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John Fogerty Joins TikTok With a Message for Donald Trump

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John Fogerty performs onstage at the True Believers Music Showcase during the 2013 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at ACL Live on March 16, 2013 in Austin, Texas.

John Fogerty really, really wants Donald Trump to stop using "Fortunate Son" at his campaign rallies.

So much so, that the star joined TikTok to share the message with the help of his granddaughter. "Today with school being online, I thought I would give a history lesson," she says at the beginning of the clip, rocking her musical grandpa's merch. "My grandpa wrote a song called 'Fortunate Son.' He was a veteran. It was about himself and others who were forced to go fight a war they did not support, yet around him were others of privilege and upper class who didn't have to. My generation can't let this happen again."

"Hit it, Grandpa!" she exclaimed before the camera finds Fogerty singing "Fortunate Son," which he wrote 1969 at the height of the Vietnam War to express his frustration about wealthy people using their power and influence to avoid being drafted.

On Oct. 16, Fogerty issued a cease and desist order, sharing his reasoning on Twitter. "I object to the President using my song, 'Fortunate Son' in any way for his campaign," the 75-year-old musician wrote. "He is using my words and my voice to portray a message that I do not endorse."

Watch the TikTok below.