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1 Fortunate Son 10   Nov 1969  
  Creedence Clearwater Revival  
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2 Fortunate Son LIVE 8     Apr 1986  
  Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band  

3 Fortunate Son   Nov 2013  
  John Fogerty With Foo Fighters  
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Fortunate Son was a 1969 top 20 hit by Creedence Clearwater Revival. The song was on a two-sided single, with the more popular side being Down On The Corner, which reached number 2. Fortunate Son itself made it up to number 10.
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band brought a live version to number 8 rock in 1986.

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