Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
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Based on 2 reviews
1969 Ratings: #7 / 106
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1969 Ratings: #22
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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.
This is a rather nostalgic recording for me. Younger days. Peer influenced. A clear reminder of a horrible point in the history of the US... Yet, I had to revisit 'Green River' in order to revive fading memories of days long since passed. Around this time I was at the beginning my Brit Prog Rock interest. The Prog Rock has lasted, this stuff... A bit too blues infused for me. A bit too 'redneck', too. 'Freebird' would emerge to plague my conscience... But, I digress. My suggestion: Borrow it ... 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