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John Fogerty

American musician, songwriter

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.

John Fogerty
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Fogerty performing in concert in Grona Lund, Stockholm, Sweden, 2010
Background information
Birth nameJohn Cameron Fogerty
Born (1945-05-28) 28 May 1945 (age 74)
Berkeley, California, United States
GenresRoots rock, country rock, blues rock, swamp pop, Southern rock, rock and roll, heartland rock, Americana
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, record producer
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals, harmonica, piano keyboards
Years active1959–present
LabelsVerve Forecast, Fantasy, Asylum, Warner Bros., DreamWorks, Geffen
Associated actsCreedence Clearwater Revival, The Golliwogs
WebsiteOfficial website

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.[1] 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.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "41 Years Ago: Creedence Clearwater Revival Break Up". Ultimate Classic Rock.com. Retrieved 2014-01-03.
  2. "John Fogerty revels in new 'Revival' album, tour". USA Today. Retrieved 2014-01-03.

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