I realize music from teenager years is probably overrated, but man I still think the golden era of country music was the first half of the 1990s. Just so many good singers that didn’t emphasize twang and drawl, but still played acoustic guitars and not every song was about rugged individualism. Now get off my lawn.
Fogerty has always been great live, with no significant difference between the studio and his live performances. Blueboy is pretty much his signature swamp rock tune outside of CCR. He also knocked it out of the park with the backup singers for this song and the rest of the album Blue Moon Swamp.
I don’t know why, but I feel like if I heard this song for the first time today I wouldn’t like it. But I loved everything alt rock in high school. Twin Cities had a great alt rock station back in the day, 104.1 The Point.