Creedence Clearwater Revival Covers the Classics

Creedence Clearwater Revival Covers the Classics

by Creedence Clearwater Revival

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Overview

Creedence Clearwater Revival Covers the Classics

Another in a long list of fun and inessential Creedence Clearwater Revival compilations, Creedence Covers the Classics rounds up the 12 covers CCR released on their albums over the years. Hits aren't plentiful -- only "Suzy Q" and "I Heard it Through the Grapevine," both here in single edits -- but there are plenty of great tracks here, music that showcases CCR's range. Old Sun rockabilly from Roy Orbison ("Ooby Dooby") and Elvis ("My Baby Left Me") sit alongside spooky R&B ("I Put a Spell on You"), blues ("Before You Accuse Me"), testifying soul ("The Night Time Is the Right Time"), sweet pop from Ricky Nelson ("Hello Mary Lou") and raveups from Little Richard ("Good Golly Miss Molly") and Leadbelly folk turned swamp choogle. While it might be hard to discern who this is for -- casual fans want the hits, the hardcore know this -- it's still a ripping good time, a perfect party record for any occasion.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/26/2009
Label: Fantasy
UPC: 0888072314221
catalogNumber: 31422
Rank: 152064

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Creedence Clearwater Revival   Primary Artist
John Fogerty   Organ,Guitar,Harmonica,Horn,Tambourine,Vocals
Doug Clifford   Drums,Background Vocals
Tom Fogerty   Rhythm Guitar,Background Vocals
Stu Cook   Bass,Background Vocals

Technical Credits

John Fogerty   Arranger,Producer
Doug Clifford   Producer
Stu Cook   Producer
Russ Gary   Engineer
Hank McGill   Engineer
Walt Payne   Engineer
Abbey Anna   Art Direction
Saul Zaentz   Producer
Andrew Pham   Art Direction
Jeffrey Spector   Liner Notes

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