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I'm just made differently. Man...

I'm just made differently. Man, I just love being an American, I love my country. But it happened to me during the Nixon time, especially pre-Watergate, that as I watched Nixon for the first time in my life I felt shame. I had to analyze myself. What is this emotion? I realized that my government was separate from my country. It was the first time I ever felt ashamed of the government, not the country.

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You should play with real musi...

You should play with real musicians; the best music comes from real people interacting with each other.

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Let the people know my wisdom,...

Let the people know my wisdom, fill the land with smoke

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As a songwriter, I try not to ...

As a songwriter, I try not to be sloppy; same with the music. You can be very lean, very efficient, so you're not wasting a lot of time getting' to the point. You're saying it with as pure a word or phrase as you can. That's the part that was craft. You refine and refine and refine. Maybe that's why the songs still hang on, because they're very pure. For one thing, they're very short. 'Bad Moon Rising' is like 2 minutes and 12 seconds. I would try to do everything as quickly and with as little extra as possible. It was

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For years I walked around with...

For years I walked around with the phrase 'Green River' because I had seen that on a soda fountain drink when I was probably 8 or 9 years old, and I went, 'Gee, I like that.' Another one was 'Lodi', which I thought sounded really cool. I got this cheap little empty plastic notebook at my local drugstore, and bought a little slab of filler paper and the very first title I wrote in it was 'Proud Mary'. I had no idea what that title meant.

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I thought what I was good at d...

I thought what I was good at doing was playing real simple guitar licks, since I'd cut my teeth on what Duane Eddy was doing; licks that were simple but had staying power.

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Other people want a career or ...

Other people want a career or success because they think that will help them find their personal life somewhere. I've done it the other way around. What I have is what everybody else is looking for. I know I've got it made. I know I'm a very lucky man. That came first. Then the music and the career just kind of took care of themselves.

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When the bad stuff was really ...

When the bad stuff was really intense in my life, it was really what you would call writer's block. Your facility is just not as good because you feel so bad. I've heard of people right on the verge of suicide coming up with some of their best work. I wish I could think of an example, other than Van Gogh, perhaps!

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I was deluding myself that the...

I was deluding myself that the song was almost not important, but I think the real thing that was happening was almost like self-hypnosis or mediation. The guitar lick was the transcendental key that unlocked my brain. It freed me. And then it all became easy. It's funny now, because I've had times when it wasn't easy.

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What happens is, especially wh...

What happens is, especially when I was writing for my band, Creedence, and it's the way I write now, I go into 'guitar lick' mode. When I do, it sort of leads into a real song. I'd say to myself, your songwriting is coming up with a guitar lick, and the rest is easy!

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That song has the full extent ...

That song has the full extent of my mandolin abilities; I'm not a good mandolin player at all.

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I think at times the very stro...

I think at times the very strong feelings I have about my country coincide with my musical ability, and I'm able to actually turn it into music, a song or even hopefully a memorable song, sometimes. You may find it surprising, but I'm a very intense, proud American. I love being an American.

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All these different groups of ...

All these different groups of people that are put right in the path of billions of dollars of American tax payers' money. If I had enough time I could have named all of those people [in the song], too! The song would have been 400 minutes long.

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I feel happy about the songs I...

I feel happy about the songs I've written. I'm a great lover of the craft of songwriting, and I sure admire it in other people when I see it - past and present. I feel comfortable with what I have accomplished. I feel happy to be able to work in that environment, and that I have a lot of songs left to be written, somewhere.

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I ain't got no time for a Cari...

I ain't got no time for a Caribbean cruise, just give me a song and a beer.

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You evil thing, why do you hau...

You evil thing, why do you haunt me?

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...my papa said son don't let ...

...my papa said son don't let the man getcha and do what he done to me...

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I'm like a twenty two year old...

I'm like a twenty two year old kid in a new band trying to get noticed and break through, because the vast majority of people have never seen me play live.

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I usually destroy unreleased m...

I usually destroy unreleased material. It has a way of coming back to haunt you.

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It just seemed like all the re...

It just seemed like all the records I have made since Creedence Clearwater Revival have all been sort of pushed off center. I felt like I was dancing around the outskirts of what is my true center. With this album, I really wanted to stay on the mark, right in the middle, right where rock 'n' roll is. I wanted this one to be easier, a lot more fun than some of the past records have been.

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