John Fogerty

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Date of Birth May 28, 1945
Place of Birth Berkeley, California
Age 75 years old
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John Fogerty

John Cameron Fogerty 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, 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. Since CCR parted ways in 1972, Fogerty has had a successful solo career, which continues to the present. He was listed on Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Songwriters and the list of 100 Greatest Singers. His songs include "Proud Mary", "Down on the Corner", "Who'll Stop the Rain", "Centerfield", "Bad Moon Rising", "Green River", and "Fortunate Son".

Birth name: John Cameron Fogerty
Born: May 28, 1945, Berkeley, California, U.S.
Genres: Roots rock, rock and roll, country rock, blue-eyed soul
Occupation(s): Musician, singer–songwriter, record producer
Instruments: Guitar, vocals, harmonica, drums, pedal steel guitar, dobro, bass, fiddle, saxophone, piano
Years active: 1959–present
Labels: Verve Forecast, Fantasy, Asylum, Warner Bros, DreamWorks, Geffen, Vanguard, BMG
Associated acts: Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Golliwogs, The Blue Velvets
Website: John Fogerty's Official site
Twitter: John Fogerty's Twitter profile
IMDb: John Fogerty's IMDb

About John Fogerty

Singer and guitarist for Creedence Clearwater Revival, best known for hits such as "Fortunate Son" and "Have You Ever Seen The Rain." Fogerty later pursued a successful solo career. Fogerty announced in 2012 that he was writing a memoir about his career.

Before Fame

He took guitar lessons from Barry Olivier. One of his first bands was called The Blue Velvets.

Achievement

He is listed on Rolling Stone's list of 100 Greatest Guitarists and 100 Greatest Singers.

Family Life

He married Martha Paiz on September 4, 1965; after their divorce, he married Julie Lebiedzinski on April 20, 1991. He has two sons named Shane and Tyler and two daughters named Lyndsay and Kelsy.

Associations

He was once in The Blue Velvets with Doug Clifford.

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