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John Fogerty

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    John Fogerty is known as one of the best songwriters of all time, aside from his astounding guitar playing and vocal talent. As a founding member of Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR), he experienced immense success with his group from 1962 until the band dissolved in 1972, when Fogerty set off in 1973 on what became years of accolades during his solo career. Fogerty’s hit songs include “Proud Mary”, “Down On The Corner”, “Bad Moon Rising”, “Green River”, and “Fortunate Son”. His 1997 album Blue Moon Swamp won the Grammy Award for Rock Album of the Year. Rolling Stone Magazine recognized Fogerty on its list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists as well as 100 Greatest Singers. Along with his solo success, CCR was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, and Fogerty was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1998.