility is setting in!  Anyway, I had CCR in my mind, so I went in search of one I hadn’t played for a while that I could get on the schedule in under an hour, and this one jumped up and said, “Me … Me … Pick ME!!!!”  And so, I give youFortunate Son”!


The song was released in 1969, at the height of the war in Vietnam and the stateside protests against our role in it.  It soon became an anti-war movement anthem; an expressive symbol of the counterculture’s opposition to U.S. military involvement in the…

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