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Best Uses of Creedence Clearwater Revival Songs in Movies and Television

Nothing says "Vietnam flashback" like a Creedence Clearwater Revival song. Four guys from California were able to capture the rustic South like no other band before or since.

As years went on, their sound also came to epitomize the unrest of the 1960s. Filmmakers began to use CCR's songs as the background for civil rights protests, sniper fire in Nam, and even LSD trips gone bad.

With the band's lead singer and chief songwriter, John Fogerty, playing a solo set at Hard Rock Live tonight, let's look at the ten best uses of CCR in movies and television.

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