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Creedence Discography

DECEMBER: Creedence Clearwater Revival formed by John Fogerty, Tom Fogerty, Stu Cook, and Doug Clifford, who had been performing together under various names since 1959.

First album, Creedence Clearwater Revival, released, earns CCR first gold record with sales in excess of $1 million. First two singles, Susie Q (parts 1 and 2) and I Put A Spell On You/Walk On The Water, also released.

Second album, Bayou Country released, sells over one million copies, earning CCR first platinum record award. Proud Mary/Born On The Bayou also released, first gold single.
APRIL: Bad Moon Rising/Lodi released, second gold single.
JULY: Green River/Commotion released, third gold single
AUGUST: Third album, Green River, released, earns second platinum record award.
OCTOBER: Down On The Corner/Fortunate Son released, fourth gold single.
NOVEMBER: Fourth album, Willy and the Poorboys, released, third platinum record award.

Top Singles Artist of 1969, Billboard; Trendsetter Award. Billboard, Best American Band, Rolling Stone

JANUARY: Travelin’ Band/Who’ll Stop The Rain released, fifth gold single.
APRIL: First European tour, CCR earns unprecedented praise and acclaim from European press and public. Up Around The Bend/Run Through The Jungle released, sixth gold single.
JULY: Fifth album, Cosmo’s Factory, released, sells over three million copies, fourth platinum record award. Lookin’ Out My Back Door/Long As I Can See The Light released, seventh gold single.
DECEMBER: Sixth album, Pendulum, released.

Outstanding Contribution Award, Soul Magazine; Artists of the Year Award, Music Operators of America; Top Album Artists of 1970, Billboard, Top International Pop Group, New Musical Express Reader’s Poll (England), Top Pop Group in U.S., England, Canada, Germany, France, Switzerland, Norway, and Israel. Billboard International Poll; Top Gold Record Artists of 1970, RIAA; Musikmart Award, Golden Otto Award, Germany, Golden Clover Award, Mexico, Top Selling Artists of 1970, NARM Convention; Top Male Pop Group, Record Mirror Reader’s Poll (England); Best Foreign Group, Italian Critic’s Poll.

Have You Ever Seen The Rain/Hey Tonight released, eighth gold single.
FEBRUARY: Tom Fogerty leaves group for solo career.
JULY: Sweet Hitch-Hiker/Door To Door released, eleventh single. CCR begins major U.S. Tour.

OCTOBER: Second European tour.

Tour of Australia and Japan.
MARCH: Last single released, Someday Never Comes/Tearin’ Up The Country.
JULY: Creedence Clearwater Revival disband.

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