Creedence Clearwater Revival

Did You Know: CCR’s “Proud Mary”

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.”

02/11/2011

Did You Know: CCR's "Have You Ever Seen The Rain?"

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 […]

01/11/2011

TOP TEN of the WEEK — 1969

  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 […]

11/26/2010

John Fogerty Talks Music And Radio In A 1997 Interview

John Fogerty discusses radio, songwriting, and inspiration in a classic 1997 interview.

10/22/2010

Today In Music History: October 4th

[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.

10/04/2010

The Top Ten — THIS WEEK in 1970

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 […]

10/02/2010

John Fogerty in ANOTHER Hall of Fame (Besides Rock ‘n’ Roll)

  [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 […]

05/28/2010

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