Green River (studio album) by Creedence Clearwater Revival

Green River by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year: 1969
Overall rank: 456th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 653 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1969 (17th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1960s (58th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (456th)
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Creedence Clearwater Revival bestography

Green River is ranked 2nd best out of 20 albums by Creedence Clearwater Revival on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Creedence Clearwater Revival is Cosmo's Factory which is ranked number 197 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 9,085.

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  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 84 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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81/100 (from 653 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 81.4/100, a mean average of 80.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 81.5/100. The standard deviation for this album is 12.4.

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80/100
From 01/17/2022 11:42
Second best CCR album after Cosmo's Factory, there are a lot of their greatest tracks on this one and it's fun to listen to.
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From 11/23/2021 19:48
Contains many favorite CCR tracks
Bangers: Lodi, Green River, Bad Moon Rising, Tombstone Shadow.
Fogerty's voice on Tombstone is so raw and suits the song perfectly,
Drop Nighttime is the right time, Cross Tie Walker and Sinister and take Proud Mary, Born on The Bayou and Bootleg from Bayou to this album and there is a helluva great album, !!
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90/100
From 06/09/2021 19:37
CCR was always the best at classic roots rock, and Green River is one of their best, most cohesive efforts in that genre. They'd reach their peak on Cosmo's Factory, but this album still has plenty of great tracks, like the title track, Commotion, Bad Moon Rising, Lodi and Wrote a Song for Everyone. I certainly recommend this.
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95/100
From 06/01/2021 22:43
Such a good record. Roots rock is a bit of a "safe" genre but doesn't make the music any less good.
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70/100
From 02/18/2021 17:25
decent - decent - good
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From 10/02/2020 04:36
77/100

Best tracks: Green River, Bad Moon Rising, Lodi
Worst tracks: Tombstone Shadow, Sinister Purpose, The Night Time Is the Right Time

Not one of CCR's best releases, but still a great one at that.
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85/100
From 06/13/2020 02:34
Stand out tracks: Lodi, Green River and Sinister Purpose.
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80/100
From 06/11/2020 19:27
Just a good CCR album. Bad Moon Rising is a fantastic song
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From 04/08/2020 23:10
Very entertaining album. Not a bad or average track in this album. Love it!
Best tracks: bad moon rising, green river
Worst tracks: commotion, sinister purpose
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From 09/25/2019 20:53
Top of the tree for CCR followed closely by Bayou County. Superb musicianship and vocals throughout. 'Bad Moon Rising' will be familiar to many as a backing to film/TV. Can't remember what it backed and don't really care. Hailing from the El Ceritto village area at the back of San Fransico Bay they offered a slight alternative to the likes of Jefferson Airplane and The Grateful Dead. Perhaps less LSD to inspire their music but the results are still worthy.
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