While many of their San Francisco contemporaries were making music that resonated with the psychedelic scene of that time, Creedence Clearwater Revival was, as The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame puts it, “an unapologetic throwback to the golden era of rock and roll.”
John Fogerty is recognized as one of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time, but those skills have might have overshadowed his true artistic passion. On Feedback with Nik Carter and Lori Majewski, the C
reedence Clearwater Revival frontman discussed how his guitar-playing has flown under the radar throughout his career.
Taking the stage to his five-piece backup band already getting in gear, the blue plaid-cladded Fogerty kicked off the night with the fitting Travelin’ Band and then proceeded to put on a show that, yes, concisely and unequivocally displayed how remarkable he and his gifts as a songwriter, guitarist and entertainer truly are.
He played Travelin’ Band, Green River, and Born on the Bayou off the top and with tenacity, chasing after guitar solos like they stole his milk money. A septuagenarian with this many springs in his step? On most nights, an unheard-of proposition.