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Britt Daniel

Spoon's Britt Daniel Covers CCR's 'Run Through the Jungle' for 'Fargo'

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The second season of Fargo has featured a number of indie rock contributions, including Jeff Tweedy, White Denim, Blitzen Trapper and Shakey Graves. Now Spoon's Brit Daniel covers Credence Clearwater Revival's "Run Through The Jungle" for the FX original series.READ MORE

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7 Bands Keith Richards Hated (at the time): Led Zeppelin and The Beatles(?)

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Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones surprised the world this week when he claimed in an interview that The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'—what many consider to be the best album of all time—was a "mishmash of rubbish." Few people could maintain a career after dissing The Beatles, but Richards, regardless of whether we agree with him, has that sort of clout. And he didn't forgive his own band from experimenting with psychedelia, comparing the "rubbish" of 'Sgt. Pepper's' with the Stones' 'Their Satanic Majesties Request.' The guitarist wasn't shy about airing out his complaints regarding other huge acts, even when he was younger. In fact, during a 1969 interview with Rolling Stone, he badmouthed everyone from Led Zeppelin to, yes, The Beatles.READ MORE

'Zaba' by Glass Animals

Glass Animals Stay Creepy, Sexy and Psychedelic on Debut 'ZABA'

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Society always celebrates the records that top the Billboard 200 album chart. Back of The Billboards is a Music Times weekly segment that looks at the opposite end: the new record that finished closest to the back of the Billboard 200 for the previous week. We hope to give a fighting chance to the bands you haven't heard of. This week we look at 'ZABA,' the debut album from psychedelic R&B upstarts Glass Animals.READ MORE

John Fogerty

70 Years of John Fogerty: Ranking CCR Frontman's Best Songs by Decade

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Happy 70th birthday to John Fogerty, the vocalist and guitarist for Creedence Clearwater Revival and his own solo act. Although he's best known for his time as frontman for CCR, Fogerty has been working as a musician for the nearly 40 years since his first band folded. To celebrate his nearly 50 years in the music industry, we went back and chose what we thought his best piece of work from the past five decades. After you're done here, feel free to comment below (we know the picks for the Creedence years will be controversial) and then check out our similar feature on Eric Clapton and Bob Seger.READ MORE

John Fogerty

John Fogerty Performed a Creedence Clearwater Revival Medley on 'The Late Show'

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John Fogerty stopped by "The Late Show" Wednesday night to perform a three-song assortment of Creedence Clearwater Revival hits including "Fortunate Son," Proud Mary" and "Travelin Band," providing a memorable performance to the soon departing host, David Letterman.READ MORE

Jimi Hendrix performing at Woodstock

Jimi Hendrix Highest Paid Act at Woodstock With $18,000: See What The Band, The Who and Janis Joplin Earned

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Jimi Hendrix already had three groundbreaking releases under his belt before heading to Woodstock in 1969 to dazzle more than 400,000 people. He joined acts like The Band, The Who and Janis Joplin, among others, and the event has gone down as one of the most famous concerts in history and a defining moment for music in the 1960s. 'Ultimate Guitar' recently revisited Woodstock, posting archived documents with how much money each band and artist was paid to perform.READ MORE

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John Fogerty Responds to CCR Lawsuit, Still Playing 'All My Songs'

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The John Fogerty/Creedence Clearwater Revisited legal battle took another turn Tuesday morning, Dec. 9, when Fogerty released a press statement denouncing his former bandmates's intentions to thwart him of CCR-related glory. On Monday, Dec. 8, we reported that, for the first time in the nearly 20-year lawsuit history between the two parties, Fogerty was the one being sued. A new suit by drummer Douglas Clifford, bassist Stuart Cook and late rhythm guitarist Tom Fogerty's wife Patricia is seeking financial punishment for Fogerty, who has been allegedly besmirching the group's Creedence Clearwater Revisited name and advertising his own shows with the CCR label despite contractually agreeing not to. Here was Fogerty's full response Tuesday, via radio.com: "I was driving my daughter to school yesterday and I was surprised to learn I was being sued by my former band mates who call themselves Creedence Clearwater Revisited. "The people who come to my shows know they will hear me sing and play the songs I wrote and recorded over the past four decades of my career. Every night we play live, I'm thrilled to see all of those fans singing along to the songs that have touched them. I am at a wonderful place in my life. I am playing the music that I love and wrote, with full joy and having my son Shane joining along side of me-it doesn't get much better than that. "No lawyers, lawsuits, or angry ex-band members will stop me ever again from singing my songs. I am going to continue to tour and play all my songs every single night I am out on the road. "Rockin' all over the world! "John Fogerty"READ MORE

John Fogerty

John Fogerty Sued By Bandmates; Everybody Wants To Use Creedence Clearwater Revival Name

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The legal saga between John Fogerty and his former Creedence Clearwater Revival bandmates has been brewing for nearly two decades since Fogerty sued them for trademark infringement in 1996. Much has happened since, but now, for the first time, Fogerty is the one being sued.READ MORE

John Fogerty

Creedence Clearwater Revival's John Fogerty to Release Autobiography and Career-Spanning Box Set in 2015

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Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty just wrapped up a big Canadian tour in November that had him revisiting a pivotal year for his career -- 1969. It's been 45 years since he and his band dropped 'Bayou County,' 'Green River' and 'Willy and the Poor Boys,' three records that redefined music at the time. Fogerty is gearing up to bring that tour stateside, as well as penning an autobiography and compiling an extensive career-spanning box set. The New Year looks to be a busy one for Fogerty.READ MORE

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John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival Defends Bruce Springsteen's Concert for Valor Performance of 'Fortunate Son'

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At Tuesday's Concert for Valor in Washington, D.C., Nov. 11, Bruce Springsteen stirred up plenty of controversy when he performed Creedence Clearwater Revival's 1969 anti-war classic "Fortunate Son" alongside Dave Grohl and Zac Brown, with many conservative critics saying that the song's message was disrespectful to the veterans that the concert was honoring. In response to the outcry, CCR frontman John Fogerty, writer of "Fortunate Son," has released a statement defending Springsteen's performance. "'Fortunate Son' is a song I wrote during the Vietnam War over 45 years ago," Fogerty said in the statement, via "Rolling Stone." "As an American and a songwriter, I am proud that the song still has resonance. I do believe that its meaning gets misinterpreted and even usurped by various factions wishing to make their own case. What a great country we have that a song like this can be performed in a setting like Concert for Valor."READ MORE

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen Criticized for Singing Anti-War 'Fortunate Son' at Concert for Valor [WATCH]

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Bruce Springsteen is finding himself in a bit of trouble this morning following his performance at the Concert for Valor, the free Veteran’s Day concert held on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Along with Dave Grohl and Zac Brown, Springsteen performed a rendition of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s 1969 classic “Fortunate Son,” whose anti-war message rubbed plenty of people the wrong way, with many feeling it was an inappropriate song choice at a concert honoring our nation’s veterans. In an editorial on conservative website "The Weekly Standard," Ethan Epstein wrote that Springsteen, Grohl and Brown's performance of "Fortunate Son" was "tone deaf" and a "terrible choice given that [the song] is, moreover, an anti-draft song, and this concert was largely organized to honor those who had volunteered to fight in Afghanistan and Iraq." Plenty of viewers also took to Twitter — of course — to voice their outrage, which you can check out below:READ MORE

Creedence Clearwater Revival - 'Willy and the Poor Boys' (1969)

Creedence Clearwater Revival's 'Willy and the Poor Boys': 10 Songs Ranked for Its 45th anniversary

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In 1969 alone, Creedence Clearwater Revival released not one or two but three classic albums, the last of which, "Willy and the Poor Boys," was released 45 years ago today, Nov. 2. To celebrate the anniversary of this incredible album, here are its 10 songs ranked from weakest to best.READ MORE

Vampire Weekend

8 Bands Whose Producers Are A Member Of The Band: The Beach Boys, Vampire Weekend, And More

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It's often tough for a band to maintain complete control of their creative vision, especially when they hire a producer from outside the band to help them capture their sound on record. These eight bands, however, remained true to their vision by having a member of the band produce their records.READ MORE

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'Karma Chameleon' and Six Other Tracks Celebrating the Color-Changing Lizards; from Elton John, Creedence Clearwater Revival and More

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On this day 30 years ago the band Culture Club got its second Hot 100 no. 1 single in the form of "Karma Chameleon," probably still the group's most popular song. Although it's tough to one-up that reference to the color-changing reptiles, that lizard family has been mentioned in numerous tracks throughout the years.READ MORE

Forrest Gump Soundtrack Reissue

'Forrest Gump' Soundtrack To Be Reissued in Triple Vinyl Set For 20th Anniversary

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Rolling Stone reports that the classic soundtrack to the Academy Award-winning film Forrest Gump will be getting its own triple-LP reissue to mark the film's 20th anniversary. Among the artists included on the soundtrack are Elvis Presley, The Beach Boys, Aretha Franklin, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, The Doors, and Creedence Clearwater Revival.READ MORE

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