Craft Recordings, Harmony Originals and Marathan Movies have introduced the manufacturing of the documentary live performance function movie “Travelin’ Band: Creedence Clearwater Revival At The Royal Albert Corridor”, directed by two-time Grammy Award winner Bob Smeaton (“The Beatles Anthology” and “Jimi Hendrix Band Of Gypsies”) and narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges, who, like his iconic character “The Dude” in “The Huge Lebowski”, is a fan of the band. The movie options the one full live performance footage of the unique CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL to ever be launched.
The movie is a Craft Recordings, Harmony Originals and Marathan Movies manufacturing and is produced by Sig Sigworth (“R.E.M. By MTV”),Jonathan Clyde (“The Beatles: Get Again”),Martin R. Smith (“The Beatles: Sgt Pepper’s Musical Revolution”) and John Beug (“Operating Down A Dream Tom Petty”). Harmony‘s Scott Pascucci (“Martin Scorsese’s: Dwelling In The Materials World”),Bob Valentine and Harmony Authentic‘s Sophia Dilley (“Billie”) government produce. Wesley Adams, Charles Hopkins and Taylor Umphenour are serving as co-producers.
“Travelin’ Band: Creedence Clearwater Revival At The Royal Albert Corridor” takes the viewer on a journey from the bands humble, but youth in El Cerrito, California to their meteoric rise in 1969, from headlining Woodstock to promoting out the Oakland Coliseum earlier than touring via Europe and taking the stage on the Royal Albert Corridor. That includes a wealth of unseen footage (together with the live performance itself),this movie paperwork the story of CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL up-to-the-minute they depart the Royal Albert Corridor stage as the most important band on the planet. The audio for the live performance was combined and restored from the unique multitrack tapes by Grammy winners Giles Martin and Sam Okell (“The Beatles: Get Again”, “Rocket Man”).
Director Bob Smeaton recollects: “As a child rising up within the U.Okay. through the late sixties, early seventies, CREEDENCE had been a band that I used to be solely actually conscious of via their hit singles. Due to this fact making this movie was an schooling for me, I used to be capable of see and listen to why they’re worthy of their standing as one of many best bands of all time. I knew they had been good, I by no means knew they had been that good.”
“Unveiling the facility of CREEDENCE at a high-point of their profession with this long-lost footage is extraordinary in its personal proper,” stated Sigworth. “To have Jeff Bridges narrate us via that discovery is when popular culture collides into one thing larger.”
Jeff Bridges stated: “What a band! Love listening’ to ’em, love playin’ Fogerty‘s tunes. They’re definitely favorites of mine. CREEDENCE, yeah, man.”
As 1969 was drawing to an in depth, CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL had been difficult THE BEATLES for the title of the top-selling act on the planet and John Fogerty was turning into one in every of America’s most politically vital songwriters.
In April of 1970, CREEDENCE started their first-ever European tour, the place the band’s British debut would happen on the most prestigious music venue within the U.Okay.: London’s Royal Albert Corridor. Solely days after the breakup of THE BEATLES, the live performance can be one of many defining exhibits of their profession. The live performance was filmed, however by no means absolutely launched till now.
Years of analysis, discovery and restoration have gone into the venture together with discovering the unique live performance footage in a London vault which has been absolutely restored after 50 years of storage. The movie additionally consists of beforehand unreleased 16mm footage of the legendary efficiency, fly-on-the-wall band interactions and interviews unearthed from the Fantasy Data vault, plus what’s believed to be the earliest identified footage of CREEDENCE performing stay.
CAA Media Finance represents the movie’s distribution rights.
CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL: Throughout their brief time collectively as a band (1968 – 1972),CREEDENCE loved an unparalleled interval of creativity – releasing seven studio albums (two of which went to Quantity One),taking part in over 150 tour dates world wide, together with a headlining spot at Woodstock and scoring 14 High Ten singles. A mainstay band until at this time, CREEDENCE accrued 4 billion streams in 2021. Over the previous 50-plus years, CREEDENCE‘s canon has grow to be part of the Nice American Songbook. Songs like “Dangerous Moon Rising”, “Down On The Nook”, “Lucky Son”, “Have You Ever Seen The Rain”, “Proud Mary”, “Born On The Bayou”, “Travelin’ Band” and “Up Round The Bend” have been ingrained into popular culture — not simply as rock staples, however as timeless requirements. With so many memorable compositions that proceed to grace the radio waves, tv and movie screens, and lyrics that also resonate at this time, CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL is, actually, America’s Biggest Rock Band.