John Fogerty

John Cameron Fogerty (born May 28, 1945) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Together with Doug Clifford, Stu Cook, and his brother Tom Fogerty, he founded the band Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR), for which he was the lead singer, lead guitarist, and principal songwriter. The group had nine top-10 singles and eight gold albums between 1968 and 1972, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.[6]

John Fogerty
John Fogerty in 2000
Background information
Birth nameJohn Cameron Fogerty
Born (1945-05-28) May 28, 1945 (age 76)
Berkeley, California, U.S.
OriginEl Cerrito, California, U.S.[1]
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • singer–songwriter
  • record producer
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • vocals
  • harmonica
  • keyboards
Years active1959–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitejohnfogerty.com

Since CCR parted ways in 1972, Fogerty has had a successful solo career,[7] which continues. He was listed on Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Songwriters (at number 40)[8] and the list of 100 Greatest Singers (at number 72).[9] His songs include "Proud Mary", "Bad Moon Rising", "Fortunate Son", "Green River", "Down on the Corner", "Who'll Stop the Rain", "Centerfield" and "The Old Man Down the Road".