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Musicians
    (1967-1972)
    John Fogerty-Lead Vocals/Guitars
    Tom Fogerty-Guitars
    Stu Cook-Bass
    Doug Clifford-Drums
    Recorded 'I Put A Spell On You,' 'Suzy Q.,' 'Lodi,' 'Proud Mary,' 'Bad Moon Rising,' 'Heard It Through The Grapevine,' 'Down On The Corner,' 'Travelin' Band,' 'Who'll Stop The Rain,' 'Have You Ever Seen The Rain?,' 'Fortunate Son,' 'Born On The Bayou' and 'Someday Never Comes'
    Seven consecutive gold records (Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bayou Country, Green River, Willy and the Poor Boys, Cosmo's Factory, Pendulum, Mardi Gras)
    They original recorded as 'Blue Velvets' and then 'Gollywogs' (because it 'sounded British'). The band was a flop until Tom Fogerty relinquished lead vocal to brother John.
    Tom Fogerty quit the band to go solo and eventually fade out (1971).
    John Fogerty has completely severed himself from the name CCR.
    It is believed that 'Lookin' Out My Back Door' is about being stoned.
    There have been more than 100 cover versions of 'Proud Mary.'
    Although, coming from the 'flower power' music base of San Francisco, their style was distinct.
    Rolling Stone named them 'Best American Band' (1969).
    They played Woodstock (1969).
    There songs are often social commentaries.
    Saul Zaentz, head of Fantasy Records, sued John Fogerty for slander over his 1984 solos 'Mr. Greed' and 'Zantz Kan't Danz,' Fogerty was found not guilty.
    Tom Fogerty died of AIDS on September 6, 1990.
    In 1993 CCR was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
    Research: Tim Howard
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 75 Votes: 52.00% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 35 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 138 Votes: 62.32% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 13 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 69 Votes: 50.72% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 32 Votes: 53.12% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 59 Votes: 50.85% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 62 Votes: 53.23% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 58 Votes: 44.83% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 218 Votes: 36.24% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 52 Votes: 36.54% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 165 Votes: 46.06% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 213 Votes: 40.38% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 449 Votes: 43.43% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 466 Votes: 42.27% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 906 Votes: 42.49% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2950 Votes: 41.22% Annoying
 
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