Posts in category "Creedence Clearwater Revival"

My 11 Favorite American Bands of the '60s

I typically think of Hendrix individually, but it was the JHE that was elected to the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, not Jimi alone. Listen to the Are You Experienced album and consider that it came less than a decade after Buddy Holly. At the time, it must have seemed like Martians came to Earth.
On Friday night, I caught an outstanding solo performance by Roger McGuinn, who had been the central figure in The Byrds, one of the best bands of the 1960s. (You can read my review here.) With McGuinn’s famed Rickenbacker guitar still ringing in my ears a couple nights later, I’m inspired to devote today’s Booth... Read more »

Today in Music History: John Fogerty

On this date sixty-six years ago, John Fogerty is born in Berkeley.  Twenty-four years later, Creedence debuted on the UK charts with this song, performed  here on the Johnny Cash’s TV show:      

Today in Music History: Creedence

On this date forty-two years ago, Creedence Cleartwater Revival has their first hit single as Bad Moon Rising enters the top forty.  They would have over a dozen hits, but none of them reached the top spot:      
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