1992 – To John Fogerty, a son. He and his wife, Julie, become the proud parents of Tyler Jackson today.
1988 – John Fogerty is victorious in the court case brought against him by Fantasy Records. The label, which owns his recordings with Creedence Clearwater Revival, alleged he plagiarized his own “Run Through the Jungle” on his 1985 hit “The Old Man Down the Road.”
1970 – Creedence Clearwater Revival release their very popular fifth album, Cosmo’s Factory.
1949 – Bruce Springsteen is born in Freehold, N.J., which last time we looked was indeed still in the U.S.A. Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American songwriter, singer and guitarist. He has recorded and toured with the E Street Band. Springsteen is widely known for his brand of heartland rock […]
1941 – Guitarist Steve Cropper of Booker T & The MGs is born in Willow Springs, Mo. He is also a producer, having worked with Jeff Beck and Mitch Ryder, among others. Biography Early life Cropper was born Stephen Lee Cropper on a farm outside Dora, Missouri. In 1950, his family moved to Memphis, Tennessee. […]