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Proud Mary by Creedence Clearwater Revival

Proud Mary by Creedence Clearwater Revival

Find Proud Mary on Amazon The Meaning Behind the song “Proud Mary” The meaning of Proud Mary has often been attributed to drugs, Proud Mary being another name for marijuana. However, Proud Mary interpretation is actually more about poverty than drugs. The song is about a boy leaving the stability of a good job and going into poverty to follow his dreams. Poverty in Proud Mary is the decision of the writer, as shown in the first stanza. “Left a good job in the city, workn’ for the man ev’ry night and day. And I never lost one minute of sleepin’ worryin’’bout the way things might have been.” The writer […]

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