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 song about freedom. According to Wikipedia, the first line was inspired by Fogerty being discharged from the National Guard.
It’s a great piece of rootsy, raw country rock from Creedence Clearwater Revival’s second album, Bayou Country.
This version seems to be from the Johnny Cash Show…