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2014

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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...

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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'...

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...

Album Review

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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Creedence Clearwater Revival Reissues On the Way

July 30, 2008

Creedence Clearwater Revival will reissue their first six albums on September 30th, with each album digitally remastered and stocked with bonus tracks. Concord Music Group will release the reissues after buying back the CCR discography in 2004. The albums...

Album Review

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...

Album Review

Willy and the Poor Boys: 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...

1985

Album Review

The Concert

June 12, 1985

When I was growing up in New York City, Creedence Clearwater Revival was the closest we ever got to America. Their stream of Top Forty singles — each with a homely, supple guitar riff pulling it into focus — tapped into the notion of rugged...

1981

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Springsteen & Others Rally To Help Vets

October 1, 1981

Big bussinessmen and political leaders failed to rally behind us," said Vietnam veteran Bobby Muller, speaking to about 15,000 remarkably attentive rock fans on August 20th at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. "And now it ultimately turns out to be the symbol...

1978

Album Review

Live In Europe

February 1, 1978
Not Rated

This poorly recorded double-record set shows John Fogerty's musical personality in a somewhat different light from his studio recordings. Although he runs through the songs with characteristic discipline, he seems looser and occasionally more energetic...

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