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The Best Creedence Clearwater Revival Albums of All Time

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List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Creedence Clearwater Revival is considered one of the best rock bands of all time. Since they’re such an influential band, let’s rank the best Creedence Clearwater Revival albums, with the help of your votes. CCR vary in style, but every album is based in roots rock, swamp rock, blues rock, and Southern rock, best represented in their releases Willy and the Poor Boys (1969) and Pendulum (1970).

This Creedence Clearwater Revival discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Creedence Clearwater Revival albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Creedence Clearwater Revival singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Creedence Clearwater Revival album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Creedence Clearwater Revival album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

This list albums include Creedence that span their career, from their sophomore release Bayou Country (1969) Green River (1969), and Cosmo's Factory (1970). This list of popular Creedence Clearwater Revival CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.

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    1. Ramble Tamble
    2. Before You Accuse Me
    3. Travelin' Band‡
    4. Ooby Dooby
    5. Lookin' Out My Back Door
    6. Run Through the Jungle†
    7. Up Around the Bend†
    8. My Baby Left Me
    9. Who'll Stop the Rain‡
    10. I Heard It Through the Grapevine
    11. Long as I Can See the Light

    • Release Date: 1970
    • Artist: Creedence Clearwater Revival
    • Producer: John Fogerty
    • Tracks: Who'll Stop the Rain, Long as I Can See the Light, Run Through the Jungle
    • Length (mins): 00:42:55
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Blues-rock, Roots rock, Country rock, Southern rock
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    1. Down on the Corner
    2. It Came Out of the Sky
    3. Cotton Fields
    4. Poorboy Shuffle
    5. Feelin' Blue
    6. Fortunate Son
    7. Don't Look Now (It Ain't You or Me)
    8. The Midnight Special
    9. Side o' the Road
    10. Effigy

    • Release Date: 1969
    • Artist: Creedence Clearwater Revival
    • Producer: John Fogerty
    • Tracks: Side o’ the Road, Fortunate Sun, Cotton Fields
    • Length (mins): 00:35:03
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Blues-rock, Rock and roll, Roots rock, Country rock
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    1. Green River
    2. Commotion
    3. Tombstone Shadow
    4. Wrote a Song for Everyone
    5. Bad Moon Rising
    6. Lodi
    7. Cross-Tie Walker
    8. Sinister Purpose
    9. The Night Time Is the Right Time

    • Release Date: 1969
    • Artist: Creedence Clearwater Revival
    • Producer: John Fogerty
    • Tracks: Commotion, Cross‐Tie Walker, Tombstone Shadow
    • Length (mins): 00:29:44
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Rock and roll, Roots rock, Country rock, Southern rock
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    1. Born on the Bayou
    2. Bootleg
    3. Graveyard Train
    4. Golly, Miss Molly
    5. Penthouse Pauper
    6. Proud Mary
    7. Keep on Chooglin

    • Release Date: 1969
    • Artist: Creedence Clearwater Revival
    • Producer: John Fogerty
    • Tracks: Keep on Chooglin’, Proud Mary, Graveyard Train
    • Length (mins): 00:34:22
    • Genres (Music): Rock and roll, Roots rock, Southern rock, Swamp rock, Swamp pop
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