Creedence Clearwater Revival Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
Who were the members of the band?
A: It consisted of lead vocalist, lead guitarist, and primary songwriter John Fogerty, rhythm guitarist Tom Fogerty, bassist Stu Cook and drummer Doug Clifford.
Creedence Clearwater Revival's
music is still a staple of
A: American radio airplay.
Creedence has sold how many albums in the United States
A: 26 million.
When was the band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of
A: In 1993.
Where did Rolling Stone rank the band on its list of the
100 greatest artists of all time?
They began playing instrumentals and "juke box standards"
using what name?
A: The Blue Velvets.
The band also tried backing singer Tom Fogerty at what?
A: Live gigs and in the recording studio.
Tom joined the band, and in 1964 they signed with what
A: Fantasy Records.
For the band's first release, what did Fantasy co-owner Max
Weiss renamed the group?
A: The Golliwogs.
Stu Cook switched from piano to what?
A: Bass guitar.
Tom Fogerty switched from lead vocals to what?
A: Rhythm guitar.
John became the band's what?
A: Lead vocalist and primary songwriter.
Fogerty enlisted in the Army Reserve and where did Clifford
A: In the United States Coast Guard Reserve.
In 1967, Saul Zaentz bought Fantasy Records and offered the
Golliwogs, a chance to record a full-length album on what condition?
A: That they change their name.
By 1968, Fogerty and Clifford had been discharged from
military service, and all four members had done what?
A: Quit their jobs to begin an intense schedule of rehearsing and playing full-time at clubs.
A remake of a 1956 song by rockabilly singer Dale Hawkins,
"Suzie Q" was the band's what?
A: Second single—its first to reach the Top 40 at No. 11.
It would be CCR's only Top 40 hit not written by whom?
A: John Fogerty.
A No. 7 platinum hit, the record was their first in a
string of hit albums and singles that continued uninterrupted for how long?
A: Three years.
What single backed with "Born on the Bayou", reached No. 2
on the national Billboard chart?
A: "Proud Mary".
In March 1969, "Bad Moon Rising" backed with "Lodi" was
released and peaked at number what?
A: No. 2.
In the United Kingdom, "Bad Moon Rising" spent how long at
number one on the UK Singles Chart?
A: Three weeks.
CCR continued to tour incessantly with performances at the
Atlanta Pop Festival and where?
In what year did Creedence Clearwater Revival disband?
A: In 1972.