Creedence Clearwater Revival discography

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Creedence Clearwater Revival discography

Creedence Clearwater Revival in 1968
Releases
Studio albums 7
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 14
Singles 15
B-sides 14

The discography of American rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival, who released their first album and singles in July 1968,[1] includes 7 studio albums, 2 live albums, 14 compilation albums, and 15 singles. The group, although only active for 4 years, has sold more than 30 million albums and singles in the United States alone,[2] and has charted in multiple countries throughout the world.

CCR holds the record for the most singles (five) to reach #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 without ever scoring a #1 single.[3]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[4]
AUS
[5]
CAN
[6]
FIN
[7]
GER
[8]
JPN
[9]
NL
[10]
NOR
[11]
UK
[12]
Creedence Clearwater Revival 52 92  — 29
Bayou Country
  • Released: January 5, 1969
  • Label: Fantasy (8387)
  • Format: stereo LP
7 14 33 93  — 62
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum[13]
Green River
  • Released: August 3, 1969
  • Label: Fantasy (8393)
  • Format: stereo LP
1 2 19 11 46  — 5 20
  • RIAA: 3× Platinum[13]
Willy and the Poor Boys
  • Released: November 2, 1969
  • Label: Fantasy (8397)
  • Format: stereo LP
3 2 2 10 25 11 4 2 10
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum[13]
Cosmo's Factory
  • Released: July 25, 1970
  • Label: Fantasy (8402)
  • Format: stereo LP
1 1 1 1 4 10 2 1 1
Pendulum
  • Released: December 7, 1970
  • Label: Fantasy (8410)
  • Format: stereo LP
5 1 2 1 3 2 2 1 8
Mardi Gras
  • Released: April 11, 1972
  • Label: Fantasy (9404)
  • Format: stereo LP
12 8 11 2 10 3 2 5
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[4]
Live in Europe
  • Released: October 1973
  • Label: Fantasy (CCR-1)
  • Format: stereo LP
143
The Concert
  • Released: December 1980
  • Label: Fantasy (4501)
  • Format: stereo LP
62
  • RIAA: Platinum[13]

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title
Album details
Peak chart positions Certifications[2]
(sales threshold)
US
[15]
CAN
[16]
AUS
[5][17]
FIN
[18][19]
GER
[20]
JPN
[9]
NL
[21]
NOR
[22]
SWE
[23]
UK
[24]
1970 Spirit Orgaszmus
  • Side A: Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Side B: Jeronimo
  • Released: 1970
  • Label: Bellaphon (BI 1527)
  • Format: LP
6
1972 Creedence Gold
  • Released: 1972
  • Label: Fantasy (F-9418)
  • Format: LP
15 9 9 14 7
  • US: 2× Platinum
1973 More Creedence Gold
  • Released: 1973
  • Label: Fantasy (F-9430)
  • Format: LP
61 49 41 28 9
  • US: Gold
20 Super Hits
  • Released: 1973
  • Label: Fantasy/Bellaphon (BS 45004)
  • Format: LP
42
1976 Chronicle, Vol. 1
  • Released: 1976
  • Label: Fantasy (CCR-2)
  • Format: LP, CD
22 29 50 70
Hot Stuff
  • Released: 1976
  • Label: Fantasy (53301)
  • Format: LP
  • US: Gold
1977 The Best of Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Released: 1977
  • Label: K-tel
  • Format: LP
10
1979 20 Golden Greats
  • Released: 1979
  • Label: Fantasy
  • Format: LP
1
1980 Best of Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Released: 1980
  • Label: K-tel
  • Format: LP
5
1981 Hey Tonight
  • Released: 1981
  • Label: Metronome (0061.138)
  • Format: LP
1
Grootste Hits
  • Released: 1981
  • Label:
  • Format: LP
7
Creedence Country
  • Released: 1981
  • Label: Fantasy
  • Format: LP
1982 Chooglin'
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: Fantasy (F-9621)
  • Format: LP
202
1983 Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Released: 1983
  • Label: Amiga (STEREO 8 56 008)
  • Format: LP
1985 The Complete Hit-Album
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: Arcade (01 2790 22)
  • Format: LP, CD
22
1986 Chronicle, Vol. 2
  • Released: 1986
  • Label: Fantasy (CCR-3)
  • Format: LP
70
1988 Rollin' on the River
  • Released: 1988
  • Label: Fantasy (53302)
  • Format: LP
  • US: Gold
1989 21st Anniversary: The Ultimate Collection (24 Classic Hits)
  • Released: 1989
  • Label: Fantasy (93335)
  • Format: LP
3
1990 All Time Hits
  • Released: 1990
  • Label: Euros (SIN 1060)
  • Format: LP
30
1991 More Hits
  • Released: 1991
  • Label: Euros
  • Format: LP
26
1993 The Best of CCR
  • Released: 1993
  • Label: Polydor (740 002-2/4)
  • Format: CD
13
1994 Really the Best
  • Released: 1994
  • Label: ZYX (55017-2)
  • Format: CD
43 58
CCR Forever - 36 Greatest Hits
  • Released: 1994
  • Label: Amigo (CC-8200)
  • Format: CD
10 1 20
1995 Keep on Chooglin'
  • Released: 1995
  • Label: Fantasy (TVD98013)
  • Format: CD
13
1997 The Ultimate Collection
  • Released: 1997
  • Label: Fantasy
  • Format: CD
11
1998 All Time Greatest Hits
  • Released: 1998
  • Label: ZYX (81157-2)
  • Format: CD
38
1999 The Very Best Of Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Released: 1999
  • Label: Fantasy/EastWest (3984 26711 2)
  • Format: CD
2000 At the Movies
  • Released: 2000
  • Label: Fantasy (4539)
  • Format: CD
2001 Platinum
  • Released: 2001
  • Label: Amigo (CCR 40)
  • Format: CD
10 2 3
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Box Set
  • Released: 2001
  • Label: Fantasy (4434)
  • Format: CD
2005 Scandinavian Collection
  • Released: 2005
  • Label: Amigo
  • Format: CD
15
Chronicle: The 20 Greatest Hits
  • Released: 2005
  • Label: Universal (9154)
  • Format: CD
22 22 40 59
  • AUS: 3x Platinum [28]
2008 Best of
  • Released: 2008
  • Label: Fantasy (30870-02)
  • Format: CD
36 40 3 2
Collected
  • Released: 2008
  • Label: Universal (531 096-4 )
  • Format: CD
1
2009 Creedence Clearwater Revival – 40th Anniversary Editions Box Set
  • Released: 2009
  • Label: Fantasy
  • Format: CD
41
Creedence Cover The Classics
  • Released: 2009
  • Label: Fantasy (0888072314221)
  • Format: CD
The Singles Collection
  • Released: 2009
  • Label: Fantasy (31752)
  • Format: CD
2012 The Ultimate Collection
  • Released: 2012
  • Label: Fantasy
  • Format: 3CD
10
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Singles[edit]

Title Year Chart positions Certifications
[2]
Album
US
[29]
AUS
[17]
AUT
[30]
BEL
[31]
CAN
[16]
GER
[32]
NL
[21]
NOR
[22]
SWE
[23]
UK
[24]
"Porterville" 1968 Creedence Clearwater Revival
"Susie Q." 11 88 10 US: Gold
"I Put a Spell on You" 58 72
"Proud Mary" 1969 2 5 1 7 2 4 8 6 13 8 US: Platinum Bayou Country
"Born on the Bayou"
"Bad Moon Rising" 2 3 8 4 5 8 10 3 3 1 US: Platinum Green River
"Lodi" 52 59
"Green River" 2 6 5 5 5 8 10 19 US: Gold
"Commotion" 30 12
"Down on the Corner" 3 2 9 17 4 2 8 31 US: Platinum Willy and the Poor Boys
"Fortunate Son" 14 12 10
"Travelin' Band" 1970 2 2 8 1 4 4 1 4 4 8 US: Platinum Cosmo's Factory
"Who'll Stop the Rain" 1
"Up Around the Bend" 4 1 3 2 1 2 1 2 3 US: Gold
"Run Through the Jungle" 15
"Lookin' Out My Back Door" 2 1 1 4 1 2 1 2 US: Platinum
"Long as I Can See the Light" 5 20
"Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" 1971 8 6 3 6 1 3 2 8 36 US: Gold Pendulum
"Hey Tonight" 9 1
"Sweet Hitch-Hiker" 6 12 8 1 6 5 4 9 36 US: Gold Mardi Gras
"Someday Never Comes" 1972 25 15 29 29 12
"Born on the Bayou" [re-release] 15 Bayou Country
"I Put a Spell on You" [re-release] 12 3 Creedence Clearwater Revival
"Molina" 32 Pendulum
"I Heard It Through the Grapevine" 1973 10 Cosmo's Factory
"I Heard It Through the Grapevine" [re-release] 1976 43 76
"Cotton Fields" 1982 Creedence Country
"Long as I Can See the Light" [re-release] 1990 64 The Complete Hit-Album
"I Put a Spell on You" [re-release]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Music videos[edit]

Year Video
1969 "Bad Moon Rising"
1969 "I Put A Spell On You"
1969 "Bootleg"
1970 "Looking Out My Backdoor"
1970 "I Heard It Through The Grapevine"
1972 "Sweet Hitch Hiker"

The Golliwogs and the Blue Velvets discography[edit]

For information on pre-1968 Creedence Clearwater Revival material see The Golliwogs Discography.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chronicle: The 20 Greatest Hits (CD liner). Creedence Clearwater Revival featuring John Fogerty. Berkeley, California, United States: Fantasy Records. 1991. FCD-CCR2-2. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Gold & Platinum Searchable Database" (PHP). Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).  Type in "Creedence Clearwater Revival" under Artist to see search results.
  3. ^ "Most No. 2 Hits Without Reaching No. 1 By Artist" (PHP). Billboard Magazine. 
  4. ^ a b "Creedence Clearwater Revival: Charts & Awards: Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved May 21, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives, NSW: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  6. ^ For Canadian album peaks:
    • For Bayou Country: "Top 50 Albums" (PDF). RPM 11 (4). March 24, 1969. Retrieved March 21, 2012. 
    • For Green River: "LP Chart" (PDF). RPM 12 (10). October 25, 1969. Retrieved March 21, 2012. 
    • For Willy and the Poor Boys: "RPM 100 Albums" (PDF). RPM 13 (2). February 28, 1970. Retrieved May 21, 2012. 
    • For Cosmo '​s Factory: "RPM 100 Albums" (PDF). RPM 14 (2). August 29, 1970. Retrieved May 21, 2012. 
    • For Pendulum: "RPM 100 Albums" (PDF). RPM 14 (26). February 13, 1971. Retrieved May 21, 2012. 
    • For Mardi Gras: "RPM 100 Albums" (PDF). RPM 17 (17). June 10, 1972. Retrieved May 21, 2012. 
  7. ^ finnishcharts.com/search.asp?cat=a&search=Creedence+Clearwater+Revival
  8. ^ "Discographie – Creedence Clearwater Revival" (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved May 21, 2012. 
  9. ^ a b Oricon Album Chart Book: Complete Edition 1970-2005. Roppongi, Tokyo: Oricon Entertainment. 2006. ISBN 4-87131-077-9. 
  10. ^ "Discografie Creedence Clearwater Revival". Dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved May 21, 2012. 
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  12. ^ "Creedence Clearwater Revival". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 21, 2012. 
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h "RIAA – Searchable Database: Creedence Clearwater Revival". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved May 21, 2012. 
  14. ^ a b "Creedence Clearwater Revival". Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved May 21, 2012. 
  15. ^ "Creedence Clearwater Revival: Charts & Awards – Billboard Albums". Allmusic. United States: Rovi Corporation. Retrieved April 10, 2011. 
  16. ^ a b "RPM Search Engine" (PHP). Library and Archives Canada. March 31, 2004. 
  17. ^ a b Creedence Clearwater Revival in Australian charts:
  18. ^ Pennanen, Timo (2006). Sisältää hitin - levyt ja esittäjät Suomen musiikkilistoilla vuodesta 1972 (1st ed.). Helsinki: Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava. p. 285. ISBN 978-951-1-21053-5. 
  19. ^ "finnishcharts.com - Discography Creedence Clearwater Revival". Retrieved April 20, 2011. 
  20. ^ "Charts.de - Creedence Clearwater Revival »» Mehr Treffer anzeigen". Retrieved April 20, 2011. 
  21. ^ a b "Discografie Creedence Clearwater Revival" (ASP). Dutch Charts (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 20, 2011. 
  22. ^ a b "Artist Info: Creedence Clearwater Revival" (PHP). VG-lista (in Norwegian). Retrieved April 10, 2011. 
  23. ^ a b "swedishcharts.com - Discography Creedence Clearwater Revival". Retrieved April 20, 2011. 
  24. ^ a b "Artist Chart History: Creedence Clearwater Revival". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 10, 2011. 
  25. ^ http://www.cria.ca/cert_db_search.php
  26. ^ http://www.bpi.co.uk/
  27. ^ a b Certification Awards Finland » Creedence Clearwater Revival
  28. ^ http://www.aria.com.au/pages/httpwww.aria.com.aupagesaria-charts-accreditations-albums-2013.htm
  29. ^ "Creedence Clearwater Revival Album & Song Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 10, 2011. 
  30. ^ "Discographie Creedence Clearwater Revival" (ASP). Ö3 Austria Top 40 (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved December 9, 2011. 
  31. ^ "Discography Creedence Clearwater Revival" (ASP). Ultratop 50 (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  32. ^ "German Charts > Creedence Clearwater Revival" (in German). charts.de Media Control Charts. Retrieved December 9, 2011.