The first of our June UCR Hall of Fame Semifinal round matches finds two legendary California-based bands -- the Doors and Creedence Clearwater Revival -- pitted against each other. Each month, our readers will determine which of eight legendary artists or bands is immortalized forever for their contributions to classic rock history.
Creedence Clearwater Revival
One of England's most important hard rock bands lines up against one of America's greatest roots-rock outfits as Deep Purple battles Creedence Clearwater Revival in round one of June's UCR Hall of Fame election. Each month, our readers will determine which of eight legendary artists or bands is immortalized forever for their contributions to classic rock history.
In Creedence Clearwater Revival and his solo career, John Fogerty has found a way to blend age-old wisdom with current event commentary – something worth celebrating in this list of the Top 10 John Fogerty Lyrics. Bruce Springsteen once called Fogerty the Hank Williams of his generation, likely because the Creedence frontman – just like old Hank – c
Legendary rocker John Fogerty has teamed up with an all-star cast for his new album 'Wrote a Song for Everyone,' on which he re-visits a number of the hits he wrote for Creedence Clearwater Revival in new recordings with guest appearances from Foo Fighters, Kid Rock and Bob Seger, as well as country stars like Miranda Lambert and Alan Jackson. In an interview to promote the new album, Fogerty clarified his position on the longstanding tensions between he and his former CCR band mates, and why he feels he can never reunite with them.
John Fogerty came to feel that Creedence Clearwater Revival's deal with Fantasy Records was unfair and onerous, and he eventually agreed to cede an even larger percentage of the money from that catalog to extricate himself. On his 1985 album 'Centerfield' he included two songs that were thinly-veiled attacks on Fantasy Records President Saul Zaentz, who responded
John Fogerty has confirmed that his upcoming album will be centered around classic Creedence Clearwater Revival songs, but the album's engineer says the result is completely new songs. Kid Rock, Bob Seger, Jennifer Hudson and the Foo Fighters are among the confirmed musicians who contributed to 'Wrote a Song for Everyone.'