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Sweet Hitch Hiker

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B-side  "Door to Door"
Format  7" 45 RPM
Label  Fantasy
Released  July 1971
Length  2:59
Genre  Roots rock, southern rock

"Sweet Hitch-Hiker" is a song by the American roots/swamp rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival from their 1972 album Mardi Gras. It was first released as a single in 1971 and reached #6 on the Billboard Hot 100. On the Record Retailer UK Singles Chart, it peaked at #36.

The song was written by CCR singer John Fogerty, and it has been described as a "classic John Fogerty stomper" by author Hank Bordowitz.

The song mentions the Greasy King, a restaurant in El Cerrito, the California city where the band members were raised.

The B-side of the single was the song "Door to Door" written and sung by Stu Cook.

References

Sweet Hitch-Hiker Wikipedia


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