Stu Cook

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Stu Cook
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Background information
Birth name Stuart Alden Cook
Born (1945-04-25) April 25, 1945 (age 70)
Genres Rock, roots rock, country rock, blues rock, swamp rock, southern rock, rock and roll
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Bass guitar, guitar, piano, vocals, double bass
Years active 1959–present
Labels Fuel 2000, Fantasy Records, Warner Bros. Records, Wounded Bird Records
Associated acts Creedence Clearwater Revival, Southern Pacific, Creedence Clearwater Revisited
Notable instruments
Fender Precision Bass

Stuart Alden "Stu" Cook (born April 25, 1945) is an American bass guitarist, best known for his work in the rock band, Creedence Clearwater Revival.


In the mid-1970s, Cook and former CCR drummer Doug Clifford joined the Don Harrison Band, which released two albums. In 1979, Cook produced 15 songs by Roky Erickson and the Aliens, which were released in 1980 on two LPs with different running orders, The Evil One and I Think of Demons. From 1986 to 1991, Cook was a member of the country and western band Southern Pacific. In 1993 Cook auditioned for the role of the bassist in Rolling Stones after the departure of Bill Wyman.[1] Cook and Clifford later formed the band Creedence Clearwater Revisited in 1995.


Don Harrison Band
  • The Don Harrison Band (1976)
  • Red Hot (1977)
Roky Erickson and the Aliens
  • Roky Erickson and the Aliens (1980)
  • The Evil One (1981)
Southern Pacific
  • Killbilly Hill (1986)
  • Zuma (1988)
  • County Line (1990)
  • Greatest Hits (1991)
Creedence Clearwater Revisited
Stu Cook / Keith Knudsen / John McFee
  • Jackdawg (2009; recorded 1990)
Other appearances
Year Artist Album Comment
1972 Mark Spoelstra This House Rhythm guitar
Doug Clifford Cosmo
1974 Doug Sahm Groover's Paradise Bass
Tom Fogerty Zephyr National
1977 Don Harrison Not Far From Free
1978 Russell DaShiell Elevator
1981 The Explosives Three Ring Circus Producer
1982 Baron Stewart In Temperature Rising Bass and producer
1983 Sir Douglas Quintet Midnight Sun Bass
1985 Greg Gumbel California Republic Bass, rhythm guitar, tambourine, backing vocals and producer
1994 Sir Douglas Quintet Day Dreaming at Midnight Bass
1995 Peter Lewis Peter Lewis Bass and producer


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