The classic song started a sequence that makes CCR surely one of the unluckiest bands never to score a US No.1 single.
'I know and believe in the power of music to bring people together for the betterment of mankind,' producer Quincy Jones later said of the all-star charity single.
For the first time ever, the ceremony will be held at the home of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Oct 30.
The 16 newly-announced names will be voted on by some 1,000 notables in the music industry.
The soul duo hit the Billboard R&B chart on February 7, 1970 by taking a trip to Abbey Road.
Soon after the record became the band's first UK No.1, it made a prominent chart debut in the US.
A soulful trip to 'Land Of 1,000 Dances,' courtesy of Wilson Pickett and many others.
It was one of the most incredible concerts ever. These photos tell the story of the events, held in London and Philadelphia in 1985.
The great writer-guitarist, with wife Bonnie, made some of the best blues, rock and gospel-flavoured US music of their generation.
The best Bond songs have been recorded by some of the greats of popular music, and hold a special place in the legacy of film soundtracks.
With a gritty rock and blues approach to her R&B roots, Tina Turner’s ‘Private Dancer’ was a landmark album that transformed her into a star to rival Madonna.
The Louisiana-born favourite wrote such enduring and much-covered songs as 'Rainy Night In Georgia,' 'Polk Salad Annie' and 'Steamy Windows.'
The singer's new album is due for release through Polydor on 23 November and will be available in Spanish and Italian editions.
Queen and Tina Turner are to receive Lifetime Achievment Awards at the 2018 Grammy Awards at New York City's Madison Square Garden
Herbie Hancock's genre-defying River The Joni Letters album inspired by Joni Mitchell is celebrating its tenth anniversary with an expanded edition