Posts Tagged ‘John Fogerty’
Paul Simon closed another highly successful Hard Rock Calling festival in London’s Hyde Park yesterday (July 15).
Simon entertained the crowd with nearly three hours of classic songs spanning his Simon and Garfunkel and solo careers. The 70-year-old’s set included a complete run through of his 1986 album “Graceland,” with trumpet player Hugh Masekela and Ladysmith Black Mambazo, the South African male choir who appeared on the original album.
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Hard Rock Calling, Hard Rock Calling Festival, Iggy Pop, John Fogerty, Paul Simon, Soundgarden, Tom Morello
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|Roy Orbison’s biggest hit “Oh, Pretty Woman” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.
“Oh, Pretty Woman” was released in August 1964, backed with “Yo Te Amo Maria.” It wouldn’t appear on an album until the November 1965 release of “Orbisongs – Roy Orbison,” which came out in November 1965.
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, Chris Isaak, Chris Isaak Beyond the Sun, John Fogerty, Oh Pretty Woman, Roy Orbison, Van Halen
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Legendary rocker, John Fogerty, will guest star on Fox’s new TV series, “The Finder,” which debuts in the US tonight (Jan 12).
The former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman wrote the theme tune for the show and he will also appear in the first episode playing a stripped down version of his signature song “Fortunate Son.” You’ll be able to download that rendition of “Fortunate Son” at JohnFogerty.com for a week after the show airs.
Tags: Creedence Clearwater Revival, Fortunate Son, John Fogerty, The Finder
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|Next month will see the release of what promises to be an outstanding three-DVD set containing the best footage from last year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary shows held at Madison Square Garden.|
Tags: 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Concerts, Bruce Springsteen, John Fogerty, mick jagger, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Simon and Garfunkel, stevie wonder
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|Creedence Clearwater Revival had their first top ten hit with this week’s Song of the Week, “Proud Mary.”|
Tags: Creedence Clearwater Revival, Ike and Tina Turner, John Fogerty, Proud Mary
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