Best Uses of Creedence Clearwater Revival Songs in Movies and Television

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10. The Expendables - "Born on the Bayou"

This Sylvester Stallone movie employed every action movie cliché in the book, including the gang of Expendables all unwinding in a bar throwing knives at a dartboard while listening to CCR.

9. Married With Children - "Who'll Stop the Rain"

Interspersed between Bud Bundy's one-liners is an entire episode titled after a CCR song where Al has to fix the family's leaky roof.

8. The Johnny Cash Show - "Proud Mary"

The band also played "Bad Moon Rising" on the Man in Black's weekly variety show, but closer "Proud Mary" brings down the house.

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