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Flashback: CCR Breaks Up 42 Years Ago Today

It was 42 years ago today (October 16th, 1972) that Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR) officially disbanded. CCR was one of most successful acts of the late ’60s and early ’70s, racking up 11 Top 20 hits in under four years. 580 more words


This Day in Music History — October 16

1962 : Flea (bassist for Red Hot Chili Peppers) is born Michael Peter Balzary in Mount Waverley, Melbourne, Australia. He was nicknamed “Mike B the Flea” as a young teen. 146 more words

This Day In Music

Classic Rock Almanac October 15, 2014


Today’s Question:  Alice Cooper’s Greatest Hits album was certified gold by the RIAA 40 years ago today (October 15th, 1974).

The Alice Cooper band appeared in a 1970 movie in which they engaged in an onstage pillow fight. 464 more words


Mondegreens and elephants

“..memories and elephants are playin’ in the band.”

All these years I’ve been singing that lyric to CCR’s, “Looking Out My Back Door.”

I never thought much about it because (a)I’m a melody person and, (b) I never liked that song very much so I didn’t pay attention to the words.

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Are you down with the Creedence?

As I was a child of the 70s, I grew up with classic rock and CCR was definitely all over the radio. I have always had appreciation for John Fogerty and his dulcet tones. 264 more words


20 Questions with Nolan Riley

Nolan Riley is the singer/guitarist with Daejeon, South Korea’s Like A Fox.  While Fox is currently on hiatus due to the departure of drummer AJ Martin, Riley continues to hone his craft and work on new material. 1,266 more words