Already an American chart-topper for a month the previous autumn, 'Green River' made the UK bestsellers on January 24, 1970.
Released in January 1969, Creedence Clearwater Revival's 'Bayou Country' put the band on the map thanks to the single 'Proud Mary.'
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
Recorded over a month, John Fogerty wrote every track on the album and added horns and keyboards to create a more expansive sound on 'Pendulum.'
The summer of 1969 saw the world united in hope, but by the end of the year, the death of the 60s dream left the world asking: What's next?
‘Nowhere Sessions’ is out tomorrow, November 12.
Late in 1969, CCR closed out the decade on brilliant form as they released their fourth album.
Fogerty’s lyric eloquently expressed the disgust voiced by the counter-culture of the time about America’s entanglement in Vietnam.
The best Halloween songs are frightfully good, horribly catchy, and a right old monster mash-up of floor-filling classics. Listen... if you dare...
Many misunderstood political songs have been taken to be calls to rebellion or patriotic chest-beaters – a far cry from the artists’ original intentions.
This collection of patriotic songs about America mixes buried treasures along with some must-hear standards.
Long before becoming multi-million-selling roots-rock giants, Creedence Clearwater Revival made started their recording career as cult outfit The Golliwogs.
Left off the soundtrack and film, Creedence Clearwater Revival’s forgotten Woodstock performance sees the band firing on all cylinders.
The best Woodstock performances mark the high point of the 60s counterculture, underlining festival’s groundbreaking contribution to music.
1969 was a year of amazing musical festivals, but Woodstock, and the bands that played, set the template for events that have become part of our culture.