Tag Archives: Creedence Clearwater Revival

Rock Chronology #225: Have You Ever Seen the Rain?

“Have You Ever Seen the Rain?”, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1971. John Fogerty wrote this song as a reflection on what was going on with the band in 1971. They had achieved all sorts of success, but it had made them … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #194: Up Around The Bend

“Up Around The Bend”, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1970. It’s time to play another CCR classic. I just found out a few months ago that these guys are actually from California. This was kind of a shocker to me, because John … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #179: Run Through Jungle

“Run Through The Jungle”, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1970. Here is another awesome song from CCR’s Cosmo’s Factory album. It was released as a double A-side with, “Up Around the Bend”. The single peaked at #4 in US. The album Cosmo’s … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #166: Travelin’ Band

“Travelin’ Band”, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1970. This song was part of a double A-sided single which had “Who’ll Stop the Rain” on the other side. It was basically a double win for anyone who bought the single. Of course both … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #154: Who’ll Stop the Rain

“Who’ll Stop the Rain”, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1970. CCR only released one album in 1970, but man what an album! The album, Cosmo’s Factory released 5 charting singles in 1970. So they may have released three albums in 1969, but … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #145: Down on the Corner

“Down on the Corner”, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1969. This song comes from the Willie and the Poor Boys album, the third hit album CCR released in 1969! Because they released so much great music in 1969, they were the hottest … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #138: Fortunate Son

“Fortunate Son”, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1969. Here is another one of those classic anti-war songs released in 1969. While “Give Peace a Chance” is what people sing during protests, “Fortunate Son” is a song you often hear in media about … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #131: Green River

“Green River”, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1969. This song comes the album of the same name. Green River was the second of three released by CCR in 1969. All three of the albums were hit albums. In the case of the … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #122: Bad Moon Rising

“Bad Moon Rising”, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1969. This hit is from the second of three albums that CCR released in 1969. CCR had several of their hit singles peak at number 2 on the US singles charts and this is … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #111: Born on the Bayou

“Born on the Bayou”, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1969. After “Proud Mary”, the other big song from CCR’s Bayou Country album was “Born on the Bayou”. However this song was never really a single in it’s own right. It was merely … Continue reading

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