Bad Moon Rising” is a song written by John Fogerty and performed byCreedence Clearwater Revival. It was the lead single from their album Green River and was released in April 1969, four months before the album. The song reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart for three weeks in September 1969 (see 1969 in music). It was CCR’s second gold single.

 

 

The song has been recorded by at least 20 different artists, in styles ranging fromfolk to reggae to psychedelic rock.

In 2011, Rolling Stone ranked it #364 on its “500 Greatest Songs of All Time” list.

Chart (1969)

Peak
position

US Billboard Top 100 Singles

2

Australian ARIA Charts

3

Ö3 Austria Top 40

8

Belgian Ultratop 50

4

Canadian RPM Top Tracks

5

German Media Control Charts

8

Dutch Singles Charts

10

Irish Singles Charts

1

Norwegian VG-Lista Charts

3

Swedish Sverigetopplistan Charts

3

U.K. Singles Charts

1


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