The Concert (Creedence Clearwater Revival album)

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The Concert
Live album by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Released October 1980 (1980-10)[1]
Recorded January 31, 1970 at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California[2]
Genre Roots rock
Length 49:25
Label Fantasy
Producer Russ Gary (recorder)[3]
Creedence Clearwater Revival chronology
Chronicle, Vol. 1
(January 1976)
The Concert
(October 1980)
Chronicle, Vol. 2
(1986)

The Concert is a second live album by American rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival, released by Fantasy Records in October 1980.[1] The album was recorded at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California on January 31, 1970.[2]

Originally the album was mistakenly titled The Royal Albert Hall Concert. Only later was it discovered that it was not recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, it was duly renamed for later reissues.[4]

The album reached #62 on the Billboard 200 in 1981.[5] The album achieved gold status (500,000 units sold) by the Recording Industry Association of America on February 27, 1986 and made platinum status (1,000,000 units sold) on September 30, 1996.[6]

Track listing[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars

All songs written by J. C. Fogerty, except where noted.

Side one
  1. "Born on the Bayou" – 5:14
  2. "Green River" – 3:00
  3. "Tombstone Shadow" – 4:05
  4. "Don't Look Now (It Ain't You or Me)" – 2:05
  5. "Travelin' Band" – 2:18
  6. "Who'll Stop the Rain?" – 2:31
  7. "Bad Moon Rising" 2:16
  8. "Proud Mary" – 3:09
Side two
  1. "Fortunate Son" – 2:22
  2. "Commotion" – 2:36
  3. "The Midnight Special" (Traditional, arr. J. C. Fogerty) – 3:48
  4. "Night Time Is the Right Time" (Napoleon "Nappy" Brown, Ozzie Cadena, Lew Herman) – 3:29
  5. "Down on the Corner" – 2:44
  6. "Keep on Chooglin'" – 9:09

Personnel[edit]

Per sleeve notes[3]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States October 1980 Fantasy Records LP 4501
Europe 1980 Fantasy Records LP 0061.136
United States 1986 Fantasy Records CD FCD-4501-2
LP MPF-4501
Cassette 5MPF-4501

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chronicle: The 20 Greatest Hits (CD booklet). Creedence Clearwater Revival. U.S.A.: Fantasy Records. 1991. FCD-CCR2-2. 
  2. ^ a b Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "The Concert - Creedence Clearwater Revival: Overview" (.html). Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved November 20, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b The Concert (Vinyl sleeve). Creedence Clearwater Revival. U.S.A.: Fantasy Records. 1980. Back cover. MPF-4501. 
  4. ^ "Grateful Dead Family Discography: The Royal Albert Hall Concert/The Concert". Retrieved 2007-09-21. 
  5. ^ "Creedence Clearwater Revival - Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved November 11, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Type "The Concert" under ''Title'' and "Creedence Clearwater Revival" under ''Artist''". Riaa.com. Retrieved 2012-05-12.