Originally Posted by Ruok
Clifford was my very first main influence on drums and I tried hard to imitate everything he did. I know John Fogerty (a pretty good drummer in his own right) would often criticize Clifford's drumming. But, I absolutely love the stuff he did with CCR. I think CCR's first album from 1968 shows the more complex and versatile side of Clifford's drumming.
I watched Fogerty live from glastonbury, and much as I feel Aronhoff is an outstanding drummer I thought he did too much, whereas DC just did what he had to do!! Abit like comparing Adler and Sorum, as in who was best, but I definitely felt that DC was ideal for CCR, jmho!