What does Lodi mean?

Creedence Clearwater Revival: Lodi Meaning

Album cover for Lodi album cover

Song Released: 1969


Lodi Lyrics

Just about a year ago, I set out on the road,
Seekin' my fame and fortune, lookin' for a pot of gold.
Things got bad, and things got worse, I guess you know the tune.
Oh Lord, stuck in Lodi again.

Rode in on a Greyhound, I'll be walkin' out...

  1. anonymous
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    Jan 16th 2021 !⃝

    Do you think it Could also be an acronym for A
    (local dive)? As in stuck in a local dive, just a thought.

  2. anonymous
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    Mar 13th 2016 !⃝

    I ran out of songs to play I'm stuck in a Lodi again. Lodi is a low spot or bog.he sings stuck in a lodi

  3. anonymous
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    Sep 15th 2014 !⃝

    They got screwed by the junior class who hired two bands to play for prom the story was told to me by miss lodi. 1970 she was a freshman at the. Time

  4. shane.poulter.773
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    Jul 30th 2014 !⃝

    Could it be a guy in Lodi N.J. Trying to make it in New York??

  5. anonymous
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    Sep 26th 2013 !⃝

    a town full of druggies or whine-os

  6. anonymous
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    Jan 1st 2013 !⃝

    I`m 32 yrs old and my mother once told me Lodi meant smokin on old die young and everytime John hit a slump he`d go back to the addiction hence the chorus believe what you will we talking hippie days and drugs were given code words

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway
  7. CaptainVegetable
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    Feb 4th 2009 !⃝

    This song is about a struggling singer who arrives in a town and gets stuck in a rut of performing at a dive.

    Perhaps it's reminiscent of an experience John Fogerty had when he started into the music business...

  8. anonymous
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    Oct 6th 2008 !⃝

    Lodi is the name of several US cities and the one in which John Foggerty is suspected of referring to in the CCR hit "Lodi" is in California. Hence: "Oh Lord, I'm stuck in Lodi again."


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