• Cut by Abbey Road Studio’s Miles Showell using high-resolution transfers from the original analog tapes, these half-speed masters capture in stunning sonic clarity every stinging guitar lick and raspy-throated yowl of the group’s firecracker front man, John Fogerty.
  • Weighing in at nine pounds, The Studio Albums Collection documents the rise and fall of the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, who split in acrimonious fashion following their disastrous swan song in 1972.
  • From a nasty garage band interpretation of Screaming Jay Hawkins’ 1956 minor key classic, ” I Put a Spell on You,” to a hoodoo rendition of Dale Hawkins’ 1957 rockabilly hit, ” Susie Q,” Fogerty’s voice resounds with rare authority for someone so young.
  • Before Mardi Gras (April 1972), rhythm guitarist Tom Fogerty had left the band, turning a quartet into a trio.

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