Posts Tagged ‘Creedence Clearwater Revival’
|Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Bad Moon Rising” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.
“Bad Moon Rising” was released on single in April 1969, backed with the equally brilliant “Lodi”. Both tracks also featured on the album “Green River,” released four months later.
Tags: Bad Moon Rising, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Green River, jerry lee lewis, John Fogerty
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The “Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers” television special debuts on PBS tonight. The special, produced by TJL Productions in association with SOFA Entertainment, includes performances from some of the biggest acts of the 1960s, including The Beatles, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, and Tom Jones.
Tags: Creedence Clearwater Revival, Ed Sullivan, Ed Sullivan's Top Performers, Fifth Dimension, Johnny Rivers, The Association, The Mamas and the Papas, The Rolling Stones, The Turtles, Tom Jones
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Legendary rocker, John Fogerty, will guest star on Fox’s new TV series, “The Finder,” which debuts in the US tonight (Jan 12).
The former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman wrote the theme tune for the show and he will also appear in the first episode playing a stripped down version of his signature song “Fortunate Son.” You’ll be able to download that rendition of “Fortunate Son” at JohnFogerty.com for a week after the show airs.
Tags: Creedence Clearwater Revival, Fortunate Son, John Fogerty, The Finder
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|Marvin Gaye’s superb recording of “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.
“I Heard It Through The Grapevine” was released on single on October 30, 1968, backed with “You’re What’s Happening (in the World Today).” It had already appeared on Gaye’s ninth solo album “In the Groove.”
Tags: Barrett Strong, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Gladys Knight & the Pips, I Heard It Through The Grapevine, marvin gaye, Norman Whitfield
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|Elvis Presley’s rock ‘n’ roll classic “My Baby Left Me” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.
“My Baby Left Me” was released in May 1956 on the B-side of the single “I Want You, I Need You, I Love You.” The rhythm and blues original had been recorded by Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup in the late 1940s.
Tags: Arthur Crudup, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Dave Berry, Elvis Presley, Imelda May, My Baby Left Me
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