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Creedence Clearwater Revival

Sweet Hitch-Hiker

  • Revival
  • Rock
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song from
  • 1971
  • 1969
  • 1970
  • 1972
  • 2011

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“Sweet Hitch-Hiker” is a song by the American roots/swamp rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival from their 1972 album Mardi Gras. It was first released as a single in 1971 and reached #6 on the Billboard Hot 100. On the Record Retailer UK Singles Chart, it peaked at #36. The song was written by CCR singer John Fogerty, and it has been described as a “classic John Fogerty stomper” by author Hank Bordowitz. The song mentions the Greasy King, a restaurant in the El Cerrito part of California where the band grew up and are from. The B-side of the single was the song “Door to Door” written and sung by Stu Cook. Read on...

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