Revival

2 Nov 1969, Creedence Clearwater Revival released Willy and the Poor Boys, the third studio album that the band released in this year. The album features the songs ‘Down on the Corner’, from which the album got its name, and ‘Fortunate Son’, which is a well known protest song and their version of the Lead […]

19 Sept 1969, Creedence Clearwater Revival scored their only UK No.1 single with ‘Bad Moon Rising’ a US No.2 hit. Also on this day the group started a four-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Green River.’ https://youtu.be/w6iRNVwslM4 Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater Revival (HQ – 5.1 Studio ) Read the […]

12 Sept 1970, Creedence Clearwater Revival scored their first UK No.1 album with Cosmo’s Factory. It enjoyed a nine-week run at No.1 in the US where it sold over three million copies. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/creedence-clearwater-revival-cosmos-factory/ Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s Factory | This Day In Music Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165400307140167

6 Spet 1990, Tom Fogerty rhythm guitarist with Creedence Clearwater Revival died aged 49, due to complications from AIDS acquired during a blood transfusion. During 1969 CCR scored three US Top Ten albums and four Top 5 singles and after leaving CCR in 1971 Fogerty released several solo albums. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/creedence-clearwater-revival-cosmos-factory/ Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s […]

22 Aug 1970, Creedence Clearwater Revival started a nine-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with their fifth studio album Cosmo’s Factory. The name of the album comes from the warehouse in Berkeley where the band rehearsed. Bandleader John Fogerty was so insistent on practicing (nearly every day) that drummer Doug “Cosmo” Clifford […]

Happy 76th birthday to Doug Clifford, born 24 April 1945, drummer with Creedence Clearwater Revival who scored the 1969 US No.2 & UK No.1 single ‘Bad Moon Rising’, and the 1970 US & UK No.1 album Cosmo’s Factory. The band has sold 26 million albums in the United States alone. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/creedence-clearwater-revival-cosmos-factory/ Creedence Clearwater Revival – […]

2 Nov 1969, Creedence Clearwater Revival released Willy and the Poor Boys, the third studio album that the band released in this year. The album features the songs ‘Down on the Corner’, from which the album gotSee More its name, and ‘Fortunate Son’, which is a well known protest song and their version of the […]

16 Oct 1972, Creedence Clearwater Revival split up following the failure of their most recent album, ‘Mardi Gras’. After limited success as a solo act and some legal hassles with Fantasy Records, John Fogarty would have two big hits in 1985, ‘Center Field’ and ‘Rock and Roll Girls’. John’s brother… More Creedence Clearwater Revival – […]

6 Sept 1990, Tom Fogerty rhythm guitarist with Creedence Clearwater Revival died aged 49, due to complications from AIDS acquired during a blood transfusion. During 1969 CCR scored three US Top Ten albums and four Top 5 singles and after leaving CCR in 1971 Fogerty released several solo albums. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/creedence-clearwater-revi…/ Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s […]

22 Aug 1970, Creedence Clearwater Revival started a nine-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with their fifth studio album Cosmo's Factory. The name of the album comes from the warehouse in Berkeley where the band rehearsed. Bandleader John Fogerty was so insistent on practicing (nearly every day) that drummer Doug "Cosmo" Clifford […]


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