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What's In A Name? Creedence Clearwater Revival

uncredited writer, ZigZag, October 1969

The Blue Velvets (1958-1963) became the Golliwogs (1963-1967), who became Creedence Clearwater Revival (1967-?) – a name which, according to Time magazine, was contrived to indicate simultaneously "their belief in themselves, and something deep, true and pure, through which the light always, shines".

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