Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1969 Ratings: #7 / 100
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Based on 115 ratings
1969 Ratings: #24
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August 5, 1969 / Release Date
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Fantasy / Label
Roots Rock / Genres
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Second album in the same year for a band at its peak, who knows now how to make our journey to the green river pleasant, with joyful tunes, just before the outburst of the storm.
1969, a time when Rock music was morphing in every direction, driven by changing cultures, social awareness, and recreational drug use. Bands were discovering Heavy Rock, Folk Rock, the remnants of Blues, and all sounded perfect for the new spaced out population, everyone in the clouds un-tethered, listening to their Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jefferson Airplane on their transistors. So where do CCR find a vehicle for their “old style” Country Rock ‘n Roll.? To a ... read more
This work has integrated the charm of good old American music across genres, but it is wonderful that we have achieved it without any discomfort.
Absolutely fantastic album with an incredible opening track and numerous other classic rock gems that follow.

You guys know my thing with country music... I don’t have a personal vendetta against it, but if anything comes on that talks about the tractors; the beer; the girl that left him; I’ll change the damn song. For some odd reason, CCR just give me this weird vibe where I actually enjoy the country influences! If a band can do that, they deserve my praise.

Color: Green (what a coincidence lmao)
FAV TRACKS: The Night Time is the Right Time, Bad Moon Rising, Wrote A Song for ... read more
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Track List

  1. Green River
  2. Commotion
  3. Tombstone Shadow
  4. Wrote a Song for Everyone
  5. Bad Moon Rising
  6. Lodi
  7. Cross-Tie Walker
  8. Sinister Purpose
  9. The Night Time Is the Right Time
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Added on: March 16, 2013