Bad Moon Rising- Creedence Clearwater Revival

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Lesson 1: Strumming The Intro And Verse

Here’s how to play the intro and verse guitar parts. Discover the chord progression and detailed breakdown of the strumming pattern.

Lesson 2: Strumming the Chorus

Now, we’ll move on to the first part of the chorus to “Bad Moon Rising”.

Lesson 3: Strumming the Chorus (Part 2)

Lesson 4: Verse Chords And Lyrics

[Verse 1]
D       A   G    D
I see a bad moon rising
D     A       G     D
I see trouble on the way
D     A    G          D
I see earthquakes and lightning 
D     A   G       D
I see bad times today

[Verse 2]
D      A    G       D
I hear hurricanes a blowing
D          A      G      D
I know the end is coming soon
D      A      G   D
I fear rivers overflowing
D          A        G        D
I hear the voice of rage and ruin

[Verse 3]
D        A        G       D
Hope you got your things together
D            A     G           D
Hope you are quite prepared to die
D                A      G     D
Looks like we're in for nasty weather
D          A     G      D
One eye is taken for an eye

Lesson 5: Chorus Chords And Lyrics

[Chorus]
G       
Don't go around tonight
D
'Cause it's bound to take your life
A          G               D
There is a bad moon on the rise

Lesson 6: Putting To Together

[Intro]
D A G D

[Verse 1]
D       A   G    D
I see a bad moon rising
D     A       G     D
I see trouble on the way
D     A    G          D
I see earthquakes and lightning 
D     A   G       D
I see bad times today

[Chorus]
G       
Don't go around tonight
D
'Cause it's bound to take your life
A          G               D
There is a bad moon on the rise

[Verse 2]
D      A    G       D
I hear hurricanes a blowing
D          A      G      D
I know the end is coming soon
D      A      G   D
I fear rivers overflowing
D          A        G        D
I hear the voice of rage and ruin

[Chorus]
G       
Don't go around tonight
D
'Cause it's bound to take your life
A          G               D
There is a bad moon on the rise

[Verse 3]
D        A        G       D
Hope you got your things together
D            A     G           D
Hope you are quite prepared to die
D                A      G     D
Looks like we're in for nasty weather
D          A     G      D
One eye is taken for an eye

[Chorus]
G       
Don't go around tonight
D
'Cause it's bound to take your life
A          G               D
There is a bad moon on the rise

G       
Don't go around tonight
D
'Cause it's bound to take your life
A          G               D
There is a bad moon on the rise

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