Creedence Clearwater Revival discography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Creedence Clearwater Revival discography
Creedence Clearwater Revival 1968.jpg
Creedence Clearwater Revival in 1968
Studio albums7
Live albums2
Compilation albums41
Singles29
B-sides14

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, 41 compilation albums, and 29 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]
ITA
[9]
JPN
[10]
NL
[11]
NOR
[12]
UK
[13]
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[14]
Green River
  • Released: August 3, 1969
  • Label: Fantasy (8393)
  • Format: stereo LP
1 2 11 11 16 46  — 5 20
  • RIAA: 3× Platinum[14]
Willy and the Poor Boys
  • Released: November 2, 1969
  • Label: Fantasy (8397)
  • Format: stereo LP
3 2 2 3 25 17 11 4 2 10
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum[14]
Cosmo's Factory
  • Released: July 25, 1970
  • Label: Fantasy (8402)
  • Format: stereo LP
1 1 1 1 4 2 10 2 1 1
Pendulum
  • Released: December 7, 1970
  • Label: Fantasy (8410)
  • Format: stereo LP
5 1 2 1 3 3 2 2 1 8
Mardi Gras
  • Released: April 11, 1972
  • Label: Fantasy (9404)
  • Format: stereo LP
12 8 11 2 10 4 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 16, 1973
  • Label: Fantasy (CCR-1)
  • Format: stereo LP
143
The Concert
  • Released: December 1980
  • Label: Fantasy (4501)
  • Format: stereo LP
62

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title
Album details
Peak chart positions Certifications[2]
(sales threshold)
US
[16]
CAN
[17]
AUS
[5][18]
FIN
[7]
GER
[19]
JPN
[10]
NL
[20]
NOR
[21]
SWE
[22]
UK
[23]
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
Greatest Hits
  • Released: 1981
  • Label:
  • Format: LP
7
Creedence Country
  • Released: 1981
  • Label: Fantasy
  • Format: LP
1982 Hits Album
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: Fantasy
  • Format:
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 At the Movies
  • Released: 1985
  • Label: Fantasy
  • Format: LP, Cassette
The Complete Hit-Album

  • Released: 1985
  • Label: Arcade (01 2790 22)
  • Format: LP, CD
22
1986 Chronicle, Vol. 2
  • Released: 1986
  • Label: Fantasy (CCR-3)
  • Format: LP, CD
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
22
1991 More Hits
  • Released: 1991
  • Label: Euros
  • Format: LP
29
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 (Reissue)
  • 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: October 2, 2001
  • Label: Fantasy (4434)
  • Format: CD
2003 Bad Moon Rising: The Best of Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Released: 2003
  • Label: Fantasy
  • 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 [27]
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 Clearwater Revival Cover the Classics
  • Released: 2009
  • Label: Fantasy (0888072314221)
  • Format: CD
The Singles Collection
  • Released: 2009
  • Label: Fantasy (31752)
  • Format: CD
2012 Ultimate Creedence Clearwater Revival - Greatest Hits & All-Time Classics
  • Released: 2012
  • Label: Fantasy
  • Format: 3CD
10
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Singles[edit]

Title Year Chart positions Certifications
[2]
Album
US
[29]
US Cashbox[30] AUS
[18]
AUT
[31]
BEL
[32]
CAN
[17]
DEN FIN
[7]
GER
[33]
NL
[20]
NOR
[21]
SWE
[22]
UK
[23]
"Porterville" 1968 Creedence Clearwater Revival
"Suzie Q" 11 9 88 10 US: Gold
"I Put a Spell on You" 58 65 72
"Proud Mary" 1969 2 2 5 1 7 2 8 4 8 6 13 8 US: 2x Platinum Bayou Country
"Born on the Bayou" US: Gold
"Bad Moon Rising" 2 2 3 8 4 5 12 19 8 10 3 3 1 US: 2×Platinum Green River
"Lodi" 52 58 59
"Green River" 2 3 6 5 5 5 5 34 8 10 19 US: Gold
"Commotion" 30 40 12
"Down on the Corner" 3 10 2 9 17 4 2 28 2 8 31 US: 2x Platinum Willy and the Poor Boys
"Fortunate Son" 6 12 8 10 US: 2x Platinum
"Travelin' Band" 1970 2 5 2 8 1 4 17 8 4 1 4 4 8 US: Gold Cosmo's Factory
"Who'll Stop the Rain" 13 1 1 US: Platinum
"Up Around the Bend" 4 2 1 3 2 1 12 8 2 1 2 3 US: 2x Platinum
"Run Through the Jungle" 48 15
"Lookin' Out My Back Door" 2 1 1 1 4 1 11 16 2 1 2 US: Platinum
"Long as I Can See the Light" 57 5 20
"Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" 1971 8 3 6 3 6 1 13 3 2 8 36 US: 2x Platinum Pendulum
"Hey Tonight" 9 1 1
"Sweet Hitch-Hiker" 6 5 12 8 1 3 8 6 5 4 9 36 US: Gold Mardi Gras
"Someday Never Comes" 1972 25 25 15 29 2 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 47 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"
"I Put a Spell on You"
"Bootleg"
1970 "Lookin' Out My Backdoor"
"I Heard It Through the Grapevine"
1972 "Sweet Hitch-Hiker"

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". Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Archived from the original on 2007-06-26. Type in "Creedence Clearwater Revival" under Artist to see search results.
  3. ^ "Most No. 2 Hits Without Reaching No. 1 By Artist". 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. ^ a b c "Sisältää hitin: Levyt ja esittäjät Suomen musiikkilistoilla vuodesta 1961: COU - CYR > Creedence Clearwater Revival" (in Finnish). Sisältää hitin - Suomen listalevyt / Timo Pennanen. Retrieved August 23, 2015.
  8. ^ "Discographie – Creedence Clearwater Revival" (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
  9. ^ Italian albums:
  10. ^ a b Oricon Album Chart Book: Complete Edition 1970-2005. Roppongi, Tokyo: Oricon Entertainment. 2006. ISBN 4-87131-077-9.
  11. ^ "Discografie Creedence Clearwater Revival". Dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
  12. ^ "Discography Creedence Clearwater Revival". Norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
  13. ^ "Creedence Clearwater Revival". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h "RIAA – Searchable Database: Creedence Clearwater Revival". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
  15. ^ a b "Creedence Clearwater Revival". Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
  16. ^ "Creedence Clearwater Revival: Charts & Awards – Billboard Albums". Allmusic. United States: Rovi Corporation. Retrieved April 10, 2011.
  17. ^ a b "RPM Search Engine". Library and Archives Canada. March 31, 2004.
  18. ^ a b Creedence Clearwater Revival in Australian charts:
  19. ^ "Charts.de - Creedence Clearwater Revival »» Mehr Treffer anzeigen". Retrieved April 20, 2011.
  20. ^ a b "Discografie Creedence Clearwater Revival". Dutch Charts (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 20, 2011.
  21. ^ a b "Artist Info: Creedence Clearwater Revival". VG-lista (in Norwegian). Retrieved April 10, 2011.
  22. ^ a b "swedishcharts.com - Discography Creedence Clearwater Revival". Retrieved April 20, 2011.
  23. ^ a b "Artist Chart History: Creedence Clearwater Revival". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 10, 2011.
  24. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-17. Retrieved 2008-08-22.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  25. ^ http://www.bpi.co.uk/
  26. ^ a b Certification Awards Finland » Creedence Clearwater Revival
  27. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-05. Retrieved 2016-03-06.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  28. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2015 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved February 11, 2015.
  29. ^ "Creedence Clearwater Revival Album & Song Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 10, 2011.
  30. ^ Hoffmann, Frank (1983). The Cash Box Singles Charts, 1950-1981. Metuchen, NJ & London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. p. 135–136.
  31. ^ "Discographie Creedence Clearwater Revival". Ö3 Austria Top 40 (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved December 9, 2011.
  32. ^ "Discography Creedence Clearwater Revival". Ultratop 50 (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved December 9, 2013.
  33. ^ "German Charts > Creedence Clearwater Revival" (in German). charts.de Media Control Charts. Retrieved December 9, 2011.