Live in Europe (Creedence Clearwater Revival album)

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Live in Europe
Live album by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Released October 16, 1973
Recorded September 4, 1971 - September 28, 1971
Genre Roots rock
Length 51:02
Label Fantasy Records
Producer DSR
Creedence Clearwater Revival chronology
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Live in Europe is a first live album by American band Creedence Clearwater Revival, released in 1973 documenting the Mardi Gras tour. The album is notable because it is was performed as a trio following Tom Fogerty's departure. The record was released despite John Fogerty's strong objections.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Many fans claim that the album was not an actual live recording in front of an audience, and that it was a tour rehearsal tape with audience cheers mixed in later (this is notable during the opening and first verse of "Proud Mary").

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

All songs by John Fogerty, except where noted.

Side one
  1. "Born on the Bayou" – 5:05
  2. "Green River/Suzie Q" (Fogerty/Eleanor Broadwater, Dale Hawkins, Stanley S. Lewis) - 4:31
  3. "It Came Out of the Sky" – 3:11
Side two
  1. "Door to Door" (Stu Cook) – 2:00
  2. "Travelin' Band" – 2:12
  3. "Fortunate Son" – 2:25
  4. "Commotion" – 2:34
  5. "Lodi" – 3:15
Side three
  1. "Bad Moon Rising" – 2:13
  2. "Proud Mary" – 2:52
  3. "Up Around the Bend" – 2:42
  4. "Hey Tonight" – 2:30
  5. "Sweet Hitch-Hiker" – 3:05
Side four
  1. "Keep on Chooglin'" – 12:47

A 1987 reissue of the album as a single album omitted "Door To Door" and "Sweet Hitch-Hiker", ironically, the songs they originally recorded and released as the trio line-up.

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Chart Position
1973 Pop Albums #143

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eder, Bruce. "Live in Europe". allmusic.com. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Creedence Clearwater Revival–Live In Europe". discogs.com. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Live in Europe [Live]". amazon.com. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Creedence Clearwater Revival - Live in Europe CD". cduniverse.com. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Creedence Clearwater Revival Live in Europe". last.fm. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  6. ^ Landau, Jon. "Live In Europe | Album Reviews". rollingstone.com. Retrieved 15 January 2014.