Creedence Clearwater Revival
On ‘Tickets @ 2′ listen for “Proud Mary,” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Creedence Clearwater Revival[/lastfm]. John Fogerty wrote the lyrics based on three song title ideas “Proud Mary,” “Riverboat,” and “Rolling On A River.”
This afternoon the ‘Tickets @ 2′ song is from [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Creedence Clearwater Revival[/lastfm] with their smash hit “Have You Ever Seen The Rain?” This is John Fogerty’s take on the departure of his brother Tom from […]
It’s late November-early December, 1969. On November 25th, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm] returned his MBE (Member of the British Empire) medal to protest his native country’s involvement in the Viet Nam war. The first draft […]
John Fogerty discusses radio, songwriting, and inspiration in a classic 1997 interview.
[lastfm]The Beatles[/lastfm]‘ hit “Yesterday” was the number one song in the charts on this day in 1965. Four years later in 1969, the album Green River by [lastfm]Creedence Clearwater Revival[/lastfm] was the number one album.
It’s early October, 1970. On the 4th, Janis Joplin died in Los Angeles; also on the 4th, National Educational Television ended operations, to be succeeded on October 5th by PBS as they began broadcasting. In […]
[lastfm]Creedence Clearwater Revival[/lastfm]‘s leader John Fogerty, who later went solo with hits like “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” and “Old Man Down The Road,” will get into a different hall of fame, thanks to another one […]