Fortunate Son Creedece

Some folks are born made to wave the flag

Ooh, they're red, white, and blue

And when the band plays "Hail to the chief"

Ooh, they point the cannon at you, Lord

It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no senator's son, son

It ain't me, it ain't me; I ain't no fortunate one, no

Some folks are born silver spoon in hand

Lord, don't they help themselves, oh

But when the taxman comes to the door

Lord, the house looks like a rummage sale, yes

It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no millionaire's son, no

It ain't me, it ain't me; I ain't no fortunate one, no. Yeah, yeah

Some folks inherit star spangled eyes

Ooh, they send you down to war, Lord

And when you ask them, "How much should we give?"

Ooh, they only answer More! more! more! y'all

It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no military son, son

It ain't me, it ain't me; I ain't no fortunate one, one

It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no fortunate one, no no no

It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no fortunate son, no no no

This song signifies the Vietnam war in the 1960's and how young men had to be deported to the war.

The band wrote it because it was an anti-war and criticizing the people who support the men who are forced into war if they did not have a financial background.

this song was written around the time of The Vietnam War, September 1968.

Other songs written by Creedence include, Bad Moon Rising, Proud Mary, and Down By the Corner.

the lyrics of the song relate to the anti-war. The artist is saying how since he is not a "fortunate son" he will be forced to go fight in the Vietnam War.

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