Creedence Clearwater Revival - Best Of
 
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Creedence Clearwater Revival - Best Of

11 Feb 2014

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  Song Title
Time
Popularity  
1
Bad Moon Rising (Album Version)
2:20
2
Born On The Bayou
5:14
3
Proud Mary (Album Version)
3:06
4
Travelin' Band (Album Version)
2:07
5
Have You Ever Seen The Rain (Album Version)
2:39
6
Green River (Album Version)
2:31
7
Down On The Corner (Album Version)
2:43
8
Lodi (Album Version)
3:09
9
Fortunate Son (Album Version)
2:17
10
Lookin' Out My Back Door (Album Version)
2:32
11
Run Through The Jungle (Album Version)
3:04
12
I Put A Spell On You
4:30
13
Susie Q (Album Version)
4:34
14
Sweet Hitch-Hiker (Album Version)
2:55
15
It Came Out Of The Sky
2:54
16
Who'll Stop The Rain
2:27
17
I Heard It Through The Grapevine (Edit)
3:53
18
Hey Tonight
2:42
19
Cotton Fields
2:55
20
Long As I Can See The Light
3:32
21
Molina
2:08
22
Hello Mary Lou
2:12
23
The Midnight Special
4:12
24
Up Around The Bend (Album Version)
2:42


Product details

  • Label: Universal Music Group International
  • Copyright: (C) 2008 Concord Music Group, Inc.
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  • Total Length: 1:13:18
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  • ASIN: B001KEYZYW
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,592 in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 in MP3 Albums)

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78 of 81 people found the following review helpful
Format:Audio CD
Having previously mislaid my copies of Chronicles 1 & 2, spotted this today and thought it would be an ideal replacement.

On the plus side, the tracks have been remastered since the above compilations were released and they have never sounded better,
taking 18 of the 20 tracks from Volume 1 (ignoring "Commotion" and "Someday Never Knows"), and 6 of the best from Volume 2.

Great to have this huge 24 track selection on one disc, but in order to squeeze them all on, the 11 minute guitar workout on "I Heard It Through The Grapevine"
has been sacrificed, and replaced instead with a 4 minute edit. (Still have the original on mp3 anyway!)

I may have a dodgy pressing but having already exchanged it twice, beware there is a huge hiss at the end of "The Midnight Special" (4m 12s on Track 23 to be exact),
which almost deafened me the first time when played through headphones! Five Stars for the music itself though, the tracks seem to pick themselves so if you like CCR,
you'll already know what you're getting. The sound is great, but 1 star for what I can only hope is a dodgy pressing which hopefully will rectified.
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48 of 50 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Midnight Special. 23 Dec 2008
By Flickering Ember TOP 500 REVIEWER
Format:MP3 Download
I bought this album for a general overview of CCR, having heard and loved The Midnight Special, Bad Moon Rising, Proud Mary and a few other tracks. I do not have a comprehensive enough knowledge of CCR to comment on whether or not there are any glaring omissions from this album, but I will say that I loved every track and at around 6 for 24 tracks, it's certainly great value for money.

Unlike the previous reviewer, I have had no problems with playing this CD. This is a great introduction to, and overview of, CCR and their music. The covers of I Put A Spell On You and I Heard It Through The Grapevine make it even more interesting to listen to. Thoroughly enjoyable.
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24 of 25 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Purely belter 15 Mar 2009
Format:Audio CD
It's rare that you get 24 tracks on one CD and never press 'skip' once!

This compilation of Classic Credence is absolute class. Any fans of Swamp Rock will eat this up!

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Round Up of CCR's Best Work 4 April 2013
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Having been born in the late 80's I have no first hand experience of this band. The first song I heard by them was 'Fortunate Son' thanks to the film Forrest Gump. I thought wow now that is the sort of voice and rock n roll urgency I like. So I decided to explore the band further and this seemed a sensible place to start. First off I enjoy their unique sound and songwriting, no one else really sounds like CCR. Secondly, I loved every song on the album, they are catchy tunes that grow on you and after a few spins you seem to know all the words like you've always been a fan. I would recommend this to fans of late 60s and early 70s Americana and Rock. 5 Stars as I can't stop listening to this band!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars classic music 20 Aug 2011
By dave m
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
yet another classic album that has stood the test of time , i constantly play this in my car on the way to work ,
i will now collec more of this great band
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great collection 23 July 2011
By Davidf
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
After hearing Creedence clearwater revival on radio 2 at various times, I thought I would take the plunge and purchase this best of.
You get the ubiquitous Bad moon rising along with their other well known tracks, Proud Mary, Have you ever seen the rain and Up around the bend. But it was the lesser known stuff (well for me at least) that I was interested to hear.
I must say that I was not disappointed, if you like the better known tracks you will like the rest of this cd.
Some people may take me to task for saying this, but I find the songs to be in a similar style to Lynrd Skynrd, so if you like them, you will like this and vice versa.
Buy this and enjoy a band who should have lasted longer than they did.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fab 12 Mar 2011
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
There's so many on this album that I still haven't really heard them all properly! As my car journey's are'nt long enough to hear them all! I mainly wanted an album which had 'Lodi'on it but there's plenty other golden CCR songs on this album....Buy It!!
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't get better than this... 28 April 2011
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I've been intending on adding some CCR to my library for some time now...every now and again you'll hear one of their tracks, mainly via movie soundtracks, and find yourself thinking 'Dag nam it I need to get me some Creedence!' Well finally I grabbed this Best of CCR album and I can tell you its the bees knees. Every track is a winner and the order in which they are played has been given careful consideration. The earlier 2 volumes (of the CCR best of's) available tended to have a few not-so-good tracks on it, but this brings all the gems together in one glorious album. Top sound quality, I can't recommend enough.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Credance
A trip back in time this lot,you cant go wrong here.We have, "Bad Moon Rising",Green River, Pround Mary, Just a few of the classic songs on this album. Read more
Published 24 days ago by Mr. A. T. Clarke
5.0 out of 5 stars incredible
a band that still does not get it's fair share of praise for being an integral part of rock music history, and with this compilation maybe more people will begin to check them... Read more
Published 27 days ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars What is there to say?
John Fogerty, Creedence Clearwater = Genius! I have always loved this band and this album takes me back to my youth! Read more
Published 1 month ago by D. Rundle
5.0 out of 5 stars cd
One of the best things I have bought for a long time .Great music for all the family . Brings back memories of my teenage years
Published 2 months ago by Francis O'Brien
5.0 out of 5 stars CCR
Takes me back to my youth. If its good enough for the "Dude" then all is well in the world.
Published 2 months ago by Robbo
5.0 out of 5 stars ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS
I write as a fan! Great band with superb singing from John Fogerty. This CD encapsulates their finest work and does what it says on the tin. Read more
Published 2 months ago by S. Lee
5.0 out of 5 stars rock is back
Great group from the 70s, lots of great rocking tunes and lyrics from Mr fogerty, well worth buying always a good listen.
Published 2 months ago by brummie boy
5.0 out of 5 stars creedence
bought this cd for my mum at christmas she loves it ,my husband has this cd and my son sings away to it in the car he is only 8
Published 2 months ago by kirsten
5.0 out of 5 stars Play it again man
Glad I bought this Heard a song from it on a sound track of a film and traced it because I liked it so much. Picked the best CD I reckon. We play it over and over.
Published 3 months ago by David Gowler
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
Heard this in a shop, sound-hounded it and bought it there and then. It doesn't seem to get boring even after listening many times, the mark of a good album I reckon. Read more
Published 4 months ago by JOHN
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