Some Folks Are Born Silver Spoon In Hand
Written by John Fogerty in 1969, Fortunate Son was released as the b-side to Creedence Clearwater Revival's single Down On The Corner, with both sides of the single charting in the USA.
Since the Vietnam War little has changed about the social background of those who sent off to fight for their countries – be it because of economic reasons or because of conscription.
Contrary to an urban legend, the person referred to in the lyrics is not Al Gore Jr.
If you happen to have another version of this song, feel free to send it in and I'll include it in this list.