Creedence Clearwater Revival - Fortunate Son

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Creedence Clearwater Revival - Fortunate Son (Official Music Video)

The brand new official music video for “Fortunate Son,” in celebration of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s 50th anniversary.
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Craft Recordings

Director: Ben Fee
Producers: Ben Fee, Matt Day, Hillary Andujar, Courtney Andujar
Editor: Niles Howard @ Kid Sister
Camera: Ben Fee, Matt Boman
Colorist: Arianna Shiningstar @ Apache
Additional Camera: Gary Milton, Mike Garcia and Jonathan Franklin
Production Company: Scandinavia Pictures
Rep: Jen Herrera @ Las Bandas/Be Brave

Days away from home: 29
States traveled for shooting: 10
Countries: USA & Mexico
Miles traveled in car: 6,200
Number of lenses stolen: 2
Number of watermelon stolen: 1
Number of times CCR was heard playing in random establishments: 9
Number of crappy people we met: 0

Music video by Creedence Clearwater Revival performing Fortunate Son. © 2018 Craft Recordings, a division of Concord Music Group, Inc.

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"Fortunate Son" is a song by the American rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival released on their fourth studio album, Willy and the Poor Boys in November 1969. It was previously released as a single, together with "Down on the Corner", in September 1969. It soon became an anti-war movement anthem; an expressive symbol of the counterculture's opposition to U.S. military involvement in the Vietnam War and solidarity with the soldiers fighting it.

The song reached #14 on the United States charts on November 22, 1969, the week before Billboard changed its methodology on double-sided hits. The tracks combined to climb to #9 the next week, on the way to peaking at #3 three more weeks later, on 20 December 1969. It won the RIAA Gold Disc award in December 1970. Pitchfork Media placed it at number 17 on its list of "The 200 Greatest Songs of the 1960s". Rolling Stone placed it at #99 on its "500 Greatest Songs of All Time" list. In 2014, the song was added to the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."
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