F is for the Fogerty brothers of CCR

CCR even appeared at Woodstock, though most people don’t remember that.

Stu, John, Doug, Tom
John Fogerty, Doug Clifford, and Stu Cook met in junior high school, and soon backed John’s older brother Tom on some gigs. Eventually they became a band, with Doug on drums, Stu – formerly on piano – switching to bass, and Tom on rhythm guitar, as John became “the band’s lead vocalist and primary songwriter.” In Tom Fogerty’s words: ‘I could sing, but John had a sound!'” That he did.

The group had a hit with their second single, a cover of Continue reading “F is for the Fogerty brothers of CCR”