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Creedence Clearwater Revival

Creedence Clearwater Revival was one of the great rock bands in the US. They incorporated musical styles of the rural South, US. Brothers, Tom and John Fogerty came from El Cerrito, California. They released their first album, Creedence Clearwater Revival in 1967. John Fogerty took the lead as guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer. They became popular with their rendition of Dale Hawkin's "Suzie Q." Six albums followed from 1968 and 1970: Ten singles became hits between 1968-71. Several songs such as "Fortunate Son" and "Who'll Stop the Rain" expressed resistance to the Vietnam War and sympathy for those who were fighting. John Fogerty’s distinctive voice became the Creedence sound. Creedence disbanded in 1972.

John Fogerty's big hits were “Proud Mary,” “Fortunate Son,” “Bad Moon Rising,” “Who’ll Stop the Rain,” “Green River,” “Travelin’ Band,” “Lodi,” “Run Through the Jungle,” “Lookin’ Out My Back Door,” “Have You Ever Seen the Rain,” “Change In The Weather,” “The Old Man Down The Road,” “Déjà vu.” He won grammies, BMI Pop and Country Awards, and was inducted into the the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. John Fogerty became a BMI Icon at its 58th annual Pop Awards (May 18 2010.)

Popular Tunes arranged by Stephen Gislason and recorded by the P2500 Band

Proud Mary 1969
Bad Moon Rising 1969
Green River-July 1969
Down on the Corner 1969
Born on the Bayou 1969
Who will Stop the Rain 1970
Up Around the Bend 1970
Have You Ever Seen the Rain? 1971

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Have You Ever Seen the Rain?

 

Born on the Bayou

Proud Mary