Tuesday, October 19

(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 305): Founding CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL/COSMO’S VAULT member DOUG CLIFFORD

Contributor’s Note:  Founder of Creedence Clearwater Revival/Cosmo’s Vault frontman Doug Clifford joined The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 305th episode via FAB Radio International.  In this episode, they discussed the goosebump moments in his career as well as the special project he did with the late great Steve Wright of The Greg Kihn Band. We discussed how CCR got together and what led to the future collaboration with Steven Wright of The Greg Kihn Band. This project of Clifford/Wright includes Greg Douglass (Steve Miller Band), Jimmy Lyon (Eddie Money) and Joe Satriani, plus keyboard players Tim Gorman (The Who) and Pat Mosca (Greg Kihn Band). After holding auditions for a lead vocalist, Keith England (Allman Brothers). Doug discusses the chaotic times we are in and how they differ from the 60s/70s with the Vietnam War. Doug also gets into the true meaning of the song “Fortunate Son” by CCR. Other highlights from the interview: Doug tells an amazing story about Elvis in relation to CCR Don does his James Brown impression Joe Satriani’s solo work (this was before Joe became a well known name).  Fans can find Doug “Cosmo” Clifford on Facebook and his official website.  Fans can find The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and their official website.

Fans can find this episode featuring Doug “Cosmo” Clifford via SoundCloud below:

Fans can check out “For All The Money In The World” by Clifford/Wright via Spotify:

 

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