Creedence Clearwater Revival vs. the Doors – Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame Semifinals
Creedence got there by besting Deep Purple in a tightly contested ballot, winning 53 percent of the vote. The Doors, meanwhile, easily dispatched Jeff Beck in their initial bracket, earning a whopping 67 percent of the fan votes.
Both bands rose to fame in the late '60s, beginning with the Doors' chart-topping second single 'Light My Fire' in 1967. They continued defying convention through six studio albums, until Morrison's untimely death in 1971. By then, Creedence were nearing their end as well, but not before they released no fewer than three classic albums in 1969 alone: 'Bayou Country,' 'Green River' and 'Willy and the Poor Boys.'
So who moves on to the semifinals? You can vote once an hour between now and Jan. 19 at 11:59PM ET. This month’s winner will be announced on Jan. 27. Be sure to read our official rules.
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