The Best of Creedence Clearwater Revival

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The Best of Creedence Clearwater Revival
Greatest hits album by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Released 1977
Recorded 1968 - 1971
Genre Roots rock, swamp rock
Length 95:20
Label Fantasy Records
Producer John Fogerty
Creedence Clearwater Revival chronology
Chronicle, Vol. 1
(1976)
The Best of Creedence Clearwater Revival
(1977)
Creedence Country
(1981)

The Best of Creedence Clearwater Revival is a compilation album by American rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival, released in 1977. The album features all the tracks of Chronicle which was released a year earlier in 1976, as well as "Good Golly Miss Molly", "Born on the Bayou", "Cotton Fields", "Hello Mary Lou", "The Midnight Special", "Walk on the Water", and "Night Time Is the Right Time" which would appear on the 1986 release Chronicle, Vol. 2, and "Bootleg" which does not appear on either volume.

Track listing[edit]

Disc One[edit]

  1. "Proud Mary" - 3:07
  2. "Bad Moon Rising" - 2:18
  3. "Susie Q" - 4:35
  4. "Up Around the Bend" - 2:40
  5. "Run Through the Jungle" - 3:09
  6. "Good Golly Miss Molly" - 2:38
  7. "Someday Never Comes" - 3:59
  8. "Commotion" - 2:41
  9. "Who'll Stop the Rain" - 2:27
  10. "Green River" - 2:32
  11. "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" - 11:04
  12. "Lodi" - 3:09
  13. "Lookin' out My Back Door" - 2:31
  14. "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" - 2:38

Disc Two[edit]

  1. "Travelin' Band" - 2:07
  2. "Down on the Corner" - 2:43
  3. "Born on the Bayou" - 5:10
  4. "Cotton Fields" - 2:53
  5. "Hello Mary Lou" - 2:11
  6. "The Midnight Special" - 4:10
  7. "Walk on the Water" - 4:26
  8. "Bootleg" - 2:58
  9. "Hey Tonight" - 2:43
  10. "Fortunate Son" - 2:20
  11. "I Put a Spell on You" - 4:25
  12. "Sweet Hitch-Hiker" - 3:07
  13. "Night Time Is the Right Time" - 3:07
  14. "Long as I Can See the Light" - 3:32

Personnel[edit]

  • John Fogerty - Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar, Organ, Horn Section, Harmonica
  • Tom Fogerty - Rhythm Guitar, Backing Vocals (except "Someday Never Comes", "Sweet Hitch-Hiker", and "Hello Mary Lou")
  • Stu Cook - Bass Guitar
  • Doug Clifford - Drums