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November 16, 2014 at 10:26 am #4089
Wish John would actually take some risks and play some diffrent songs in Canada. They’re advertising this as the “1969 Tour”, but the setlists have been exactly the same as every tour before this. Where’s Effigy? Feeling Blue? It Came out of the Sky? Crosstie Walker? More songs from 1969 were played during the Revival and BRR tour than this Canada tour.
It’s cool that he’s playing the piano, but why not take advantage of this and play something unique for the fans – maybe a solo-piano “Someday Never Comes” or “Broken Down Cowboy”? I’m looking at the LiveDownloads website, and John has been playing the EXACT same show every single night. Same songs, same speeches between the songs, etc. Back from 2004-2010, it was such a surprise to see what came next at a Fogerty gig – now it’s all so predictable.July 24, 2014 at 5:54 pm #3412
I doubt this private show will be made available for download. I did not attend, but it looks like this was a invite-only gig that supported a charity, Tia’s Hope; only hospital workers and patients, police, and firefighters attended. By the looks of it, there very few people in attendance. ELO opened for John. Quote from John during the show: “I thought I had been to just about everywhere, but I can honestly say that I’ve never been here in Caledonia.”
May 24, 2014 at 7:38 am #3123
Could not agree more. I would love if fans had more input into John’s setlist. About ten years ago we had an online vote, and as a result John played Ramble Tamble and Hearts of Stone and Porterville. In 2008 we got John to play Comin’ Down the Road. But since then the set lists have been kind of static.
I agree, and think us fans should be able to vote 10-15 songs for his final show, if it’s being recorded.May 7, 2014 at 9:28 am #2966
What a classic show from John. Loved that he threw in some songs especially for Jazzfest like Jambalaya and a rare New Orleans cover. And the extended version of Proud Mary at the end was fantastic – John needs to bring horns on-tour with him!
Here are some great photos from his guest appearance with Springsteen:March 24, 2014 at 6:53 am #2675
Here’s another new summer concert in Indianapolis. Why is it that fans have to search the internet to learn about new tour dates? In the past, the entire tour was announced on JohnFogerty.com. Now, almost every Europe and US date on the summer tour was released somewhere else online before JF.com had any mention of it.February 16, 2014 at 3:54 pm #2477
Nobody likes him – except for other assholes.
Might want to check out video from the show, RiverBoatQueen, before saying that. After his red-hot performance of Fortunate Son, John HIMSELF he says “Howard, man, I love ya!” I hope you aren’t implying that our hero John is an asshole…February 5, 2014 at 6:17 am #2443
Thanks for posting SwampGirl! It’s funny to see John in the company of these pop superstars. I wonder if he talked to Miley Cyrus – his song “It Ain’t Right” is basically about her lifestyle!February 5, 2014 at 6:13 am #2442
Cool idea, but after the recent Uncut Magazine and Reddit AMA chances to ask John questions, it would be much cooler if he could perform a special acoustic song for fans. 500,000 fans is a huge Facebook milestone! I think an exclusive thank-you performance is a nice reward, maybe even addition to the question. It’s just a thought.January 14, 2014 at 8:23 pm #2355
Unfortunately, John is not famous enough to perform the SuperBowl Halftime Show. Unless he joins a supergroup (with other massive stars like Petty or Springsteen), or reunites with CCR, I don’t see him ever performing on the world’s biggest stage.
John did play the two Thanksgiving Halftime Shows… played a different setlist at each one, switching “Proud Mary” with “Travelin’ Band.”January 14, 2014 at 8:17 pm #2354
John will be performing two songs at Howard Stern’s birthday bash in New York City on January 31st. Steven Tyler of Aerosmith and Bon Jovi will join him on the bill. The performance immediately follows his two Long Island gigs the previous days.September 16, 2013 at 10:35 am #1548
Good for John. Mumford and Sons are one of the most popular bands in the world these days. In recent interviews John mentioned that he liked them, calling them modern-day troubadours.
But I wish John would actually play the OTHER artists’ material at these guest appearances, rather than just CCR songs. I know he played “Alcohol” at the Brad Paisley guest appearance, which is great, but I wish he had played a Kid Rock song during that appearance, or Widespread Panic song at Lock’n, or Mumford song this past weekend.
But anyway, I love the story about John getting the late call and taking the red-eye flight. Great video too. Did John give his flannel shirts to everyone in the Vaccines and Mumford and Sons? That’s what it looked like in photos.September 5, 2013 at 1:14 pm #1488
You know once he commits his mind to a project – he starts it, and he has to see it through to the end. All the way to the sweet, sweet end!!! X O X O
Uh-oh, I guess you’ve never heard of the “Hoodoo” project… Or Blue Ridge Rangers follow-up from ’74… Or the Comin’ Down the Road documentary…
Just joking, I’ll be crossing my fingers for 2014!August 26, 2013 at 8:28 pm #1415
Although the original press release called for a 2014 release, I don’t see that happening. John’s got tour dates the rest of the year, and last we heard, he hasn’t even found a professional co-writer for the memoirs. (although I personally think David Wild would be the ideal cowriter for John, given his experience and their close relationship)
I actually wouldn’t mind him pushing the memoirs back a year or two. It would give him more time to tour, add more substance to the book. And with the possibility of a CCR reunion becoming more likely, I’d like to think he’d hold off on the book for that very important chapter.August 11, 2013 at 10:54 am #1357
I believe the album has sold between 120k – 130k copies. It took 6 or 7 weeks for the album to drop out of Billboard’s Top 40 albums chart. Right now, it still remains on the Billboard 200 chart.
(side note: CCR’s Chronicle is an all-time-high 22nd on the charts this week)June 30, 2013 at 3:42 pm #1092
Pretty sure that John tried to get the Black Keys on this CD. In an interview last April, he said: “I’m hoping that the Black Keys will record a track. They’ve agreed, but it’s hard to find a spot in their schedule.” Guess it never panned out. They would’ve done a great job with “Run Through the Jungle.”
Because John and Bruce Springsteen are such good friends, he probably tried to get Bruce on the CD. But Bruce started a world tour in 2012, so they probably had scheduling issues. Bruce would’ve done a great job with “Travelin’ High” or “Rockin all Over the World.”
I also recall John meeting the Fleet Foxes once. Would like to see that collaboration, perhaps on “It’s Just a Thought.” John Mellencamp would be a good guest too.