Creedence Clearwater Revisited, created by Stu Cook and Doug “Cosmo” Clifford to play the songs of his legendary ’70s blues and folk band, Creedence Clearwater Revival, canceled his South American tour “Final Revival Tour“, which included a concert at Luna Park, already suspended in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“We are sorry to announce that the dates of our tour of South America have been definitively canceled, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. We have made every effort but it is impossible for us to develop the logistics necessary for this tour and all that it entails, “the group said in a press release.
The group was formed in 1995 by the bassist and the drummer, former members of Creedence Clearwater Revival, to play live versions of that band in a kind of second chapter that included the term Revisited. It was going to be the last time the band played in Buenos Aires.
In the press release, the band reported: “All the entrances acquired in cash, in person at the stadium ticket office and at the official TicketPortal points of sale, they may return against presentation of tickets at Luna Park stadium. “
For a “better care and care of all”, you will have to take a turn entering www.lunapark.com.ar, the organizers clarified.
Meanwhile, all tickets purchased in person at the stadium ticket office, at the official TicketPortal points of sale and through the website and the call center with credit or debit cards will have a refund. automatic to the card used, but they clarify that the display of the refund in the card or bank account summary it can take up to 90 days.
The band in its original version, with guitarist and singer John Fogherty, achieved fame after shining at the legendary Woodstock concert in 1969, had already performed in Buenos Aires on a couple of occasions and I had planned to give his last show in the country on December 2, 2020.
With the restrictions typical of pandemic times, the show was suspended and had been postponed, initially, for this year. The dates were not defined and finally the cancellation of the tour arrived.
Bass guitarist Stu Cook and drummer Doug “Cosmo” Clifford. Photo Creedence Clearwater Revisited.
“Brazil, tell me how it feels!”
The hit that popularized the Argentine fans in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, invented by a cheeky and creative group of fans, is based on the melody of the famous song Bad Moon Rising, which the American band Creedence Clearwater Revival composed and led to the top of sales in the late ’60s.
“It is fabulous and a great honor that our theme has become the Argentine victory song. Thank you very much and the best of luck, “he said at the time to Clarín “Cosmo” Clifford, the drummer for the band that is now called Creedence Clearwater Revisited.
Another member, bassist Stu Cook, added that “Creedence fans in Argentina know that Bad Moon Rising strikes and drives fear into the hearts of their World Cup rivals. That’s very good. “The band has in our country many followers and they have already traveled several times to play their classics in Buenos Aires.
Creedence’s song was converted into the “Brazil tell me what it feels like”, which has accompanied the celebrations of Argentine soccer since 2014. Photo EFE
Bad Moon Rising It was written by another of Creedence’s original members, John Fogerty, who had a falling out with the group at the time, launched himself as a soloist, and rarely sang it again.
A movie scene with a hurricane was the source of inspiration for Fogerty’s hit. The song was released in April 1969 and reached the top of the Billboard charts within a few months.
Since then, the original song has been recorded and reverted by at least 20 artists in the last decades, in the most diverse styles, from folk, to reggae to psychedelic rock.