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Stuart Alden Cook (born April 25, 1945) is an American bass guitarist, best known for his work in the rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival, for which he is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
|Birth name||Stuart Alden Cook|
|Born||April 25, 1945|
|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|
|Labels||Fuel 2000, Fantasy Records, Warner Bros. Records, Wounded Bird Records|
|Associated acts||Creedence Clearwater Revival, Southern Pacific, Creedence Clearwater Revisited|
Cook, along with Clifford and the Fogerty brothers grew up together in El Cerrito, California, where all four attended El Cerrito High School. In the mid-1970s, Cook and former CCR drummer Doug Clifford joined the Don Harrison Band, which released two albums.
From 1986 to 1991, Cook was a member of the country band Southern Pacific. With Southern Pacific, Cook covered the Erickson song "It's a Cold Night For Alligators" for the tribute album Where the Pyramid Meets the Eye: A Tribute to Roky Erickson.
Cook was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993. Also in 1993, Cook auditioned for the role of the bassist in Rolling Stones after the departure of Bill Wyman. Cook and Clifford later reformed the band Creedence Clearwater Revisited in 1995.
- The Don Harrison Band (1976)
- Red Hot (1977)
- Roky Erickson and the Aliens (1980)
- The Evil One (1981)
- Killbilly Hill (1986)
- Zuma (1988)
- County Line (1990)
- Greatest Hits (1991)
- Recollection (1998)
- Jackdawg (2009; recorded 1990)
- Other appearances
|1972||Mark Spoelstra||This House||Rhythm guitar|
|1974||Doug Sahm||Groover's Paradise||Bass|
|Tom Fogerty||Zephyr National|
|1977||Don Harrison||Not Far From Free|
|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|
- Fogerty, John (October 2015). Fortunate Son- My Life, My Music. New York: Little, Brown and Company. pp. 9–25. ISBN 978-0-316-24457-2.
- Bentley, Bill (April 21, 2017). "Record Store Day Unearths a Roky Erickson Rarity". Austin Chronicle. Austin, Texas. Retrieved September 10, 2020.
- "Creedence Clearwater Revival | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame". Rockhall.com. September 6, 1990. Retrieved April 26, 2017.
- "Hit Channel – Interview:Stu Cook (Creedence Clearwater Revival,Creedence Clearwater Revisited)". Hit Channel. Retrieved September 19, 2014.