John Fogerty: How CCR Became A Multi-Million Dollar Brand

I spoke to John Fogerty, lead guitarist for the band Creedence Clearwater Revival, about how his upbringing in Berkeley contributed to his long term success, how the business of music has changed since he started, how he was able to recruit a strong team (band), what he learned as a solo artist and his best tips to today’s musicians.

John Fogerty Says Writing His Revealing 'Fortunate Son' Memoir 'Was a Lot Harder Than I Ever Imagined'

John Fogerty had to be talked into writing his revealing new memoir -- Fortunate Son: My LIfe, My Music, which publishes on Tuesday. "The push, or the incentive, really came from my wife (and manager) Julie," Fogerty tells Billboard. "I don't know that I would've kept at it had it been only my idea. The process was certainly a lot harder than I ever imagined...."

Where John Fogerty’s Songs Come From

I was very young,” John Fogerty said, late last month, on the phone from his home in California. “I was three, three and a half, maybe. My mom sat me down and presented me with a little children’s record. One side was ‘Oh! Susanna,’ which I really loved. The other side was ‘Camptown Races.’

'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.

John Fogerty Joins The Voice as Adam Levine's Advisor

Get ready to rock – John Fogerty is set to join The Voice as an advisor. The Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman is officially joining Team Adam this season to help mentor Adam Levine's contestants during the competition, NBC confirms to PEOPLE exclusively. "Hangin' with Adam, singing 'Lookin' Out My Backdoor' with him … [I'm] just having the time of my life right now. Adam has an incredible voice and I am honored that he asked me to join him," Fogerty says.