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Creedence Clearwater Revival Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Trivia quiz questions about Creedence Clearwater Revival.

 

Creedence Clearwater Revival Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

What was Creedence Clearwater Revival?
A: It was an American rock band.

When was the band popular?
A: In the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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.

They had  San Francisco Bay Area origins, but they portrayed what type of style?
A: A southern rock style, with lyrics about bayous, catfish, the Mississippi River etc.

Creedence Clearwater Revival's music is still a staple of what?
A: American radio airplay.

Creedence has sold how many albums in the United States alone?
A: 26 million.

When was the band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
A: In 1993.

 

Where did Rolling Stone rank the band  on its list of the 100 greatest artists of all time?
A: 82nd.

Where did John Fogerty, Doug Clifford, and Stu Cook (all born in 1945) meet?
A: At Portola Junior High School in El Cerrito, California.

They began playing instrumentals and "juke box standards" using what name?
A:  The Blue Velvets.

The band also 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 label?
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.

In 1966, the group suffered a setback when John Fogerty and Doug Clifford were what?
A: Drafted into military service.

Fogerty enlisted in the Army Reserve and where did Clifford enlist?
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.

CCR began touring and started work on their second album with what name?
A: Bayou Country (1969).

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?
A: Woodstock.

In what year did Creedence Clearwater Revival disband?
A: In 1972.