Have You Ever Seen the Rain?” is a song written by John Fogerty and released as a single in 1971 from the album Pendulum (1970) by roots rock group Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Creedence Clearwater Revival Have You Ever Seen The Rain?

“Have You Ever Seen the Rain?” is a song written by John Fogerty and released as a single in 1971 from the album

Pendulum (1970) by roots rock group Creedence Clearwater Revival.

What happened to Creedence Clearwater Revival?

John Fogerty broke up Creedence Clearwater Revival in 1972. Over the next 20 years he released three solo albums and had three Top 20 hits.   Bassist Stu Cook and drummer Doug ‘Cosmo’ Clifford were in attendance (guitarist and brother Tom Fogerty had died in 1990), but John Fogerty refused to let them play.

Did Creedence Clearwater ever have a number one hit?

But for all their success with those John Fogerty–penned classics, CCR never held the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100. True, it was the late ’60s, and CCR had the bad luck to be competing with such chart titans as Paul Simon and Sly Stone but sometimes they were held back by No. 1 songs that are barely remembered today.

Is John Fogerty a Vietnam vet?

Fogerty received his draft notice for military service during the Vietnam War in 1966. During his time in the Army Reserve, Fogerty attended training at Fort Bragg, Fort Knox, and Fort Lee. He completed his active duty for training in July 1967, then served as a part-time reservist until being discharged in 1968.

What is the meaning of Creedence Clearwater Revival?

The name Creedence Clearwater Revival means nothing as a phrase. The word ‘Creedence’ referred to someone called Credence Newball, who was a friend of Tom Fogerty. ‘Clearwater’ came from a TV commercial for Olympia Beer. They almost settled for the name Creedence Nuball And The Ruby at one stage