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Official John Fogerty news, music release, tour and appearance updates.


05/04/2015

Music Fest Morning After: John Fogerty

"I’m a generation or more younger than Fogerty, but when I got around the fence and up near the stage I encountered two women at least a decade younger than me, who leapt and yelped in happy recognition at the opening chords of “Lookin’ Out My Backdoor” (It’s one of my favorites too). A few minutes later, people all around me, ages ranging from 20 to 60 were loudly singing the chorus of “Midnight Special” – a deeper cut, not a hit."
05/01/2015

John Fogerty: The Cream Interview

In this Q&A, Fogerty regales the Cream with memories from 1969, the three Creedence albums released during it and how, in 1997, he embraced his Creedence catalog after more than a decade of refusing to play those songs live.
04/30/2015

Late Night Music Roundup: John Fogerty

It was like a gathering of American greats on the Late Show when John Fogerty performed at the invitation of the program’s outgoing host, David Letterman. “Over the years we’ve had such tremendous music. And no greater than tonight,” Letterman told the audience as Fogerty took the stage.
04/30/2015

Music by Turner: Relive 1969 with Fogerty in concert

1969 was quite a year for John Fogerty and his band Creedence Clearwater Revival. Can you imagine a recording artist or group these days recording and releasing three top-10 albums of all-new material in just one year? Those three albums (Bayou Country, Green River and Willy and the Poor Boys) were also chock full of hit singles that remain classic rock staples to this day.
04/30/2015

Beale Street Music Festival: Saturday Band Guide

3 out of 4 critics picked John's set as one to watch at the Beale Street Fest: 10:15 p.m. John Fogerty: One of the most distinctive songwriting and singing voices in all of rock and roll, John Fogerty is a California native who has forged a spectacular body of work plumbing the sounds and imagery of the American South.
04/03/2015

John Fogerty going on '1969' tour, releasing autobiography

1969 was a pretty great year for John Fogerty, whose band Creedence Clearwater Revival put out not one, not two, but three now-classic albums in that same year (Bayou County, Green River and Willy and the Poor Boys). He'll be celebrating the material from those albums (as well as other favorites from throughout his career) on another leg of his "1969" tour which happens throughout the US from May-August.
03/31/2015

John Fogerty to release autobiography

John Fogerty will deliver his much-anticipated memoir, “Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music,” on Oct. 6, according to publisher Little, Brown and Company. The former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman promises to delve extensively into his early days growing up in the East Bay, battling for control of his songs and navigating solo success.
03/02/2015

JOHN FOGERTY ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL “1969” U.S. TOUR DATES

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED TOUR CELEBRATES ONE EXTRAORDINARY YEAR 1969 - The Year Fogerty Wrote & Recorded - For CCR - Three Seminal Albums Auto-Biography Set To Be Released This Fall JOHN FOGERTY’s highly-anticipated world-wide “1969” tour is pleased to announce additional U.S. dates. Beginning May 2nd with a special appearance at the Beale Street Music Festival, the tour will continue to the east coast with stops in North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina before heading south to Florida with sh