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Chronicle (1976)

Creedence Clearwater Revival
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Rock music, Southern rock, Rock and roll, Swamp pop, Roots rock

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Chronicle, Vol. 1, also known as Chronicle: The 20 Greatest Hits, is a compilation album by American swamp rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival, released in January 1976 by Fantasy Records, it was released the same time as the single release of "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" (see 1976 in music). Compared to the two previously released Creedence Gold compilations, Chronicle Vol. 1 features all of the group's charted hits. It is the best-selling album in the Creedence catalog, making 8x Multi-Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Chronicle, Vol. 1 is a singles collection with 13 A-sides and 7 B-sides.
All songs written and composed by J. C. Fogerty, except where noted. 
Per liner notes
For his review of Chronicle for Allmusic, Stephen Thomas Erlewine said that the album was suitably compiled, but does not like how the Compact Disc reissue had the full-length version of "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" because it does not fit with the other songs on the album. The Blender review called Chronicle, Vol. 1 the best compilation album by Creedence Clearwater Revival. Robert Christgau called the album a good starting-point for Creedence fans.

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Tracks

4:35 Suzie Q
4:34 Put a Spell on You
3:10 Proud Mary
3:13 Lodi
2:37 Green River
2:45 Commotion
2:22 Fortunate Sun
2:06 Travelin’ Band
2:34 Lookin’ Out My Back Door
11:06 I Heard It Through the Grapevine
3:00 Sweet Hitch‐Hiker
2:22 Bad Moon Rising
3:59 Someday Never Comes
2:47 Down on the Corner
3:36 Long as I Can See the Light
3:09 Run Through the Jungle
2:39 Have You Ever Seen the Rain?
2:42 Up Around The Bend
2:47 Hey Tonight
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