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Lookin Out My Back Door

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“Have You Ever Seen the Rain?“ is a song written by John Fogerty and released in 1970 on the album Pendulum by American roots rock group Creedence Clearwater Revival. The song peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in 1971. On Cash Box pop chart, it peaked at number three. Billboard co-listed the b-side “Hey Tonight”. In the UK, it reached number 36. It was the group’s eighth gold-selling single. Some have speculated that the song’s lyrics are referencing the Vietnam War, with the ‘rain’ being a metaphor for bombs falling from the sky. In his review of the song for Allmusic website, Mark Deming suggests that the song is about the idealism of the 1960s fading in the wake of events such as the Altamont Free Concert and the Kent State shootings and... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Won't you take a ride on the flying spoon ... Doo, doo doo ... Bother me tomorrow, today, I'll buy no sorrows

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More songs by CCR (See Charts): Proud Mary.

Popular in Revival (See Charts): Who'll Stop The Rain, Green River, As Long As I Can See The Light, Cottonfields, Sweet Hitch-Hiker, Lodi, Centerfield, Long As I Can See The Light, Keep On Chooglin', and The Working Man.

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