"Proud Mary" is a song written by John Fogerty and first recorded by his band Creedence Clearwater Revival. It was released by Fantasy Records as a single. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "Best - Proud Mary " on Discogs. 11 hit in “Suzie Q”. Follow-up Bayou Country went Top 10 and included the No.2 smash hit “Proud Mary”. Their third album Green River (). Having always been a fan of John Fogerty in particular-I was glad I chose this particular DVD to buy over the Xmas period. Whilst certainly not the greatest. "Proud Mary" is the emotional fulcrum at the center of Fogerty's seductive imaginary Americana, and while it's the best song here, his other songs are no slouch. Proud Mary Lyricist：John Fogerty Left a good job in the city Workin' for the man ev'ry night and day But I never lost one minute of sleepin' Worryin' 'bout. Creedence Clearwater Revival(ccr); Proud Mary - Mono Single Left a good job in the city, Workin' for the man ev'ry night and day. American movie-goers are watching Richard Harris and Vanessa Redgrave in Camelot and Tony Curtis and Henry Fonda in The Boston Strangler. The week's top TV. The song was written by the frontman for Creedence Clearwater Revival. While many still only associate “Proud Mary” with Tina's rasping. Creedence Clearwater Revival. Some of the best music from back in the day. Awesome in movies and movie soundtracks.