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‪John Fogerty‬, 'Wrote a Song for Everyone'
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‪John Fogerty‬, 'Wrote a Song for Everyone'

Here the legendary John Fogerty has recut a dozen classics, most from the Creedence era, with luminaries such as Bob Seger ("Who’ll Stop the Rain"), My Morning Jacket ("Long As I Can See the Light"), Keith Urban ("Almost Saturday Night"), Foo Fighters ("Fortunate Son"), Kid Rock ("Born on the Bayou") and others. The result underscores the timelessness of Fogerty's tunes; more shocking, these versions stand up to the originals.

From the RS review: "It affirms the living history in his greatest hits – that of a great nation still being born."

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