bad moon rising chords

Bad Moon Rising Chords | How To Play Bad Moon Rising By CCR

Performance notes for Bad Moon Rising

In this guitar lesson were going to cover a fantastic 60’s classic Bad Moon Rising by Creedance Clearwater Revival. This is the 3 chord trick type of song, but don’t let it foul you…The chord changes and the strumming patterns are fast so watch them.

The chords used are D Major, A Major and G Major.

Bad Moon Rising Chords And Chord Fingerings

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Bad Moon Rising Chords/Lyrics/Verse

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

Bad Moon Rising Chords/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

Bad Moon Rising Chords/Lyrics/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

Bad Moon Rising Chords/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

Bad Moon Rising Chords/Lyrics/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

Bad Moon Rising Chords/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

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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