CCR's Doug Clifford on The River

Posted By: Mike Waterman · 11/11/2010 8:07:00 AM
Creedence Clearwater Revival was either the hippest pop band of the late 1960's...or the poppiest hip band!  A hit-making machine from 1969-1971, the band broke up and John Fogerty went solo in 1973.  He refused to perform any of the CCR hits for years--choosing to play covers of country songs as the Blue Ridge Rangers, and then writing new music for his solo albums.
In 1995, original CCR members Stu Cook (bass guitar) and Doug Clifford (drums) put a band together to perform the music they had created since 1968 as Creedence Clearwater Revisited.  They still hit the road every year and play for adoring crowds.
Doug Clifford called The River on August 17 to talk about the rocky road to success, starting with "Suzi-Q" in 1968 to becoming arguably the most popular band in the world a year later.

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  1. RobertaE posted on 08/10/2011 07:47 AM
    Creedence Clearwater Revival is amazing. I heard them at one the Oakland Days on the Green and I never forgot it. I hope I could hear them again some day and maybe it will happen. Thank you River for rocking Sonoma County. Roberta
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