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Creedence Clearwater Revival

Aside from Gram Parsons, no one has influenced Americana music as much as Creedence Clearwater Revival. Their gritty fusion of swamp pop, country rock, hillbilly soul, and a driving dose of Southern-inspired R&B gave the band their trademark "chooglin'" sound. Formed by John Fogerty in 1967 out of El Cerrito, Calif., the band released seven futile singles on Fantasy Records as the Golliwogs. In 1968, they changed their name and CCR's first album was a hit, largely due to the rustic rendition of "Suzie Q." While they were geographically close to the Haight-Ashbury scene, songs like "Fortunate Son" revealed that the band didn't identify with the prevalent counterculture (in part made up of trust-funded hippie kids at the time). Fogerty's vision of a good party was painted in the bouncy strut of "Down on the Corner," a song that proved that white boys could get funky. CCR broke up in 1972, and Fogerty's successful solo career spawned similar songs, sealing any existing doubts that he was the central songwriter in the band.

Creedence Clearwater Revival Concert Films

  • Legends in Concert

    Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Year: 1955

    Runtime: 44 min

    Creedence Clearwater Revival was an American rock band that gained popularity in the late 1960s and early 1970s with a number of successful singles drawn from various albums.

    This title features various live performances by Creedence Clearwater Revival.
     
     
  • Music In Review

    Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Year: 2020

    Runtime: 1 hr 4 min

    Drawing extensively on rare concert footage and television performances from the archives this is the definitive review of the music of Creedence Clearwater Revival. Featuring an in-depth retrospective with bassist Stu Cook and drummer Doug ‘Cosmo’ Clifford, who revisit every Clearwater album to reassess the music and its impact. Also featured are interviews with John Fogerty and the rest of the band. Features complete live performances of: Tombstone Shadow, Travelin’ Band, Green River, Midnight Special, Bad Moon Rising and more...
     
     

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