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Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Halloween Week Song of the Day - Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
A 1969 breakthrough hit for the early 70’s rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bad Moon Rising earned its place in the Halloween songbook with its inclusion in the John Landis classic, horror flick American Werewolf in London. The song accompanies the main character’s first transformation from man to lycanthrope in a scene that's a masterpiece in Hollywood cinematography and the John Fogerty penned tune provides a satiric lightheartedness to the horror of the scene. All in all, it’s a howling fit in any Halloween party song list...