Fortunate Son
Creedence Clearwater Revival Lyrics


Some folks are born, made to wave the flag
Ooh, their 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, y'all
But when the taxman comes to the door
Lord, the house looks like a rummage sale, yeah

It ain't me
It ain't me
I ain't no millionaire's son, no, 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 'em, "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

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Written by: John Cameron Fogerty

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

CardinalSkies

I played this while over at my friends house.

His parents didn't recognize this song.

But his grandpa did.

He told me: "Thats the song your country played in the war I was in."

(Keep this in mind, his parents and grandparents are vietnamese)



Fain Sutter

If this song doesn't play when Im born, Im not coming out.
If this song isn't playing on my first day of school, then Im not going.
If this song isn't playing on my ride to the doctor, then Im not going.
If this song isn't playing when I take my first steps, then Im not doing it.
If this song isn't playing when I get in all my adult teeth, then Im breaking them all.
If this song isn't playing when I win my first ever varsity basketball game, then Im losing.
If this song isn't playing when I reach puberty, Im going to reverse my aging affects.
If this song isn't playing at my highschool graduation, then Im not going.
If this song isn't playing when I go to college, Im dropping out.
If this song isn't playing when I am first dating someone, Im dumping them.
If this song Isn't playing when Im offered a high paying job, I refuse.
If this song isn't playing when I get a child, Im putting them up for adoption.
If this song isn't playing when Im drafted to war, then Im not going.



If this song isn't playing at my funeral, then Im not going.

-Some guy who experienced all these things, and is waiting for the last one.



Truong Tran Thai Duy

Lyrics:

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,
Yeah!
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.

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! yoh,

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,



All comments from YouTube:

Ice Cream

Imagine being Vietnamese and hearing this blaring out of the sky 5 decades ago.

Trish French

😂😂😂

Austin Lee

@Pond same

Pond

They'd be happy considering it was a song condemning the vietnam war...

twiddlerat

@JED _ tasty

Wepti

@AcerTheYeeter Is that the sweet smell of... L I B E R A T I O N?

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CKS1949

This song feeling strangely relevant right now

Requiem

Why

Dogman_35

It was never not relevant

FullSpectrumWarrior

Always been relevant

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