Tag Archives: Creedence Clearwater Revival

I Put A Spell On You: Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Annie Lennox

Hello there! In this week’s blog post we consider the song I Put a Spell On You. This was a great 50s R&B song. We will start with the original version by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins. We will then discuss covers … Continue reading

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When Will I Be Loved: The Everly Brothers, Linda Ronstadt, John Fogerty

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song When Will I Be Loved. This is a great rockabilly song written by Phil Everly and originally issued by the Everly Brothers. We will then discuss covers of that song … Continue reading

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Proud Mary: Creedence Clearwater Revival; Solomon Burke; and Ike and Tina Turner

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider Proud Mary, a great `swamp rock’ song from the 60s. We will review the original version by Creedence Clearwater Revival, and covers of that song by Solomon Burke and Ike & Tina … Continue reading

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I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Gladys Knight & the Pips, Marvin Gaye, Creedence Clearwater Revival

Today’s post deals with one of the most famous Motown songs, I Heard it Through the Grapevine.  It is a terrific song, and was ranked in the top 100 on the 50th anniversary list of Billboard Hot 100 songs; but … Continue reading

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