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'Fortunate Son' Fogerty dishes on book

Had John Fogerty managed to get every important story into Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music (Little, Brown), "you'd have 15,000 pages." Instead, the memoir, out Oct. 6, runs a little more than 400, covering the singer's childhood, his years as frontman for Creedence Clearwater Revival and the often difficult years that followed the group's acrimonious breakup.

John Fogerty on New Memoir and Why He Sort of Likes Donald Trump

John Fogerty's new book, Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music, was partially born out frustration with the way he often saw his story portrayed in the press. "I'd talk to a newspaper or magazine, and what I said never really came out right," he says. "In fact, it really looked bad in print when I saw myself complaining or anything about something. Finally I just said to myself, 'I'm gonna write a book.'"

Vegas has a lot of pow' for John Fogerty

"The production we've been doing certainly had extra elements, a lot of visual elements," says Fogerty, who plans to perform other band and solo favorites, from Have You Ever Seen the Rain? to Centerfield. "We're going to use that as a frame of reference, and see if we shake it up a little bit."

John Fogerty Promotes New Memoir With George Thorogood Troubadour Chat, In-Store Appearances In N.Y., L.A.

JOHN FOGERTY will sit down for an intimate conversation with GEORGE THOROGOOD at L.A.'s famed TROUBADOUR to discuss his upcoming memoir, "Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music," on MONDAY, OCTOBER 12th. Tickets went on sale the morning at 10a (PT). Celebrating the OCTOBER 6th release of his book, FOGERTY will be joined by longtime friend THOROGOOD for “An Evening In Conversation with JOHN FOGERTY” about his life and the events detailed in the autobiography.

John Fogerty Tells His Version of Creedence Clearwater Revival's Fractious History in New Memoir: Exclusive Excerpt

Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music, the forthcoming memoir from Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty, tells the singer's version of the band’s fractious history and long legal battle with producer Saul Zaentz. In this exclusive excerpt, Fogerty, now 70, explains why he refused to play with former bandmates Stu Cook and Doug Clifford at CCR’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.