Creedence Clearwater Revival discography

The discography of American rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival, who released their first album and singles in July 1968,[1] includes 7 studio albums, 3 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.

Creedence Clearwater Revival discography
Creedence Clearwater Revival 1968.jpg
Creedence Clearwater Revival in 1968
Studio albums7
Live albums3
Compilation albums41
Singles29
B-sides14

CCR holds the record for the most singles (five) to reach number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 without ever scoring a number 1 single; as well as the most singles to reach the top 10 (nine) without ever reaching number 1.[3]

AlbumsEdit

Studio albumsEdit

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[2]
Green River
  • Released: August 3, 1969
  • Label: Fantasy (8393)
  • Format: stereo LP
1 2 11 11 16 46 5 20
  • RIAA: 3× Platinum[2]
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[2]
Cosmo's Factory
  • Released: July 16, 1970
  • Label: Fantasy (8402)
  • Format: stereo LP
1 1 1 1 4 2 10 2 1 1
Pendulum
  • Released: December 9, 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.

LiveEdit

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[4]
AUS
[5]
Live in Europe
  • Released: October 16, 1973
  • Recorded: September 4–28, 1971
  • Label: Fantasy (CCR-1)
  • Format: stereo LP
143 72
The Concert
  • Released: December 1980
  • Recorded: January 31, 1970
  • Label: Fantasy (4501)
  • Format: stereo LP
62
  • RIAA: Platinum[2]
Live at Woodstock
  • Released: August 2, 2019
  • Recorded: August 17, 1969
  • Label: Fantasy (7096)
  • Formats: CD, stereo LP, digital download

Compilation albumsEdit

Year Title
Album details
Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[4]
CAN
[16]
AUS
[17]
FIN
[7]
GER
[8]
JPN
[10]
NL
[11]
NOR
[12]
SWE
[18]
UK
[13]
Spirit Orgaszmus
  • Side A: Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Side B: Jeronimo
  • Released: 1970
  • Label: Bellaphon (BI 1527)
  • Format: LP
6
Creedence Gold
  • Released: 1972
  • Label: Fantasy (F-9418)
  • Format: LP, 8-track
15 9 9 14 7
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum[2]
More Creedence Gold
  • Released: 1973
  • Label: Fantasy (F-9430)
  • Format: LP
61 49 41 28 9
20 Super Hits
  • Released: 1973
  • Label: Fantasy/Bellaphon (BS 45004)
  • Format: LP
42
Chronicle, Vol. 1
  • Released: 1976
  • Label: Fantasy (CCR-2)
  • Format: LP, CD
18 29 50 70
Hot Stuff
  • Released: 1976
  • Label: Fantasy (53301)
  • Format: LP
The Best of Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Released: 1977
  • Label: K-tel
  • Format: LP
10
20 Golden Greats
  • Released: 1979
  • Label: Fantasy
  • Format: LP
1
Best of Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Released: 1980
  • Label: K-tel
  • Format: LP
5
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
Hits Album
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: Fantasy
  • Format:
Chooglin'
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: Fantasy (F-9621)
  • Format: LP
202
Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Released: 1983
  • Label: Amiga (STEREO 8 56 008)
  • Format: LP
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
Chronicle, Vol. 2
  • Released: 1986
  • Label: Fantasy (CCR-3)
  • Format: LP, CD
70
Rollin' on the River
  • Released: 1988
  • Label: Fantasy (53302)
  • Format: LP
21st Anniversary: The Ultimate Collection (24 Classic Hits)
  • Released: 1989
  • Label: Fantasy (93335)
  • Format: LP
3
All Time Hits
  • Released: 1990
  • Label: Euros (SIN 1060)
  • Format: LP
22
More Hits
  • Released: 1991
  • Label: Euros
  • Format: LP
29
The Best of CCR
  • Released: 1993
  • Label: Polydor (740 002-2/4)
  • Format: CD
13
  • MC: 2× Platinum[22]
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
Keep on Chooglin'
  • Released: 1995
  • Label: Fantasy (TVD98013)
  • Format: CD
13
  • ARIA: Platinum[5]
The Ultimate Collection
  • Released: 1997
  • Label: Fantasy
  • Format: CD
11
All Time Greatest Hits
  • Released: 1998
  • Label: ZYX (81157-2)
  • Format: CD
38
The Very Best of Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Released: 1999
  • Label: Fantasy/EastWest (3984 26711 2)
  • Format: CD
At the Movies (Reissue)
  • Released: 2000
  • Label: Fantasy (4539)
  • Format: CD
Platinum
  • Released: 2001
  • Label: Amigo (CCR 40)
  • Format: CD
10 2 3
  • IFPI FIN: Platinum[21]
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Box Set
  • Released: October 2, 2001
  • Label: Fantasy (4434)
  • Format: CD
Bad Moon Rising: The Best of Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Released: 2003
  • Label: Fantasy
  • Format: CD
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
  • ARIA: 3× Platinum[23]
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
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
Ultimate Creedence Clearwater Revival – Greatest Hits & All-Time Classics
  • Released: 2012
  • Label: Fantasy
  • Format: 3CD
10
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

SinglesEdit

Title Year Chart positions Certifications Album
US
[25]
US
Cash
[26]
AUS
[17]
AUT
[27]
BEL
[28]
CAN
[16]
DEN FIN
[7]
GER
[29]
NL
[11]
NOR
[12]
NZ
[30]
SWE
[18]
UK
[13]
"Porterville" 1968 Creedence Clearwater Revival
"Suzie Q" 11 9 88 10
  • RIAA: Platinum[2]
"I Put a Spell on You" 58 65 72
"Proud Mary" 1969 2 2 5 1 7 2 8 4 8 6 3 13 8
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum[2]
Bayou Country
"Born on the Bayou"
"Bad Moon Rising" 2 2 3 8 4 5 12 19 8 10 3 1 3 1
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum[2]
Green River
"Lodi" 52 58 59
"Green River" 2 3 6 5 5 5 5 34 8 11 10 19
"Commotion" 30 40 12
"Down on the Corner" 3 10 2 9 17 4 2 28 2 8 5 31
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum[2]
Willy and the Poor Boys
"Fortunate Son" 6 12 8 10
  • RIAA: 3× Platinum[2]
"Travelin' Band" 1970 2 5 2 8 1 4 17 8 4 1 4 4 4 8 Cosmo's Factory
"Who'll Stop the Rain" 13 1 1 5
  • RIAA: Platinum[2]
"Up Around the Bend" 4 2 1 3 2 1 12 8 2 1 2 4 3
  • RIAA: Platinum[2]
"Run Through the Jungle" 48 15
"Lookin' Out My Back Door" 2 1 1 1 4 1 11 16 2 1 4 2
  • RIAA: Platinum[2]
"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 2 8 36
  • RIAA: 3× Platinum[2]
Pendulum
"Hey Tonight" 9 1 1
"Sweet Hitch-Hiker" 6 5 12 8 1 3 8 6 5 4 15 9 36 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
"Tombstone Shadow"
b/w "Commotion"
1980 Green River
"Medley U.S.A."
b/w "Bad Moon Rising" (from Green River)
1981 non-album single
"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 videosEdit

Title Year
"Bad Moon Rising" 1969
"I Put a Spell on You"
"Bootleg"
"Lookin' Out My Backdoor" 1970
"I Heard It Through the Grapevine"
"Have You Ever Seen the Rain" 1971
"Sweet Hitch-Hiker" 1972

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Chronicle: The 20 Greatest Hits (CD liner). Creedence Clearwater Revival featuring John Fogerty. Berkeley, California, United States: Fantasy Records. 1991. FCD-CCR2-2.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa "American certifications – Creedence Clearwater Revival". Recording Industry Association of America.
  3. ^ "Most No. 2 Hits Without Reaching No. 1 By Artist". Billboard Magazine.
  4. ^ a b c "Creedence Clearwater Revival: Charts & Awards: Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Retrieved May 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ a b c d 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". RPM. 11 (4). March 24, 1969. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 15, 2012. Retrieved March 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • For Green River: "LP Chart". RPM. 12 (10). October 25, 1969. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 15, 2012. Retrieved March 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • For Willy and the Poor Boys: "RPM 100 Albums" (PDF). RPM. 13 (2). February 28, 1970. Retrieved May 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • For Cosmo's Factory: "RPM 100 Albums". RPM. 14 (2). August 29, 1970. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 24, 2012. Retrieved May 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • For Pendulum: "RPM 100 Albums". RPM. 14 (26). February 13, 1971. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 23, 2012. Retrieved May 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • For Mardi Gras: "RPM 100 Albums". RPM. 17 (17). June 10, 1972. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 24, 2012. Retrieved May 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  8. ^ a b "Discographie – Creedence Clearwater Revival" (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved May 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ Italian albums:
    • "Green River". hitparadeitalia.it (in Italian). Retrieved May 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • "Willy and the Poor Boys". hitparadeitalia.it (in Italian). Retrieved May 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • "Cosmo's Factory". hitparadeitalia.it (in Italian). Retrieved May 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • "Pendulum". hitparadeitalia.it (in Italian). Retrieved May 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • "Mardi Gras". hitparadeitalia.it (in Italian). Retrieved May 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ a b Oricon Album Chart Book: Complete Edition 1970-2005. Roppongi, Tokyo: Oricon Entertainment. 2006. ISBN 4-87131-077-9.
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  13. ^ a b c "Creedence Clearwater Revival". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ a b "British album certifications – Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo's Factory". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved January 8, 2021. Select albums in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Cosmo's Factory in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  15. ^ a b "Creedence Clearwater Revival". Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved May 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ a b "RPM Search Engine". Library and Archives Canada. March 31, 2004.
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  18. ^ a b "swedishcharts.com - Discography Creedence Clearwater Revival". Retrieved April 20, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  20. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-26. Retrieved 2008-08-22. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  21. ^ a b Certification Awards Finland » Creedence Clearwater Revival
  22. ^ "Gold/Platinum - Music Canada". Retrieved 2020-09-12. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  23. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-05. Retrieved 2016-03-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  24. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2015 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 2020-07-27. Retrieved February 11, 2015.
  25. ^ "Creedence Clearwater Revival Album & Song Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 10, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  26. ^ Hoffmann, Frank (1983). The Cash Box Singles Charts, 1950–1981. Metuchen, NJ & London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. pp. 135–136.
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  28. ^ "Discography Creedence Clearwater Revival". Ultratop 50 (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved December 9, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  29. ^ "German Charts > Creedence Clearwater Revival" (in German). charts.de Media Control Charts. Retrieved December 9, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  30. ^ Flavour of New Zealand