TEotWaWKI Soundtrack: Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival

Green River by Credence Clearwater Revival

Green River by Credence Clearwater Revival

Hope you got your things together
Hope you’re quite prepared to die
Looks like we’re in for nasty weather
One eye is taken for an eye

These morbid lyrics are hidden behind seemingly happy music. The writer, John Fogerty, certainly had an ear for what was coming.

Though familiar with this song long before the SHTF, a specific incident locked it into my memory. I’ve always been a fan of rockabilly. The beat can’t help but raise my spirits. And I was desperate for that. At the height of the crisis, I needed to make a night time foray. As you well remember, the dark is the worst time for a jaunt amongst the undead. CCR’s playing in the background, I’ve pulled on my ass-kicking, steel-toed Doc Martens and I’m touching up the duct tape wrapping on my sleeves (a surprisingly effective defense against bites). I see rising from the eastern horizon a full, orange-tinged moon. I was ready


~ by Bill Drinkmore on January 23, 2010.

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