Today I am “working” from home, my media serving device of choice set to Shuffle.
I’ve just listened to the above CCRE track – Sweet Hitch Hiker – how very David Brent. The none-more-Seventies title isn’t what struck me though, it’s the way Mr Fogerty adds another syllable to the chorus in order, I guess, not to disrupt the rhythm. So we end up with “sweet ah hitch hiker” and It’s not tucked away in one line, it’s the backbone of the chorus. He’s throwing it my face. After the first one it’s all I can think about when I listen, to the point where I actually start to dread the arrival of the chorus. No mean feat in a song lasting just 2:55.