Proud Mary- Creedence Clearwater Revival

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Here’s how to play the intro riff to “Proud Mary” by Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Verse Chords And Lyrics

Verse 1
D
Left a good job in the city

Workin' for the man ev'ry night and day

And I never lost one minute of sleepin'

Worryin' 'bout the way things might have been


Verse 2
D
Cleaned a lot of plates in Memphis

Pumped a lot of pain down in New Orleans

But I never saw the good side of the city

'Til I hitched a ride on a riverboat queen

Verse 3

D
If you come down to the river

Bet you gonna find some people who live

You don't have to worry if you got no money

People on the river are happy to give

Chorus Strumming

Pre-Chorus And Chorus

A
Big wheel keep on turnin'
Bm
Proud Mary keep on burnin'
D
Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river

Putting It Together

[Main Riff]

D
Left a good job in the city

Workin' for the man ev'ry night and day

And I never lost one minute of sleepin'

Worryin' 'bout the way things might have been

A
Big wheel keep on turnin'
Bm
Proud Mary keep on burnin'
D
Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river

D
Cleaned a lot of plates in Memphis

Pumped a lot of pane down in New Orleans

But I never saw the good side of the city

'Til I hitched a ride on a river boat queen

A
Big wheel keep on turnin'
Bm
Proud Mary keep on burnin'
D
Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river

[Main Riff]

D
If you come down to the river

Bet you gonna find some people who live

You don't have to worry if you got no money

People on the river are happy to give

A
Big wheel keep on turnin'
Bm
Proud Mary keep on burnin'
D
Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river

D
Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river 3x