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"Wrote a Song for Everyone is a testament to the continuing truth and power in Fogerty's greatest hits...The result is some of the best new music Fogerty has made since, well, Creedence." - Rolling Stone (5 Stars)

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  • Audio CD (May 20, 1997)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Warner Bros.
  • ASIN: B000002MN0
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (106 customer reviews)
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1. Southern Streamline
2. Hot Rod Heart
3. Blueboy
4. A Hundred And Ten In The Shade
5. Rattlesnake Highway
6. Bring It Down To Jelly Roll
7. Walking In A Hurricane
8. Swamp River Days
9. Rambunctious Boy
10. Joy Of My Life
11. Blue Moon Nights
12. Bad Bad Boy

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Former Creedence Clearwater Revival leader Fogerty's first album since 1986's broodingly flat Eye of the Zombie, '97's Blue Moon Swamp finds him returning to the roots-rock ways of his old CCR glory days. Deceptively relaxed in the Creedence manner, this collection seeks to evoke the mood and tone of Southern swamp blues, with generally successful results. Highlighted by rockabilly-tinged tunes like "Southern Streamline" and "Hot Rod Heart," the album's clear standout track is "One Hundred and Ten in the Shade," on which Fogerty, ably backed by gospel vocal group legends the Fairfield Four, uncannily reconstructs the sound of Southern field hollers. --Billy Altman

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This one has great production, and good songs.
Anthony Souza
I have never heard rock and roll, country, and delta blues fused so well.
Adam
John Fogerty's BLUE MOON SWAMP is a great rockin' CD.
Chris Kaiser

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42 of 43 people found the following review helpful By Docendo Discimus on December 29, 2004
Format: Audio CD
If you already own "Blue Moon Swamp", don't bother buying it again because of the bonus tracks (or whatever they are). The melodramatic 1960s teenage-rocker "Endless Sleep" and the instrumental "Just Pickin'" are good enough, sure, but they don't really add anything to an album which was just about perfect to begin with.

"Blue Moon Swamp" is John Fogerty's first album in almost 11 years, and while a new John Fogerty-album is always something to be celebrated, this one is the best one he has delivered, and the most mature one as well, executed with confidence and professionalism.
Fogerty accomplishes what many artists try and few know how yo do, blending everything from hard rock to rockabilly, and from gospel to folk, and everything gels, everything seems cohesive, everything obviously belongs on this very same album.

"Blue Moon Swamp" won Fogerty a Grammy for...best rock...something. And deservedly so. It is tight, wondefully well-arranged and laid-back without being lazy. If you've heard Creedence albums like "Green River" and "Willy and the Poor Boys", you'll have a pretty good idea what to expect, but "Blue Moon Swamp" is even more varied than that, and the production is much better. Wonderful melodies, excellent fidelity, and a great, great band.
This remains one of my favorite records, one which continues to grow on me.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Henry R. Kujawa on February 21, 2000
Format: Audio CD
This is AMAZING. I love just about EVERY song on this album, especially "Southern Streamline", "A Hundred And Ten In The Shade" (with the incredible Fairfield Four, who toured as John's warm-up act!), "Bring It Down To Jelly Roll", "Walking In A Hurricane", "Swamp River Days", "Rambunctious Boy", and "Blue Moon Nights". But particularly "Hot Rod Heart"-- the guitar work on this song thrills me to no end every time I hear it! This is not only clearly John's best solo album, it may be the BEST album he's EVER done! What a charge to hear this got the Grammy for "Best Rock Album of the year", one of the few times something I liked got such recognition. In fact, that year BLUE MOON SWAMP was the ONLY album by any "known" artist to even get into my personal "top ten"! For anyone looking for good NEW music, it's out there; I recommend The Friggs' ROCK CANDY, THE SPY-FI SOUNDS OF THE OMEGA MEN, Ben Vaughn's RAMBLER 65, Kevin Johnson's PAROLE MUSIC, The X Brothers' SOLID CITIZENS and The Brain Surgeons' MALPRACTISE (all from '97).
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Wayne Klein HALL OF FAMETOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on July 13, 2006
Format: Audio CD
John Fogerty comes out hiding every couple of years and releases a new album. The Grammy winning "Blue Moon Swamp" is a delightful album full of great songs touching on blues, country, rock and gospel over the course of its 14 songs. 14 songs you ask?Yep. The album has been reissued with two solid tracks recorded during the original sessions. "Endless Sleep" and "Just Pickin'" aren't as essential as the other tracks on the album but they are a nice bonus for fans that may not have purchsed the album before or are replacing it.

The two bonus tracks clock in at less than 5 minutes. As I said if you have the previous edition they aren't essential. With the switch of Fogerty's solo stuff (all except his Fantasy releases)to Geffen Records the label thought it would be wise to reissue this album with bonus tracks to entice buyers again. The same original master created by Bob Ludwig is used so it doesn't really sound different.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By wikyups on July 3, 2005
Format: Audio CD
Mature - yes. I saw John Fogerty on TV, singing One Hundred and Ten in the Shade - I was surprized he's still around. My favorite album was Willy and the Poor Boys up until now. I can't get enough of this album [Blue Moon Swamp] - I want more. I finally replaced my Centerfield vynyl album thru Amazon [excellent service] and anyone who enjoyed CCR in the past and stepped up to Centerfield - well this is another step UP. WONDERFUL - Wellcome back John, and pairing up with Mellencamp - I hope I can catch a concert. You guys have my kind of soul [rhythm [Yeah!] and blues.]
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Sam Bethune on January 17, 2001
Format: Audio CD
Blue Moon Swamp is, to my thinking, a breakthrough album of sorts. John Fogerty stopped making records after the somewhat uneven Eye of the Zombie about 12 years before, and with this CD he is back and better than ever.
The best track on this disc, by far, is Hundred and Ten in the Shade (for which Fogerty taught himself to play dobro). You can practically feel the sweat dripping off of your body when you listen to it. Blue Boy and Bringing It Down to Jelly Roll (the latter a tribute to Jelly Roll Morton) are also worth a listen. And then there's Joy of My Life, a great love song written by Fogerty for his wife which features a first rate dobro solo.
In many ways, this is Fogerty's best solo recording and one of the most polished collections of songs ever released by any artist. As I recall, it won a well deserved Grammy for record of the year in the year of its release, and after one listening you'll instantly know why.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Kevin L. Nenstiel TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on April 30, 2001
Format: Audio CD
Creedence Clearwater Revival, the quartet that gave us such classics as "Down On the Corner" and "Proud Mary," cranked out three albums in the year 1969. In this day, when we've grown accustomed to artists sometimes going as long as six or seven years between albums, this seems staggering. It's even more staggering when you consider that CCR's lead singer and songwriter, John Fogerty, hadn't released an album in eleven years prior to Blue Moon Swamp.
Fogerty has been one of the overlooked voices of a generation. His eloquent blues on songs like "Wrote a Song For Everyone" exceeded the description of the emotions of the hippie generation we remember from bombastic groups like The Doors. Where Jim Morrison declared, "We want the world and we want it now," Fogerty and CCR sang, "I saw the people standing a thousand years in chains. Somebody said it's different now, but look, it's just the same." This may be less likely to grab the ears of listeners, but it was more moving to a generation that was searching for a standard of hope and vision.
But that generation is no longer composed of youth in search of an identity, oppressed by the system. The Baby Boomers ARE the system. Members of the generation dominate politics, technology, culture, and anything else you can name. Does John Fogerty, the Willy of the Poor Boys, still have something to offer the world in this environment?
Absolutely. Perhaps the epitomy of growing old gracefully, Fogerty embodies the spirit of youth in a man his age (he was 51 when he recorded Blue Moon Swamp). However, he's no longer singing about how he ain't no fortunate son or how he remembers the bayou. He's facing the world as an adult, a strong voice for maturity with sophistication and style.
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