Singer and guitarist for Creedence Clearwater Revival, best known for hits such as "Fortunate Son" and "Have You Ever Seen The Rain." Fogerty later pursued a successful solo career. Fogerty announced in 2012 that he was writing a memoir about his career.
He took guitar lessons from Barry Olivier. One of his first bands was called The Blue Velvets.
He is listed on Rolling Stone's list of 100 Greatest Guitarists and 100 Greatest Singers.
He married Martha Paiz on September 4, 1965; after their divorce, he married Julie Lebiedzinski on April 20, 1991. He has two sons named Shane and Tyler and two daughters named Lyndsay and Kelsy.
He was once in The Blue Velvets with Doug Clifford.