Cleaned a lot of plates in Memphis, And I pumped a lot of 'tane down in New Orleans But I never saw the good side of the city until I hitched A ride on the river boat Queen. With Mickey Jones, Kenny Rogers, The First Edition, Terry Williams. In the biopic, What's Love Got to Do with It, the song is performed in a timeline of events in Ike and Tina's career in which the couple are transformed from an opening act to The Rolling Stones to a major headlining act in the 1970s. 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 river boat queen . Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river. 6. Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river. It was recorded on March 21, 2009 in Arnhem, Netherlands as part of Turner's 50th Anniversary Tour. 19,484 Views 5 Votes 17 Comments Build Guide Discussion (17) More Rammus Guides. "Proud Mary" has, over the years, been recorded by a number of artists. Rating Pending. Have you had a chance to do some lockdown pleasuring yet or will you... be waiting for some warmer weather like pictured below. (Refrain) intro solo D Roll in, rollin, rollin on the river. 2:51 PREVIEW I've Got Troubles. The line "Left a good job in the city" was written following Fogerty's discharge from the National Guard, and the line "rollin' on the river" was from a movie by Will Rogers. By: John Carlson— There’s something special about rivers. After the lyrics are first sung softly by the Turners, the song is then turned into a funk rock vamp with Tina and the Ikettes delivering gospel-influenced vocals. #yeah I need to sleep #rolling down the river. Big wheel keep on turnin' Proud Mary keep on burnin' Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river. Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river. Big wheel keep on turnin' Proud Mary keep on burnin' Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river.. Playlists Guestbook. ... it returned Burke to the US R&B Top 20",[34] with the single reaching No. Vote Vote. Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river. 2 for the group.[6][7]. Tina re-recorded the song for the biopic's 1993 soundtrack album of the same name. The song became a major hit in the United States, peaking at No. Indeed, the river in "Proud Mary" offers not only escape but also rebirth to the singer. Big wheel keep on turnin', Proud Mary keep on burnin'. The river in Fogerty and traditionally in literature and song is a place holding biblical and epical implications. Discover (and save!) Dynamite entry. Tina's solo performance was later included on her 2004 greatest hits album All the Best. This track was released as a promotional single issued to radio stations and DJs. John S. 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Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river. Rollin on a River. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in March 1969, the first of five singles to peak at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on March 27, 1971, two years after the original by Creedence Clearwater Revival was at its peak. Discover more posts about rolling down the river. If you come down to the river. Stevan Hogg. [41] Their rendition differs greatly from the structure of the original, but is also well-known and has become one of Tina Turner's most recognizable signature songs. 5. The level is set in an environment resembling an autumnal forest. 11. It was so peaceful there and we escaped cell phone signal for most of the weekend. [Chorus] A Big wheel keep on turnin', Bm Proud Mary keep on burnin', D Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river. A Big wheel keep on turnin' Bm Proud Mary, keep on burnin'. 9. 2:27 PREVIEW Bongo Boogie. Jan 19, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Loretta Postell. [39] It also reached No. Rollin' Down the River World-Level: 4-3 Game: Yoshi's Woolly World: Music: Yarn Yoshi Takes Shape! "Proud Mary's" singer, a low-wage earner, leaves what he considers a "good job," which he might define as steady work, even though for long hours under a dictatorial boss. Track listing. 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. Anybody who’s ever stood on a bank of the mighty Mississippi, or even driven across it on a bridge, knows this. With Mickey Jones, Kenny Rogers, The First Edition, Terry Williams. He decides to follow his impulse and imagination and hitches a ride on a riverboat queen, bidding farewell to the city. Actually ... Wow! [46] They also performed it on The Ed Sullivan Show on January 11, 1970, in the film It's Your Thing (1970), and on Soul Train on April 22, 1972. Proud Mary was only promoted by Tamiko Jones and myself." 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