Posted by | Ray Cornelius

“Big wheels keep on turning, Proud Mary keep on burning…”

These words are as famous today as they were back in 1971 when then Ike and Tina Turner re-recorded the Creedance Clearwater Revival song.  Now, new school R&B/pop diva Jennifer Hudson is taking a stab at the classic song for a new collaborative album. is reporting that J-Hud was in the recording studio last week in New Orleans along with John Fogerty recording a special version of the song. This 2012 rendition features help from Rebirth Brass Band players Rockin Dopsie [washboard player] and Anthony “Dopsie” Rubin [accordion player].

This song will be featured on John Fogerty’s collaboration album, “Wrote a Song for Everyone” along with other selections from Kid Rock, Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert. The album hits stores on October 9.

J-Hud is currently working on her third studio album.  Check out one of Tina Turner’s classic performance of the song…

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What do you think about Jennifer Hudson remaking Proud Mary ?