John Fogerty-67 today

John Fogerty the frontman for the great Creedence Clearwater Revival- turns 67 today. In the late 1960-s early 70’s there was no band greater than Creedence Clearwater Revival. In a period of three years they released six albums of new material. And the thing is it was all fantastic stuff. One of the things I always loved about Fogerty’s songwriting is he didn’t write love songs. Another thing is during an era of massive drug use by rock performers-Fogerty shunned drugs.CCR had 5 singles get to #2 on the charts but never had a #1.  If Creedence Clearwater Revival isn’t the greatest band in American rock history-they are surely on the short list. I saw Fogerty 15 years ago- after he started playing CCR songs again. Great concert. My Top 5ive favourite CCR songs  5-Have You Ever Seen The Rain?  4-Down On The Corner  3-Lookin’ Out My Back Door  2-Bad Moon Rising  1-Forunate Son.

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