John Fogerty

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    June 13, 2014

    5 Dad-Rock Albums Your Father Loves (And You Should, Too)

    Let's face it: "Dad-rock" doesn't really have a positive association when applied to music. It has an ugly suburban connotation, the sort of music the triggers nostalgia in the minivan on the way to soccer practice of the days before marriage and children shattered his independence. Abe Simpson sw ... More >>

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    May 7, 2014

    Music for Running: A Guide to the Perfect Playlist

    I love running to music. The pavement is my dance floor and I can go for hours. Any given morning on Tempe Town Lake I will jog, playing air guitar to the riff of David Bowie's "Rebel Rebel" if no one is looking. The amount of fun I have on the trail has translated into a healthy turnaround for me. ... More >>

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    March 6, 2014
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    March 19, 2013

    The Best Shows of SXSW 2013

    This year, Houston Press music blog Rocks Off and Dallas Observer music blog DC-9 at Night, the music blog at our sister paper Dallas Observer, teamed up to bring you only the choicest moments from last week's SXSW madness. John Fogerty: Creedence Clearwater Revival survivor John Fogerty gets overl ... More >>

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    September 27, 2012
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    August 15, 2012

    Alanis Morissette, John Legend, Japandroids, and More Just Announced Concerts

    She might be person most to blame for the misuse of the word "ironic" in America, but who cares? We've always had a soft spot for Alanis Morissette. Jagged Little Pill was such an unforgettable album from the '90s, and its "pissed off at the world" attitude felt relatable at the time (and it still d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2012

    Five Must-See Shows This Weekend

    Curious what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Creedence Clearwater Revisited's Doug Clifford on The Big Lebowski and The Chances of a CCR Reunion

    You're not going to get any argument out of us: John Fogerty is the voice of Creedence Clearwater Revival. That's no slight to John "Bulldog" Tristao, the gentleman who handles vocals for Creedence Clearwater Revisited. Tristao does a great job singing the classics, but no one is going to suggest th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Incoming: The Black Keys, El-P, Sharon Van Etten

    Blues rock masters The Black Keys have been on top of the world lately. They've toured the globe, sold out Madison Square Garden twice, and headlined every music festival under the sun (including this year's Coachella fest, where they teamed up with Creedence Clearwater Revival's John Fogerty during ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2011

    French Quarter Tour Diary - Week 1

    ​I won't attempt to explain the amalgam of esoteric in-jokes that manifested into the tour poster seen above. There's a perfectly good but lengthy explanation for why the four of us chose to put John Fogerty's head on a French Quarter t-shirt, gave him dice for eyes and exhorted the viewer to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    The Best and Worst Baseball Songs

    As a lifelong baseball fan, these lists come from the heart. Some lesser-known ballads will have their day in the sun while other too-oft worshiped pieces of garbage will finally be called out. I am not doing this to make any friends. It is all for the love of the game.

  • Music

    April 7, 2011
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    April 9, 2010

    Sundown Showdown, Darkness Dear Boy, The Shizz, Crotch Rockitt, and More

    Rumspringer is scheduled to perform at Saturday's Shizz CD release party at Trunk Space.​Need something to do tonight? What about Saturday or Sunday? If you've been smart enough to squirrel away your simoleons, there's probably enough green in the bank account to afford trip to the Elvis Costell ... More >>

  • Music

    April 8, 2010
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    April 8, 2010
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    February 9, 2010

    Bonnaroo 2010 Lineup Announced: Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon, Weezer, Stevie Wonder and More

    ​Tennessee's Bonnaroo music festival has announced a full line-up for this June. No real surprises here: Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon, Stevie Wonder, Jay-Z, Weezer, and the Flaming Lips are the top of the pile.The Dead Weather, Phoenix, John Fogerty, Jimmy Cliff, Tenacious D, Zac Brown Band, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Top 10 Albums of 2009: Mike R. Meyer

    Up on the Sun is counting down the days until the unveiling of music editor Martin Cizmar's personal Best of 2009 list with some other lists from Phoenix New Times' stable of excellent freelancers. Today we bring you a list from Mike R. Meyer, a New Times contributor, wannabe musician, video game en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2009

    Alan Jackson Keeps It Old School at Country Thunder

    The annual Country Thunder festival at the dusty Canyon Moon Ranch just outside of Florence is country music's version of a cattle drive, where over four days some of the bigger names in country music are herded on stage to bleat their biggest hits, then lassoed off to make way for the next artist. ... More >>

  • Music

    October 4, 2007

    Shawn Camp & Billy Burnette

    The Bluegrass Elvises, Vol. 1
    (Thirty Tigers)

  • Music

    July 12, 2007
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    August 24, 2006

    John Fogerty and Willie Nelson

    The relevance in the room

  • Music

    April 7, 2005

    Take Me Out . . .

    . . . to the ball game

  • Calendar

    July 29, 2004
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    January 23, 2003


    Lost and Found 2nd Edition (Instinct Records)

  • Music

    March 21, 2002


    With its second record, Fine China breaks the news that, really, rock 'n' roll isn't that big a deal

  • Music

    January 17, 2002

    Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy Records)

  • Music

    September 13, 2001

    Miracle Worker

    Former Dream Syndicate leader Steve Wynn puts the ghost of his old band to rest with the finest album of his career

  • Music

    July 19, 2001

    Pop Music

    Jimmy Eat World's new release is a pop meisterwork. But will their fans like it?

  • Music

    November 30, 2000

    The Schramms, Tom Heyman, Matt Piucci, and Guru Guru

    One Hundred Questions, Boarding House Rules (Innerstate), Hellenes (Inbetweens USA), 2000 Gurus (Funfundvierzig, dist. by Innerspace)

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    Lou Ford

    Alan Freed's Radio (Headhunter/Cargo)

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Fill 'er Up

    10-gallon hats and 10-gallon gas tanks come to mind when BR5-49 plays

  • Music

    March 16, 2000

    Triumph of the Underdogs

    For 25 years, Bug Music has protected the rights of songwriters. In the process, they've gotten Willie Dixon's songs back from Led Zeppelin and transformed Iggy Pop into a TV-commercial composer.

  • Music

    August 12, 1999

    Brand New Year

    The Bottle Rockets' Brian Henneman gives up on the music biz, and settles for just making music

  • Music

    April 8, 1999

    It's Still Rotten Joel to Me

    Hall of Fame's recent induction of Billy Joel makes a bad idea seem that much worse

  • Music

    November 26, 1998

    Kiss the Culprit

    Did Kiss rip off an old Alice Cooper anthem, or is this just a case of sincere homage?

  • Music

    November 5, 1998

    The Look of Love Lost

    Two new releases pit the new songs of Bacharach & Costello against the old classics of Bacharach & David

  • Music

    September 17, 1998

    Honky-Tonk Angels

    The Valley's longest-twanging C&W/rock outfit charms a third time with a no-nonsense new CD

  • Music

    August 28, 1997

    Unfortunate Son

    After a lost decade of legal wrangling, John Fogerty pulls himself out of the swamp

  • Calendar

    August 28, 1997
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    May 22, 1997
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    February 13, 1997

    What's Soul Got to Do With It?

    Ike & Tina's sizzling Carnegie Hall date, plus previews of Big Jack Johnson and James Harman

  • Music

    August 8, 1996

    If It's Misfits, You Must Acquit

    Can Earth A.D. 1996 take a Glenn Danzig-less, Jerry Only-led Misfits seriously?

  • Music

    August 1, 1996

    Contract and Expel

    Famous parting shots from artists formerly "under exclusive arrangement" with their labels

  • Music

    May 16, 1996

    The Rebirth of Emmylou Harris

    The vocalist reinvents herself on a new album

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    May 9, 1996
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    November 9, 1995