1. Dan Rather on His 'Big Interview' With Willie Nelson: 'He Never Ceases to Amaze Me'

    January 12, 2016 9:21 PM EST Dan Rather has been perfecting his craft since 1950 -- when he first went to work for The Associated Press as a reporter in his home state of Texas. And even though he's been on the job for an amazing 66 years, Rather still gets excited when he gets the story.  His latest venture, The…

  2. John Fogerty and Spoon Join John Lennon's 75th Birthday Concert

    December 02, 2015 2:34 PM EST Last month, AMC announced that they would be broadcasting Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert , a tribute telecast to John Lennon and his musical legacy filled with a star-studded bill of performers including  Eric Church , Sheryl Crow and Juanes , among many others. Yoko Ono to…

  3. John Fogerty Says Writing His Revealing 'Fortunate Son' Memoir 'Was a Lot Harder Than I Ever Imagined'

    October 05, 2015 5:48 PM EDT John Fogerty had to be talked into writing his revealing new memoir -- Fortunate Son: My LIfe, My Music , which publishes on Tuesday. "The push, or the incentive, really came from my wife (and manager) Julie," Fogerty tells Billboard. "I don't know that I would've…

  4. John Fogerty Joins Adam Levine as 'The Voice' Advisor

    August 10, 2015 9:30 PM EDT John Fogerty will join The Voice this season as coach Adam Levine 's advisor, it was announced Monday.  'The Voice' Reveals Season 9 Coaches This confirms a piece of a previous report that also stated Selena Gomez would join coach Gwen Stefani , Missy Elliot will mentor for…

  5. John Fogerty Discusses Upcoming Memoir, Hoses Down Hopes for Creedence Comeback

    June 11, 2015 10:15 PM EDT After nibbling on a few finger sandwiches at teatime, John Fogerty now feels energized to talk about his upcoming memoir and summer concert tour. Aptly called 1969 , the 41-city tour represents that prolific year for Creedence Clearwater Revival : They released three albums -- and Fogerty…

  6. Late Night Music Roundup: John Fogerty, Modest Mouse, Kodaline

    April 30, 2015 6:06 AM EDT It was like a gathering of American greats on the Late Show when John Fogerty performed at the invitation of the program’s outgoing host, David Letterman .  “Over the years we’ve had such tremendous music.  And no greater than tonight,” Letterman told the audience as Fogerty took the stage.…

  7. Creedence Clearwater Members Sue John Fogerty Over Use of Band's Name

    December 08, 2014 3:24 PM EST Former band members are now on the offensive against Fogerty. A long festering dispute over who gets to use the name of the popular 1960s rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival has done a 180 with lead singer John Fogerty now on the answering end of a lawsuit that claims he violated…

  8. Watch President Obama Join Willie Nelson For An Awkward Sing-Along of ‘On the Road Again’

    November 09, 2014 3:06 PM EST President Obama did his very best to keep up Willie Nelson as the country music legend sang his iconic song “On the Road Again” during a recent concert at the White House. Willie Nelson In a Writing Mood: Releases Album of Originals, With Another Set for Fall The show, titled A Salute to…

  9. Ask Billboard: Baseball Hits, Gwen Stefani's Delay & Demi Lovato's Best-Selling Songs

    October 12, 2014 8:05 AM EDT As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. Or, Tweet questions to Gary Trust: @gthot20 HIT RUNS AND ERAS Hi Gary…

  10. Jon Bon Jovi, John Fogerty, Steven Tyler to Headline Howard Stern's 60th B’day Party

    January 14, 2014 5:39 AM EST Radio legend Howard Stern will celebrate his 60th birthday in style. Rockers Jon Bon Jovi, Steven Tyler and John Fogerty will all perform at "Howard Stern's Birthday Bash." Presented by SiriusXM and hosted byJimmy Kimmel, the show will take place at the Hammerstein Ballroom.…

  11. Saul Zaentz, Film Producer and Music Exec Who Feuded With John Fogerty, Dies at 92

    January 04, 2014 12:47 PM EST While at Fantasy Records, Zaentz famously accused the former Creedence Clearwater Revival singer of plagiarizing himself Saul Zaentz, who parlayed a successful career in the music business into a Oscar-winning second act as an independent movie producer, died Friday at his home in the San…

  12. Headstone Project Brings Recognition to Long-Forgotten Blues Musos

    December 30, 2013 3:57 AM EST Blues guitarist Tommy Bankhead rubbed shoulders with some of the genre's royalty, from Howlin' Wolf and Elmore James to Albert King and Sonny Boy Williamson. But visitors to the overgrown St. Louis cemetery where Bankhead was buried more than a decade ago would never know his…

  13. Alice in Chains, Little Mix & John Fogerty Bound For Top Five on Billboard 200 Chart

    June 01, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Rock band Alice in Chains are set for their highest charting album since 1995, as "The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here" might start in the No. 2 slot on next week's Billboard 200 chart. Industry sources forecast the album might sell around 60,000 copies by the end of the tracking…

  14. Weekly Chart Notes: Fall Out Boy Covers … Fall Out Boy; Taylor Swift, Pink Floyd Set Marks

    April 28, 2013 6:05 AM EDT The group is the latest act to chart a song that draws from its own catalog. Plus, 'Red' is Taylor Swift's fastest-selling album and Pink Floyd celebrates two milestones. As Fall Out Boy's "Save Rock and Roll" debuts atop the Billboard 200 and Top Rock…

  15. John Fogerty Says Tell-All Won't Be a 'Tawdry, Supermarket Kind of Thing'

    March 25, 2013 10:00 AM EDT "I'm not looking for the big reveal," the rock legend says of his autobiography -- for which he's still looking for a collaborator John Fogerty's new all-star duets album, "Wrote a Song For Everyone, is locked and loaded for its May 28 release. Not so, the…

  16. John Fogerty to Tell 'How I Fought' in Memoir

    November 13, 2012 9:01 AM EST Add one of rock 'n' roll's most admired and most uncompromising stars to the list of memoir writers: John Fogerty . The former frontman for Creedence Clearwater Revival has a deal with Little, Brown and Co., the publisher announced Monday. The book is scheduled for 2014 and is…

  17. Phillip Phillips Wins 'American Idol' Season 11

    May 23, 2012 10:40 PM EDT During the long, grueling "American Idol" season, Phillip Phillips was never once revealed to be in the group of lowest vote-getters on the show. On Wednesday night, his name was finally announced -- but for a totally different reason. The Leesburg, Ga. native became the 11th winner…

  18. John Fogerty Teams With Foo Fighters, Country Stars for New Album

    April 03, 2012 1:20 PM EDT Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban Among Contributors to 'Wrote a Song for Everyone,' Due This Fall For his next album, John Fogerty is gathering some of the biggest names in country and rock to record his iconic songs. The Creedence Clearwater Revival legend announced on Tuesday the fall…

  19. Juno Awards: Feist, Michael Buble Win Big in Canada

    April 02, 2012 10:30 AM EDT A Christmas album by Michael Bublé took home Album of the Year; Hedley broke its Susan Lucci losing streak; Martin Solveig & Dragonette's "Hello" beat Deadmau5 for Dance Recording; Feist was named Artist of the Year; Canadian's beloved Blue Rodeo were inducted into the…

  20. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Archives to Go on Sale

    October 17, 2011 8:56 PM EDT The organization, which will announce its 2011 class of inductees Tuesday, is set to release performances from 1986-2009. The day before it reveals its 27th annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees for 2011, Rock Hall and Time Life announced that they have partnered together on two new…

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