Born: Apr 24, 1945 AD
Currently alive, at 68 years of age.
1945 - Born on the 24th of April, in Palo Alto, California.
1958 - The band started out as The Blue Velvets, formed by John Fogerty, he and Stu Cook in El Cerrito, California. They were an instrumental trio.
1959 - Began backing Tom Fogerty, John's older brother, on fraternity house gigs and in the recording studio.
1964 - The band recorded two songs for Fantasy Records, a local label based in San Francisco at that time.
1970 - His CCR released yet another new double A-Side 45, Travelin' Band/Who'll Stop the Rain.
1971 - The band did not release an album, but did put out a Top 10 single, Sweet Hitch-Hiker, and toured both in the U.S. and in Europe. In spite of their continuing commercial success, relations between the remaining band members continued to deteriorate.
1972 - On the 16th of October, Fantasy Records officially announced that Creedence Clearwater Revival had disbanded. After CCR broke up, he and former CCR bassist Stu Cook joined Don Harrison in the Don Harrison Band.
1995 - He and Cook formed the band Creedence Clearwater Revisited.
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