Top 11 Question Songs

Top 11 Question Songs

“A guy gave me a job at an information booth – no questions asked.” – Jay London “Questions 67 and 68” by Chicago “Questions 67 and 68” was written by Chicago’s Robert Lamm, who shared vocals with Peter Cetera. The 1969 song was the first single released by Chicago, when it was still named Chicago […]

Watch a Stylized Short-Form Video for Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Classic ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain’

Watch a Stylized Short-Form Video for Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Classic ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain’

Back in June, an artsy new music video project was premiered for Creedence Clearwater Revival‘s classic rock anthem “Fortunate Son,” created in part to commemorate the band‘s 50th anniversary — and now the same treatment has been given to “Have You Ever Seen the Rain”. The story-based clip can be viewed below: That’s warm, isn’t […]

Creedence Clearwater Revival ‘The Complete Studio Albums’ 7-LP Set Announced, Out 11/30

Creedence Clearwater Revival ‘The Complete Studio Albums’ 7-LP Set Announced, Out 11/30

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Creedence Clearwater Revival, so what better time to release a massive vinyl box set honoring the legendary and respected rock and roll band‘s place in music history? On Nov. 30, The Complete Studio Albums (Half-Speed Masters) will be released, bringing together all seven of the band’s albums released in […]

Watch a New Video for Creedence Clearwater Revival’s ‘Fortunate Son ‘for the Band’s 50th Anniversary

Watch a New Video for Creedence Clearwater Revival’s ‘Fortunate Son ‘for the Band’s 50th Anniversary

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Creedence Clearwater Revival, as the band started by John Fogerty, Doug Clifford, Stu Cook and Tom Fogerty released its self-titled debut record in 1968. With that as the impetus for celebration, Craft Recordings premiered a new music video for the classic anti-war anthem, “Fortunate Son” — which may very […]

Top 11 Prison Songs

Top 11 Prison Songs

I am an expert of electricity. My father occupied the chair of applied electricity at the state prison. – W. C. Fields “Jailhouse Rock” by Elvis Presley “Jailhouse Rock” was the title song of Elvis Presley‘s 1957 film about an innocent prisoner who later becomes a star. Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller discussed writing “Jailhouse […]

Top 11 Songs About Rock N’ Roll

Top 11 Songs About Rock N’ Roll

Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards. – Keith Richards Below,  enjoy Frank Mastropolo’s new Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Songs, but note: The absence of Bob Seger’s “Old Time Rock and Roll” is not an egregious omission, but a conscious choice. You see, that song appeared on our Top 11 Geezer Songs list […]

Top 11 Apocalypse Songs

Top 11 Apocalypse Songs

Nuclear apocalypse – who do you need? Actors are probably not top of the list. What can I do for you? I can pretend to be somebody who can grow you some nice crops. – Christian Bale You’d better read our Top 11 Apocalypse Songs now – before it’s too late. You never know. “1999” by […]

John Fogerty: A ‘Fortunate Son’ Speaks (The Interview)

John Fogerty: A ‘Fortunate Son’ Speaks (The Interview)

Good fortune may have smiled upon John Fogerty, but he damn well earned it. In his candid and gripping new autobiography, Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music, his life jumps off the page with the same sweeping power as the classic songs he’s penned over the years about steamboats, bayous and green rivers. It’s a […]

Watch: John Fogerty Treats ‘Conan’ to Off-The-Cuff ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain?’ Performance

Watch: John Fogerty Treats ‘Conan’ to Off-The-Cuff ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain?’ Performance

John Fogerty is out making the rounds regarding his new memoir Fortunate Son, and on Monday night the Creedence Clearwater Revival icon stopped by Conan. After discussing his memories of Woodstock and other related topics, Conan O’ Brien handed Fogerty an acoustic guitar and asked him to play…anything, really. After a few seconds of thinking, […]

Watch John Fogerty Treat David Letterman to a Creedence Clearwater Revival Medley (Video)

Watch John Fogerty Treat David Letterman to a Creedence Clearwater Revival Medley (Video)

David Letterman‘s farewell tour continued on Wednesday night on the Late Show when classic rock icon John Fogerty and his band showed up to run through a medley of three classic Creedence Clearwater Revival songs – Travelin’ Band, Proud Mary and Fortunate Son. Enjoy the performance below: Fogerty and his band will head out on a […]