CLEARWATER FLOWS - Unique tour theme makes Fogerty a plumber of '69

CLEARWATER FLOWS - Unique tour theme makes Fogerty a plumber of '69

From the 1980s through 1997, John Fogerty refused to play any songs in concert that he wrote for his legendary rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival. 

During that period, he was embroiled in a series of lawsuits over the ownership and use of his Creedence songs. Most of the disputes involved Saul Zaentz, the former head of his record company in the Creedence years, Fantasy Records.

Eventually, Zaentz retained ownership of the Creedence catalog, but Fogerty made peace after his bitter battle, realizing that while he didn’t own his Creedence catalog, he knew -- and so did his fans -- who wrote the songs and he should reclaim that part of his life and legacy by once again playing the songs in concert.

Read more at The Daily Herald