Tuesday 12am: Feature LP: CCR Live At Woodstock (2019)

Creedence Clearwater Revival (often referred to as Creedence or CCR) was an American rock band active in the late 1960s and early 1970s which consisted of lead vocalist, lead guitarist, and primary songwriter John Fogerty; his brother rhythm guitarist Tom Fogerty; bassist Stu Cook; and drummer Doug Clifford. These members had played together since 1959, first as The Blue Velvets and later as The Golliwogs.

Their musical style encompassed roots rock, swamp rock, and blues rock.[4] They played in a Southern rock style, despite their San Francisco Bay Area origin, with lyrics about bayous, catfish, the Mississippi River, and other popular elements of Southern United States iconography, as well as political and socially conscious lyrics about topics including the Vietnam War. The band performed at the 1969 Woodstock Festival in Upstate New York.

The group disbanded acrimoniously in late 1972 after four years of chart-topping success. Tom Fogerty had officially left the previous year, and John was at odds with the remaining members over matters of business and artistic control, all of which resulted in subsequent lawsuits among the former bandmates. Fogerty’s ongoing disagreements with Fantasy Records owner Saul Zaentz created further protracted court battles, and John Fogerty refused to perform with the two other surviving members at CCR’s 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Creedence Clearwater Revival’s music is still a staple of US radio airplay; the band has sold 28 million records in the United States alone. Rolling Stone ranked them 82nd on its 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

Live at Woodstock is a live album released on August 2, 2019 via Fantasy Records. The set documents swamp rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival’s set at 1969’s Woodstock, recorded August 17, 1969.

“Born on the Bayou” – 5:34
“Green River” – 3:16
“Ninety-Nine and a Half (Won’t Do)” – 4:46
“Bootleg” – 3:38
“Commotion” – 2:48
“Bad Moon Rising” – 2:13
“Proud Mary” – 3:52
“I Put a Spell on You” – 4:28
“The Night Time Is the Right Time” – 3:30
“Keep on Chooglin’” – 10:29
“Suzie Q” – 10:52

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