John Fogerty Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Career, Songs, Albums, Net Worth

John Fogerty is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Together with Doug Clifford, Stu Cook, and his brother Tom Fogerty, founded the band Creedence Clearwater Revival, for which he was the lead singer, lead guitarist and principal songwriter. The group of nine top-ten singles and eight gold albums between 1968 and 1972, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.

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John Fogerty Biography

John Fogerty is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Together with Doug Clifford, Stu Cook, and his brother Tom Fogerty, founded the band Creedence Clearwater Revival, for which he was the lead singer, lead guitarist and principal songwriter. The group of nine top-ten singles and eight gold albums between 1968 and 1972, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.

John Fogerty Age

Fogerty celebrates his birthday on the 28th of May every year. Born in 1945, he is 74 years old as of 2019.

John Fogerty Family

John Fogerty (born John Cameron Fogerty) was born in Berkeley, California, and grew up in El Cerrito, California. He is one of five sons born to Galen Robert and Edith Lucile Fogerty. His father was a native of South Dakota and worked as a Linotype operator for the Berkeley Gazette, while her mother Lucile Fogerty was from Great Falls, Montana. John’s parents converted to Catholicism (was two years old by then).

John Fogerty Education

John Fogerty first attended a Catholic school in Berkeley named the “School of the Madeleine”. After one year, he was enrolled in nearby Harding Grammar School. He later attended St. Mary’s High School, then transferred to El Cerrito High School.

While at El Cerrito High School, he met the other future members of CCR and took guitar lessons from Berkeley Folk Festival creator/producer Barry Olivier. Fogerty had an older brother, Tom, who was a guitarist and bandmate in the group that became CCR. He spent summer vacations at Putah Creek, near Winters, California, which became the subject of the Creedence Clearwater Revival song “Green River”.

John Fogerty Wife

Fogerty married Martha Paiz in 1965 but the couple divorced in the 1970s due to alcoholism. His father then met Julie Kramer in 1986 while on tour in Indianapolis, Indiana, and they married in Elkhart, Indiana, on April 20, 1991.

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John Fogerty Children | John Fogerty Kids

Kramer had a daughter from a previous marriage. Fogerty and Julie have two sons and a daughter; Shane Fogerty (born 1991-age 28 years), Tyler Fogerty (born 1992-age 27 years), Kelsy Cameron Fogerty (born 5 October 2001-age 17 years) and Lyndsay Fogerty (born 19840-age 35 years).

John Fogerty The Old Man Down the Road

“The Old Man Down the Road” is a song by American rock artist John Fogerty. Its release was in December 1984 as the lead single from Fogerty’s comeback album, Centerfield. The song became a top 10 hit single, peaking at number 10 on the US Billboard Hot 100, and spending three weeks at the number-one spot on the Billboard Top Rock Tracks chart.

John Fogerty Centerfield

Centerfield is that the third solo studio album by musician John Fogerty. Released in 1985, it spawned the hit singles “The previous Man Down the Road”, “Rock and Roll Girls” and also the title track “Centerfield”.

This was Fogerty’s first album in nine years; After Asylum Records rejected his Hoodoo album, he decided to take a long break from the music business because of legal battles with his record company. In the meanwhile, Fogerty’s recording contract with Asylum Records was reassigned to co-owned Warner Bros. Records, therefore, this album was the primary free on the Warner Bros. label.

Fogerty competes for all the instruments on this album himself, because of overdubbing. The image on the quilt shows associate degree old school, “beat-up glove”, as referenced in the title song, and text similar to a logo of a baseball team, setting the mood for the track. The RIAA has certified the album double-platinum (2 million album sales).

The twenty-fifth day of remembrance Edition was free on Saints Peter and Paul, 2010 and options the initial album, digitally remastered, and adds a try of rare bonus tracks, each of that free as B-sides to 45s released in 1986; A cover of Rockin’ Sidney Simien’s Zydeco hit “My Toot Toot” (taken from Fogerty’s “Change in the Weather” single, featuring Sidney himself on accordion) and 1950s R&B/doo-wop gem “I Confess” by Teddy Vann and Nathaniel Nathan (from Fogerty’s “Eye of the Zombie” single). The review at Blogcritics incorrectly credits “I Confess” to Bay Area gospel group The Four Rivers.

John Fogerty Albums

  • The Blue Ridge Rangers – 1973
  • John Fogerty – 1975
  • Centerfield – 1985
  • Eye of the Zombie – 1986
  • Blue Moon Swamp – 1997
  • Deja Vu All Over Again – 2004
  • Revival – 2007
  • The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again – 2009
  • Wrote a Song for Everyone – 2013

John Fogerty Songs

  • Almost Saturday Night
  • Back In The Hills
  • Between The Lines
  • Big Train (from Memphis)
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Blues
  • Brown-eyed Girl
  • California Blues (Blue Yodel #4)
  • Call It Pretending
  • Centerfield
  • Change In The Weather
  • Comin’ Down The Road
  • Don’t Tell Me No Lies
  • Dream Song
  • Dream—song
  • Evil Thing
  • Eye Of The Zombie
  • Fight Fire
  • Flyin’ Away
  • Fragile Child
  • Goin’ Back Home
  • Have Thine Own Way Lord
  • Have Thine Own Way, Lord
  • Headlines
  • Hearts Of Stone
  • Henrietta
  • Hoodoo Man
  • Jambalaya (On The Bayou)
  • Knockin’ On Your Door
  • Leave My Woman Alone
  • Little Girl (Does Your Mama Know)
  • Lonely Teardrops
  • Mr. Greed
  • My Toot Toot
  • On The Run
  • Please Help Me I’m Falling
  • Please Help Me, I’m Falling
  • Porterville
  • Ricochet
  • Rock And Roll Girls
  • Rockin’ All Over The World
  • Sail Away
  • Sea Cruise
  • Searchlight
  • She Thinks I Still Care
  • Soda Pop
  • Somewhere Listening (for My Name)
  • Telephone
  • The Old Man Down The Road
  • The Wall
  • Today I Started Loving You Again
  • Travelin’ High
  • Vanz Kant Danz
  • Violence Is Golden
  • Walking On The Water
  • Wasn’t That A Woman
  • Where The River Flows
  • Where You Been
  • Workin’ On A Building
  • You Better Be Careful

John Fogerty Net Worth

His successful musical career has earned him a net worth of $70 million dollars.

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