A song by Creedence Clearwater Revival
, the b-side
to Bad Moon Rising
back in 1969
. I don't know if their Lodi (pronounced LOW-dye) is based on an actual town; I don't think it matters. In the context of the song, it's Nowhere
mauler says This song is based on Lodi, California - a really depressing trucker town between SF and Sacramento.