John Cameron Fogerty (born May 28, 1945) is an American musician, songwriter and guitarist. He is best known for his time with the roots rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR), as well as his time as a solo musician.
|Birth name||John Cameron Fogerty|
|Born||28 May 1945|
Berkeley, California, United States
|Genres||Roots rock, country rock, blues rock, swamp pop, Southern rock, rock and roll, heartland rock, Americana|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, record producer|
|Instruments||Guitar, vocals, harmonica, piano keyboards|
|Labels||Verve Forecast, Fantasy, Asylum, Warner Bros., DreamWorks, Geffen|
Fogerty was born in Berkeley, California. The first band he was a part of was called The Golliwogs. He started this band with his brother Tom Fogerty, and Doug Clifford and Stu Cook.
In 1966, Fogerty served a United States Army Reserve unit at Fort Bragg, Fort Knox, and Fort Lee. In July 1967, he was discharged. At that time the band changed its name to Creedence Clearwater Revival. The band broke up in 1972. Since then, Fogerty has had a successful solo career.
He is currently married to Julie Kramer. They have one daughter from Kramer's previous marriage, two sons and a daughter.
- ↑ "41 Years Ago: Creedence Clearwater Revival Break Up". Ultimate Classic Rock.com. Retrieved 2014-01-03.
- ↑ "John Fogerty revels in new 'Revival' album, tour". USA Today. Retrieved 2014-01-03.