You gotta love John Fogerty. We’ve misunderstood “Bad Moon Rising” for years, and this week he actually sang it the way we heard it:
Fogerty had a little fun with the song when he got to the chorus: “Don’t go around tonight / Well, it’s bound to take your life / There’s a bad moon on the rise.” Apparently a lot of people hear that last line as “There’s a bathroom on the right.”
So Fogerty sang it that way Wednesday night, even pointing off to the right during his performance at the Chicago Theatre, WLS-AM Chicago, reported.
‘Scuse me while I kiss this guy.