Tim Timebomb and Friends | Lodi
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28 Dec 2012, by Ben Rodriguez in A SONG A DAY


This one was written by John Fogerty, and recorded originally by his group, Creedence Clearwater Revival. John wrote the song about a down and out musician playing a gig in Lodi, which is a small agricultural city located in the Central Valley of California. John claimed that he thought Lodi had “the coolest sounding name”, and that’s what inspired him to use it in the song. John was from our neighborhood, born in Berkeley, Ca.-which is about 70 miles from Lodi, and he went to El Cerrito High School. Growing up in the East Bay, coming from a working class family, Creedence was the Holy Grail of what we consider great, and cool about music.

Written by John Fogerty

Tim Timebomb- Vocals, Guitar

James Doyle-Drums

Brett Simons- Bass

Hunter Perrin- Guitar

John Morrical- Piano

Kevin Bivona-B3, Background Vocals, and Tambourine