John Fogerty Addresses ‘Fortunate Son’ Concert for Valor Controversy

John Fogerty Addresses ‘Fortunate Son’ Concert for Valor Controversy

John Fogerty has responded to criticism of Bruce Springsteen, Dave Grohl and Zac Brown’s performance of “Fortunate Son” – the hit single Fogerty wrote while a member of his former band, Creedence Clearwater Revival – at the Concert for Valor earlier this week.

The lyrics to the 1969 song reference rich people who orchestrate wars and then draft the poor to fight in them. People have criticized the musicians’ decision to play the song at a Veterans Day event.

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