John Fogerty On CCR's Dark Days, Marking Saul Zaentz's Death, And His Ultimate Triumph: Interview

John Fogerty On CCR's Dark Days, Marking Saul Zaentz's Death, And His Ultimate Triumph: Interview

John Fogerty is as close as the U.S. gets to roll and roll royalty. With both his band, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and as a solo act, Fogerty has singlehandedly provided the soundtrack to people’s lives for nearly 50 years.

In his new autobiography, Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music, named about the 1969 CCR hit, Fogerty, 70, unflinchingly relates his often troubled childhood in Northern California, his uneasy alliances in CCR with his late brother Tom Fogerty, bassist Stu Cook and drummer Doug Clifford (let’s just say it was not a band of equals), as well as his absolute joy in creating music and meeting his muse and love of his life, his wife Julie.

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