Flashback Track Friday #23– Born on the Bayou

Happy 4th of July weekend to all my American blogger friends. My challenge this week is about chasing done some hoodoo from the place you were born. Hope to hear all about the ghosts from the past.

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Welcome once again to Flashback Track Friday. Each week, either KK or Mister Bump will present a song to you, and out of that song, will prompt you with a question.


This weekend, Americans will celebrate the Fourth of July with neighborhood bbqs, fireworks and flags all in celebration of Independence Day. Creedence Clearwater Revival’s song “Born on the Bayou” brings alive memories of many Fourth of July celebrations for me. My father loves CCR and on Independence Day, we would rock out to their tunes, eat home-made ice cream, swim in the pool, light sparklers and run around way past our bedtimes.

CCR, originally from California, became known as a southern rock sensations singing about catfish, bayous, and the Mississippi River. Lead singer John Fogerty wrote “Born on the Bayou” without ever having lived in the southern United States. Fogerty spent time in the U.S. Army, though…

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