John Fogerty facts for kids
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Fogerty performing in concert in Grona Lund, Stockholm, Sweden, 2010
|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|
|Associated acts||Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Golliwogs|
After CCR parted ways in 1972, Fogerty had a successful solo career.
He was listed on Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Guitarists (at number 40) and the list of 100 Greatest Singers (at number 72). His songs include "Proud Mary", "Down on the Corner", "Centerfield", "Bad Moon Rising", "Green River", and "Fortunate Son".
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.
He is currently married to Julie Kramer. They have one daughter from Kramer's previous marriage, two sons and a daughter.
Images for kids
Fogerty at the Beacon Theatre, November 11, 2013
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