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2014

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Former CCR Members 'Chose Not to Be Bullied' by John Fogerty

December 11, 2014

The former members of Creedence Clearwater Revival who filed a lawsuit against the band's ex-frontman, John Fogerty, this week have responded to the singer's claim that he would continue to play the band's music live. In the lawsuit, which bassist...

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Creedence Play 'Born on the Bayou' at Woodstock

December 11, 2014

Creedence Clearwater Revival are once again at war with each other. The issue stems from John Fogerty's comments to the press condemning bassist Stu Cook and drummer Doug Clifford for touring under the name Creedence Clearwater Revisited, which they claim...

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John Fogerty Denounces 'Angry' Former CCR Members

December 9, 2014

Former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty is less than thrilled that his onetime bandmates are now suing him for a variety of claims, including trademark infringement for allegedly using the band name. Although the lawsuit did not conclude...

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'Forrest Gump' Soundtrack to Get Patriotic Vinyl Edition

September 9, 2014

The 12-times platinum rock & roll soundtrack to Forrest Gump, which features songs by Elvis Presley, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bob Dylan and more, will be available for the first time on vinyl in North America, to mark its 20th anniversary, this...

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U2, Everly Brothers Enter National Recording Registry

April 2, 2014

The Library of Congress' National Recording Registry has unveiled its latest crop of inductions. Among the 25 eclectic recordings deemed "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" are U2's landmark LP The Joshua Tree, the Everly Brothers'...

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John Fogerty Addresses 'Fortunate Son' Controversy

November 13, 2014

John Fogerty has responded to criticism of Bruce Springsteen, Dave Grohl and Zac Brown's performance of "Fortunate Son" – the hit single Fogerty wrote while a member of his former band, Creedence Clearwater Revival – at the Concert for...

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Arcade Fire Covers CCR's 'Hey Tonight'

July 31, 2014

Arcade Fire have added yet another cover to their growing repertoire, busting out Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Hey Tonight" during their Wednesday night show at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. Via Pitchfork, multi-instrumetnalist...

2013

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Song Premiere: Social Distortion Cover Creedence Clearwater Revival

October 14, 2013

California punk mainstays Social Distortion have contributed a cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Up Around the Bend" to the soundtrack of the upcoming animated movie Free Birds. The disc will be released on October 29th through Relativity Music...

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Song Premiere: John Fogerty Revives 'Fortunate Son' With Foo Fighters

May 20, 2013

Click to listen to John Fogerty with Foo Fighters' "Fortunate Son" John Fogerty enlisted an all-star group of collaborators for his upcoming album Wrote a Song for Everyone, and the Foo Fighters were among his jam partners. Fogerty dug through his deep...

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John Fogerty and Dawes Play 'Letterman'

May 23, 2013

John Fogerty returned to the Late Show With David Letterman yesterday for a second straight night, this time with Dawes in tow. After playing new single "Mystic Highway" Tuesday night, Fogerty led the Dawes through "Someday Never Comes," which the California...

2012

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John Fogerty Plans to Write Memoir

November 13, 2012

John Fogerty will join the ranks of rock & roll authors with a new memoir, The Associated Press reports. The singer, songwriter and former Creedence Clearwater Revival leader has struck a deal with Little, Brown and Co. for a still-untitled autobiography...

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Stephen Malkmus on Bob Dylan, Rehearsing and His Favorite Venues Around the World

August 28, 2012

For more Stephen Malkmus content click here. In RS1046, associate editor Austin Scaggs talked to Stephen Malkmus about the new Jicks record, his favorite memories from Pavement and life in Oregon. Here are some outtakes from their conversation. Stephen...

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Q&A: John Fogerty on All-Star Duets LP, Creedence Reunion

May 4, 2012

John Fogerty has spent the last few months recording new versions of Creedence Clearwater Revival classics with an all-star cast, including the Foo Fighters, Bob Seger, My Morning Jacket, and country acts from Brad Paisley to Miranda Lambert. The remakes...

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Album Premiere: 'Songs of Anarchy, Volume 2'

November 12, 2012

Sons of Anarchy sports an array of rough, tough and gruff characters, and this soundtrack collection from the FX show offers an equally diverse array of covers sprinkled with original tracks. Jane's Addiction kick off Songs of Anarchy: Vol. 2 with a sprawling...

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Inside the Dude's Stoner Soundtrack

August 28, 2012

The Decade of the Dude Lebowski on the Web When they were working on The Big Lebowski, Joel and Ethan Coen already had some music in mind for the soundtrack: Kenny Rogers' "Just Dropped In (to See What Condition My Condition Was in)," the Gipsy...

2011

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John Fogerty Open to Creedence Clearwater Revival Reunion

July 11, 2011

After years of bad blood with his old bandmates, John Fogerty has softened his position on the possibility of a Creedence Clearwater Revival reunion. In an interview with the Calgary Herald, Fogerty says that he no longer feels an intense bitterness toward...

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Faster, Stronger: The Black Keys Return

June 23, 2011

Last August, singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys moved from Akron, Ohio, the duo's hometown, to Nashville. By October, he had bought a bland-looking one-story building near a freeway overpass and was renovating it into his own studio, Easy...

2008

Album Review

Bayou Country (Reissue)

October 2, 2008

Hailing from El Cerrito, California, Creedence Clearwater Revival should've logically been another hippie collective waving flowers in neighboring San Francisco. As these 40th-anniversary editions suggest, leader John Fogerty instead invented an alternate...

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Green River: 40th Anniversary Edition

October 2, 2008

Hailing from El Cerrito, California, Creedence Clearwater Revival should've logically been another hippie collective waving flowers in neighboring San Francisco. As these 40th-anniversary editions suggest, leader John Fogerty instead invented an alternate...

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Cosmo's Factory (Reissue)

October 2, 2008

Hailing from El Cerrito, California, Creedence Clearwater Revival should've logically been another hippie collective waving flowers in neighboring San Francisco. As these 40th-anniversary editions suggest, leader John Fogerty instead invented an alternate...

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