John Fogerty is out on an extensive tour of the US right now, so it seems a good time to dip into the archives and remind ourselves of this great feature from Uncut’s February 2012 issue (177). At the dawn of the ’70s, Creedence Clearwater Revival were the biggest band in the world – a brilliant and driven hit machine with deep roots in American tradition. By 1972, though, it was all over, and the ex-bandmates embarked on a bitter war that still continues, 40 years later.
Dave Grohl’s all-original soundtrack to his documentary “Sound City” is now free to stream at the NME website. ‘The Sound City Players’ – essentially David Grohl teaming with an all-star team of guests, matches Grohl with Stevie Nicks,Josh Homme, John Fogarty,Trent Reznor and Paul McCartney.