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Creedence Clearwater Revival- Cosmo’s Factory- John Fogerty

How then do we explain Creedence Clearwater Revival and their five hit albums in three years, leaving the best for July 1970's "Cosmo's Factory" , all written, arranged, produced, and sung solely by John Fogerty fifty years ago? Enjoy my very rare classic rock interview.

John Fogerty- Fortunate Son- rehearsal 5-97

John Fogerty ripping through the furious protest song he wrote and sang for Creedence Clearwater Revival, "Fortunate Son". This unreleased gem from the In the Studio  archives was recorded in May 1997 during John Fogerty's rehearsals...

John Fogerty- Green River- Burbank 5-97

John Fogerty was rehearsing his band in Burbank CA in front of a small studio audience when the band dug into the title song from that Creedence Clearwater Revival "Green River" album.
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Creedence Clearwater Revival- Bayou Country- Green River- Willy & Poor Boys-John Fogerty

The mind-boggling hat trick in 1969 where "Bayou Country", "Green River", and "Willy & the Poor Boys" albums were all released by Creedence Clearwater Revival in a 13-month period. John Fogerty is my guest In the Studio.

John Fogerty- Susie Q- I Put a Spell on You -rehearsal 5-97

Here's John Fogerty and his terrific band performing live at rehearsal in Burbank in 1997, reprising two Screamin' Jay Hawkins  songs which Fogerty's  Creedence Clearwater Revival covered on their debut,"Susie Q/ I Put a Spell on You".

John Fogerty- Born on the Bayou- May 1997 rehearsal

John Fogerty and his ace band to an adoring small private audience at band rehearsal May 1997 in Burbank, performing the Creedence Clearwater Revival classic which he wrote, "Born on the Bayou".

John Fogerty- Blue Moon Swamp

John Fogerty talks In the Studio about the Grammy winner Blue Moon Swamp"...

John Fogerty- Lodi- rehearsal Burbank 1997

Surprised to find just how many towns with the name "Lodi" existed. But there has only ever been one song with that moniker, written and sung by John Fogerty when he led Creedence Clearwater Revival. Here's John and his band just before embarking on tour,at rehearsal in Burbank CA in May 1997.

John Fogerty- Proud Mary- Burbank rehearsal 5-97

Here is a kick*ss performance of "Proud Mary" from a 1997 rehearsal, one of the essential songs of the last half of the 20th century, sung and played by the composer John Fogerty  and made internationally popular when he led Creedence Clearwater Revival.