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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 #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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Rock Chronology #103: Up on Cripple Creek

“Up on Cripple Creek”, The Band, 1969. In 1969, The Band released their eponymous second studio album. This album was more successful than the first, largely because one of their songs was included in the movie Easy Rider. However The … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #102: Proud Mary

“Proud Mary”, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1969. During the course of the year 1969, Creedence Clearwater Revival (or CCR), managed to transform themselves from a little known band to major Rock superstars. One thing that helped this is that they released … Continue reading

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