Creedence Clearwater Revival, often informally abbreviated to Creedence or CCR, was an American rock band active in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The band consisted of lead vocalist, lead guitarist, and primary songwriter John Fogerty, his brother rhythm guitarist Tom Fogerty, bassist Stu Cook and drummer Doug Clifford. Their musical style encompassed the roots rock, swamp rock, and blues rock genres. Despite their San Francisco Bay Area origins, they played in a Southern rock style, with lyrics about bayous, catfish, the Mississippi River, and other popular elements of Southern United States iconography, as well as political and socially-conscious lyrics about topics including the Vietnam War. The band performed at 1969's famed Woodstock Festival.
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Sometime around 1973 or '74, John Fogerty was at Creedence Clearwater Revival's rehearsal space in San Francisco. The band had recently broken up, and the successful guitarist/songwriter didn't really know what lay ahead—at least beyond his new…
via Guitar World at February 16, 2017
Watch Sleater-Kinney and The National cover Creedence Clearwater Revival at Planned Parenthood benefit concert
Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards also joined in Sleater-Kinney and The National performed at an official after-party for the Women’s March on Washington last night (January 21), which …Continue reading » The post Watch Sleater-Kinney and…
via NME at January 22, 2017
Last night after the Women’s March on Washington, an official after-party concert took place at the 9:30 Club in D.C. The Planned Parenthood benefit featured a set from Sleater-Kinney, who at one point covered the Creedence Clearwater Revival classic…
via Pitchfork at January 22, 2017
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