Label: Discurios - DIS 105 LP • Format: Vinyl LP, Unofficial Release • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Hard Rock
It made its debut on Fogerty's second solo album in It was also released as a single, spending six weeks in Get Off My Life Woman - Mountain - Rockin And Rollin All Over The World US top 40, peaking at Rolling Stone critic Dave Marsh considered the song a good choice for the album's lead single, although he claimed that it was "little more than the formulaic CCR sound with the title repeated over and over, like a chant.
During the recording of Status Quo's music video Only Love - Quintessence - Quintessence the song, bassist Alan Lancaster was living in Undici - Erre Emme 1 - Estati Romane. He had refused to return to the UK for the recording, so he was replaced by a dummy with a bass guitar in the video.
Quo's version was their 8th UK top ten hit, peaking at 3. Coldplay performed a portion of the song at Live 8with lead singer Chris Martin singing the chorus during the song " In My Place ", after much was made of Status Quo's absence from the concert in the British media. Carl Wilson recorded it on his album Youngbloodand The Beach Boys themselves added the song to their live act in the mid-'80s.
Bruce Springsteen has performed the song a number of times during his famous live shows, and it was the final song played in his Working on a Dream Tour.
During Hard Rock CallingSpringsteen appeared on stage with Fogerty to perform the song with him. The song has found a usage in the sports world as well. It reached 17 in the UK Singles Chart. Another re-recorded version appeared on their album Riffs in Supporters of the Northern Ireland national football team often sing the song, particularly on away trips, changing the lyrics to "Drinkin' All Over the World".
The song is also the goal music of the German football club Bayer Leverkusen. It is also played at Leyton OrientMillwall F. During an episode of the BBC2 series The Story of Musicwhen presenter Howard Goodall was discussing the style galant popularised by composers such as Mozartthe song was performed by a string quartet and classical singer. The performance was used to illustrate that using a restricted palette of chords was just as much a feature of late 18th-century music as it is a feature of modern-era artists such as Status Quo.
The song was reprised, infor the Status Quo's thirty-first studio album Aquostic Stripped Bare. It was featured in the ninety-minute launch performance of the album at London's Roundhouse on 22 October, the concert being recorded and broadcast live by BBC Radio 2 as part of their In Concert series.
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