Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

John Fogerty

Craig Werner, Goldmine, 3 July 1998

Just before he embarked on last summer's Blue Moon Swamp tour, John Fogerty told Goldmine that "the new John and the old John are the same guy." The Blue Moon tour was the first time in nearly a quarter century that Forgerty had incorporated Creedence Clearwater Revival classics like 'Proud Mary', 'Fortunate Son'"and 'Bad Moon Rising' into his touring repertoire. Embittered by a seemingly endless string of legal battles with his old record label, Fantasy, and estranged from his former bandmates, Fogerty had refused to play any CCR material in the 1986 tour that followed up on his No 1 album Centerfield.

Total word count of piece: 3565


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.