Quiz: Can You Finish These Creedence Clearwater Revival lyrics?
Can You Finish These Creedence Clearwater Revival lyrics?
By: Torrance Grey
Image: Warner Bros. Records

About This Quiz

Creedence Clearwater Revival was one of the iconic roots-rock and blues-rock bands of the 1960s and 1970s. Their songs include some true classics: "Proud Mary," of course, though some people know it better from the version Ike and Tina Turner later recorded. Then there's "Run Through the Jungle," "Down on the Corner," and "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" A number of their songs reference rural Southern life and specifically the bayou. People who are newly discovering their music today are surprised to learn that all four singers -- Tom and John Fogerty, Doug Clifford, and Stu Cook -- were from Northern California. They recorded some of their best-loved songs in a San Francisco studio. 

Unfortunately, the bad didn't last. By 1970, the band was embroiled in power struggles that pitted lead singer John Fogerty against his older brother, Tom, Clifford, and Cook. To hear John Fogerty tell it, he had the greater talent and the vision the band needed. The others, however, felt John was simply controlling and power-hungry. The elder Fogerty brother left the band, and CCR soon broke up altogether. 

So, we'll just have to enjoy the songs they left us with. To that end, we've created a quiz on CCR lyrics to separate the true fans from the casual listeners. Are you ready? Let's do this!

Scroll to Start Quiz

About HowStuffWorks

How much do you know about how car engines work? And how much do you know about how the English language works? And what about how guns work? How much do you know? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks is about more than providing great answers about how the world works. We are also here to bring joy to your day with fun quizzes, compelling photography and fascinating listicles. Some of our content is about how stuff works. Some is about how much you know about how stuff works. And some is just for fun! Because, well, did you know that having fun is an important part of how your brain works? Well, it is! So keep reading!

Receive a hint after watching this short video from our sponsors.