Creedence Clearwater Revival

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    November 14, 2014

    MIM's New Exhibit Examines the Universal Language of Drums

    For thousands of years, the drum has been one of the most integral pieces of human civilization. It's provided a steady beat for everything from war marches and healing ceremonies to weddings and initiation rituals. Beginning November 15, Phoenix's Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) will host its "Bey ... More >>

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    July 30, 2014

    Scottsdale's Nils Lofgren Became Famous as a Member of the E Street Band. Now He Gets the Spotlight with New Box Set

    Nils Lofgren's ranch in Scottsdale almost feels hidden. It's not far from the city, from the clubs of Old Town and the shops at Scottsdale Fashion Square, but his large plot shares none of the bustle. It's secluded and quiet, with mesquite trees rustling in a soft breeze.

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    June 13, 2014

    5 Dad-Rock Albums Your Father Loves (And You Should, Too)

    Let's face it: "Dad-rock" doesn't really have a positive association when applied to music. It has an ugly suburban connotation, the sort of music the triggers nostalgia in the minivan on the way to soccer practice of the days before marriage and children shattered his independence. Abe Simpson sw ... More >>

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    May 7, 2014

    Music for Running: A Guide to the Perfect Playlist

    I love running to music. The pavement is my dance floor and I can go for hours. Any given morning on Tempe Town Lake I will jog, playing air guitar to the riff of David Bowie's "Rebel Rebel" if no one is looking. The amount of fun I have on the trail has translated into a healthy turnaround for me. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2013

    Five WWE Wrestlers With Surprising Taste in Music (feat. Daniel Bryan's Indie Single)

    I'm going to be honest, here: As a pro wrestling fan who swore off the stuff after WCW hired Vince Russo (come on), I was under the impression that WWE Raw--at the US Airways Center next Monday--was basically a miasma of post-grunge and post-post-grunge and rap-rock at this point, and that its wrest ... More >>

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    August 1, 2013
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    April 16, 2013

    The Weirdest Campsites of Coachella 2013

    The Coachella campgrounds are the Wild West of the festival. They are the sort of place you can imagine Hunter S. Thompson running around with his pants around his ankles. Drugs are more plentiful than food and going to bed before 4 a.m. is considered an early night. Campers built incredible structu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    The Best Shows of SXSW 2013

    This year, Houston Press music blog Rocks Off and Dallas Observer music blog DC-9 at Night, the music blog at our sister paper Dallas Observer, teamed up to bring you only the choicest moments from last week's SXSW madness. John Fogerty: Creedence Clearwater Revival survivor John Fogerty gets overl ... More >>

  • News

    September 27, 2012
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    June 30, 2012

    Five Must-See Shows This Weekend

    Curious what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Creedence Clearwater Revisited's Doug Clifford on The Big Lebowski and The Chances of a CCR Reunion

    You're not going to get any argument out of us: John Fogerty is the voice of Creedence Clearwater Revival. That's no slight to John "Bulldog" Tristao, the gentleman who handles vocals for Creedence Clearwater Revisited. Tristao does a great job singing the classics, but no one is going to suggest th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Incoming: The Black Keys, El-P, Sharon Van Etten

    Blues rock masters The Black Keys have been on top of the world lately. They've toured the globe, sold out Madison Square Garden twice, and headlined every music festival under the sun (including this year's Coachella fest, where they teamed up with Creedence Clearwater Revival's John Fogerty during ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Total Lunar Eclipse of the Heart

    Melissa FossumTotal eclipse...of the moon.​This weekend's lunar eclipses was exciting, especially if you were able to catch that elusive red moon. If you were among those who got up early or stayed up late (it was a nice break after writing my X review) to check out the lunar eclipse early S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Sun Ghost, Captain Squeegee on Ron Paul: Excerpts From Our Interview

    ​We've done a lot of coverage on the Rock the R3volution tour, from its announcement to almost inevitable collapse. The confluence of music and politics has always been interesting to me. Political art can be cringe-worthy ("boot up 'yer ass," anyone) or undeniably beautiful ("a change is gonna co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Mavis Staples and Dr. John at Celebrity Theatre 6-16-11

    Jason P. Woodbury​ Mavis Staples and Dr. JohnCelebrity TheatreThursday, June 16"Joyful noise." That's how Mavis Staples described what her and her band create onstage. It's an apt characterization, one that is appropriately loaded with gospel history, and one that connotes how the 71-year-old sing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    WWE's CM Punk Talks Straight Edge, Hardcore Kids, Favorite Bands, and More

    Courtesy of World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE superstar and straight edge icon CM Punk​"I'm harder than any alcohol you can drink. I'm straighter than any line you can snort up your nose. And I certainly can hurt you a lot faster than any pill you can put on your tongue." CM Punk is one discipline ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Top 10 Albums of 2009: Mike R. Meyer

    Up on the Sun is counting down the days until the unveiling of music editor Martin Cizmar's personal Best of 2009 list with some other lists from Phoenix New Times' stable of excellent freelancers. Today we bring you a list from Mike R. Meyer, a New Times contributor, wannabe musician, video game en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2009

    Alan Jackson Keeps It Old School at Country Thunder

    The annual Country Thunder festival at the dusty Canyon Moon Ranch just outside of Florence is country music's version of a cattle drive, where over four days some of the bigger names in country music are herded on stage to bleat their biggest hits, then lassoed off to make way for the next artist. ... More >>

  • Music

    November 1, 2007

    About a Song

    Cobain doc sets a mix tape mood

  • Music

    September 27, 2007

    Foxy's Ladies

    Lollypop, making your heart go giddyup

  • Music

    August 24, 2006

    John Fogerty and Willie Nelson

    The relevance in the room

  • Music

    September 1, 2005

    John Mellencamp, and John Fogerty

    Break out the blue collars

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    November 25, 2004
  • Film

    July 29, 2004

    Summer Camp

    Demme's Manchurian Candidate remake makes good

  • Calendar

    June 19, 2003

    Fly Girls

    Accomplished dancers break into choreography

  • Music

    January 23, 2003


    Lost and Found 2nd Edition (Instinct Records)

  • Music

    October 24, 2002

    Surprise Package

    Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise lives to challenge its audience, bandleader says

  • Music

    January 17, 2002

    Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy Records)

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Southern Knights

    Reissue of two classic early '80s albums spotlights the seminal power-pop magic of the dB's

  • Music

    June 14, 2001

    Ode to Billy Joe

    Billy Joe Shaver has a stunning new album in stores. But he can't enjoy it.

  • Music

    February 1, 2001

    The Scientists

    Blood Red River 1982-1984 (Citadel, Australian import)

  • News

    November 2, 2000

    Nada Chance

    Reforming Arizona's bilingual education system won't be as easy as voters may think

  • Culture

    June 1, 2000

    Stalker Fiction

    Camden Joy turned Cracker's David Lowery into fiction. Too bad he's real -- and really angry.

  • Music

    July 22, 1999

    Single Live Gonzo!

    Before the double live album, there was "THE SINGLE LIVE ALBUM!" Here are some noteworthy and note-fudging selections.

  • News

    December 24, 1998
  • Music

    May 28, 1998

    Renegade Radio

    Radio Free Phoenix delivers everything you ever wanted to know about music but were afraid to request

  • News

    April 9, 1998

    Junkeez for Life

    It's do-or-die time for Joe "Soulman" Valiente and the most infamous band in the Valley

  • Music

    August 28, 1997

    Unfortunate Son

    After a lost decade of legal wrangling, John Fogerty pulls himself out of the swamp

  • Calendar

    August 28, 1997
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    May 22, 1997
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    February 13, 1997

    What's Soul Got to Do With It?

    Ike & Tina's sizzling Carnegie Hall date, plus previews of Big Jack Johnson and James Harman

  • Music

    October 17, 1996

    Solo Coco

    Albert Collins' protg Coco Montoya is out on his own--he's thinner, but his sound is still fat @

  • Music

    August 8, 1996

    If It's Misfits, You Must Acquit

    Can Earth A.D. 1996 take a Glenn Danzig-less, Jerry Only-led Misfits seriously?

  • Music

    August 1, 1996

    Contract and Expel

    Famous parting shots from artists formerly "under exclusive arrangement" with their labels

  • Music

    December 7, 1995

    When Paul Met Gerry

    What would have happened to rock'n'roll if Lennon and McCartney had never been properly introduced?

  • Music

    July 7, 1994