'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.

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

John Fogerty draws area fans to classic show

During his on-stage guitar demo, he shared a rift on a Telecaster and the story of his first Les Paul Custom. He also strayed from the typical Fogerty sound when he played a solo section that would make Eddie Van Halen stop in his tracks.


While 1969 was undoubtedly the most prolific year in the professional life of John Fogerty, the rock and roll legend wasn’t about to put any limitations on his current tour.

Singer-guitarist John Fogerty Revels in Revisiting His Early Years

That was good news for the fans that packed Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica last night as the tour swung through town. They were clearly there to hear the songs that Fogerty has refused to play. And the 70-year-old Fogerty, whose raspy voice still sounds as good as it ever did, didn't disappoint.