DATE: MAY 16, 2013
SET FOR HIGH-PROFILE TV APPEARANCES
IN ADVANCE OF HIS MUCH-ANTICIPATED ALBUM
‘WROTE A SONG FOR EVERYONE’ OUT MAY 28th
PERFORMANCES INCLUDE TWO CONSECUTIVE NIGHTS ON
THE “LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN” MAY 21 AND 22
JOHN FOGERTY–one of rock’s most important artists and a national treasure who’s sold over 100 million albums–will make multiple TV appearances throughout this month in advance of the May 28 release of WROTE A SONG FOR EVERYONE (Vanguard Records). A celebration of FOGERTY’s iconic songbook, the much-anticipated album is a collection of 12 classics and deep tracks (Creedence Clearwater Revival and solo material) from his remarkable canon of hits recorded in collaboration with today’s biggest superstars from the country, pop and rock worlds, plus two brand new solo songs.
The Grammy Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee is set for two consecutive nights on the “Late Show with David Letterman.” He’ll perform May 21 with his band and May 22 with Dawes, the band with whom he recorded “Someday Never Comes” for WROTE A SONG FOR EVERYONE. FOGERTY will also perform May 23 on “The View” and be interviewed May 20 on “CBS This Morning.” *See listing below.
Underlining his enormous influence on music includes the world of country music, FOGERTY will perform his classic “Born On The Bayou” May 19 on the ACM Presents: Tim McGraw’s Superstar Summer Night Special (CBS, 9:00 PM ET/PT) with McGraw, Keith Urban, Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan. FOGERTY will also be featured May 18 (9:00 PM) on HBO for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame HBO induction special performing “I Love L.A.” with new inductee Randy Newman as well as Tom Petty and Jackson Browne. FOGERTY also joins the show’s grand finale, with inductees Rush and Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, as well as inductee Chuck D., Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Gary Clark Jr., and more.
WROTE A SONG FOR EVERYONE marks FOGERTY‘s ninth studio solo album since disbanding Creedence Clearwater Revival. Mixed by Bob Clearmountain, it was recorded in Los Angeles and Nashville except for “Proud Mary” which was recorded in New Orleans with Allen Toussaint and the Rebirth Brass Band. FOGERTY recorded “Fortunate Son” with Foo Fighters at their 606 studio using “the” legendary Neve recording console featured in the #1 iTunes documentary Sound City.
May 18: Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame – HBO – 9:00pm (ET/PT)
May 19: ACM Presents: Tim McGraw’s Superstar Summer Night Special – CBS 9:00pm (ET/PT)
May 20: CBS This Morning – CBS – 7:00-9:00am (ET/PT)
May 21 & 22: Late Night with Letterman – CBS 11:30pm (ET/PT)
May 23: The View – ABC – 11am-12noon ET (check local listings for additional times)
About John Fogerty:
John Fogerty–singer, songwriter and guitarist–has sold over 100 million records, earning 18 Gold Albums and 10 Platinum Albums. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, won the Grammy Award for his album Blue Moon Swamp in 1997 and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005. He is also a BMI Icon Award Winner. In addition, Fogerty and his #1 phenomenal recording “Centerfield” were honored during the 2010 National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies–the first time the National Baseball Hall of Fame has immortalized a musician or song as part of the annual ceremonies. He’s also called the “Father of the Flannel Shirt.”
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