John Fogerty, guitarist
Singer ~ Guitarist ~ Songwriter
Creedence Clearwater Revival
birth name: John Cameron Fogerty

John Fogerty

May 28, 1945, Berkeley, CA

After Creedence disbanded in 1972, Fogerty's first attempt at making a solo career for himself was only moderately successful. In the mid-1970s he became embroiled in legal battles with Fantasy, Creedence's record label, and an accounting firm that had allegedly mishandled his funds; embittered, he dropped out of the music scene for approximately nine years. In 1985, however, Fogerty resurfaced with a new album, Centerfield - in addition to the smash title-track paean to baseball, it includes the hits The Old Man down the Road and Rock and Roll Girls. ~ Musicianguide: John Fogerty ~ retrieved June 20, 2013 © Musicianguide

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May 28, 1966 ~ Billboard Hot 100 ~ #3 (1) the Mamas & the Papas, Monday Monday ~ #2 (5) the Mindbenders, A Groovy Kind Of Love ~ #1 (4) Percy Sledge, When A Man Loves A Woman


John Fogerty ~ Ranked #72 Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Singers in 2008.

John Fogerty ~ John Fogerty (1975) ~ #14 NME Best Albums Of 1975.

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Thanks largely to John Fogerty's rough, inimitable voice and seemingly bottomless supply of great melodies, Creedence Clearwater Revival were the preeminent American singles band of the late Sixties and early Seventies. ~ Rolling Stone: Creedence Clearwater Revival ~ retrieved September 4, 2013 © Rolling Stone

Creedence Clearwater Revival ~ Inducted in the 1993 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

In 2012 four albums by Creedence Clearwater Revival made it to the #DLW500 Dylan's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time ~ #462 Bayou Country (1969) ~ #281 Cosmo's Factory (1970) ~ #171 Creedence Clearwater Revival (1968) ~ #16 Green River (1969)

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