Creedence Clearwater Revival
Birth Place: El Cerrito, California
Years Active: 1959-1972
Genres: Roots Rock, Country Rock, Swamp Rock, Rock And Roll, Southern Rock, Blue-Eyed Soul
Creedence Clearwater Revival (often abbreviated CCR) was an American rock band that gained popularity in the late 1960s and early 1970s with a number of successful singles drawn from various albums. The group consisted of lead vocalist, lead guitarist, and primary songwriter John Fogerty, his brother and rhythm guitarist Tom Fogerty, bassist Stu Cook, and drummer Doug Clifford. Their musical style encompassed rock and roll and swamp rock genres. Despite their San Francisco Bay Area origins, they positioned themselves as Southern rock stylists, singing often about bayous, the Mississippi River, catfish, and other popular elements of Southern iconography. The resulting 1968 debut album “Cree...
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