Creedence Clearwater Revival’s momentum in 1969 is not entirely without parallel in rock ’n’ roll history. Other artists have had feverishly productive years, too — but the list isn’t a long one. The band released three multi-platinum albums that year: Bayou Country, which hit No. 7 on the Billboard chart, Green River, which topped it, […]
Most people consider it a good year when they get a new job, possibly move, get married, have a kid, take a memorable vacation or any combination of the above and other notable life events. John Fogerty? Well, he considers 1969 a pretty good year, a fairly memorable one, an “extraordinary” one, in fact. Read the […]
“…the curtain fell down and there was Fogerty and his five-piece band tying right into Born On the Bayou. The crowd was delirious already.” Read the full review at the StarPheonix
John Fogerty may have been born on the bayou, but he was right at home in Moose Jaw. The veteran rocker rolled through the Friendly City’s Mosaic Place on Thursday, bringing a full band and a deep catalogue of classics from his solo career and days with Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR) to a sold-out crowd. […]
Here are some photos from the 1969 Tour in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
“The man clearly takes care of himself and his voice; he sounds damn-near close to his recorded counterparts. He’s also a hell of a guitarist, really digging into the scorching solos on songs such as Sweet Hitch-Hiker, from 1972’s Mardi Gras.” Read more at the Winnipeg Free Press
Following the last tour where he alternated between playing Cosmo’s Factory and Born on the Bayou albums in their entireties, on this “One Extraordinary Year” tour Fogerty will be performing only CCR songs released in the year 1969. That was indeed an extraordinary year for this legendary American band. They released an astounding three albums over a 12 month […]
The year 1969 is responsible for some of the most iconic, indelible images in American history. Neil Armstrong saluting the red, white and blue on the surface of the moon. Blissed-out counterculture revellers, all wide-eyed, flower crowns and dirty feet, at Woodstock. John and Yoko, dishevelled and in love, during their bed-in for peace. A […]
Art Critic Fish Griwkowsky of the Edmonton Journal looks at the week ahead in the Arts and Entertainment in Edmonton. View the Hot List here.