WTF Podcast

Episode 392 - John Fogerty

American icon John Fogerty is not slowing down. But in the midst of releasing his latest album, he gets the WTF treatment. John talks with Marc about the origins of Creedence Clearwater Revival, the genesis of some of his most famous songs and the reason he found peace after decades of acrimony over the handling of CCR’s music. This episode is sponsored by Comedy Central and by Stamps.com. Click on the radio mic and enter WTF to start a no-risk trial.

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  • 14 Comments


Matt May 27, 2013 at 10:08 am


What a lovely man. How amazing was Marc’s fanboyish conclusion?

Mike May 27, 2013 at 1:32 pm


This and the Sam Simon interview are the best I have heard in a really long time… and I listen to so many different podcasts…

there should be an award for this…

smitty May 27, 2013 at 1:38 pm


love john fogerty and his music,but[on this day with marc] he’s not the most compelling story teller.  i like huey lewis’s music a lot less,but he’s a much more interesting talker. at the very least,this is true of these two chaps on a given day. one conversation does not a life make,obviously.

Scott May 27, 2013 at 7:14 pm


What an amazing interview.

Please do not feed the trolls.
Please.

Adam May 28, 2013 at 7:01 pm


Thanks, Marc.

Heather May 28, 2013 at 7:08 pm


I’m having trouble listening to this because he sounds so much like Bob Odenkirk doing an imitation of John Fogerty. Am I alone on this one?

Gaia May 29, 2013 at 2:47 am


That Bad Moon Rising story is Heart-breaking! Tears are still on my cheeks. Made me see war and kids and soldiers (and songs) in a new way.

Kevin May 29, 2013 at 9:21 am


Best WTF interview ever. I had no idea what a nice guy John is and that his life story is so heart wrenching. I felt like I was watching a movie of his life—it was that piercing.

Great job Marc.

Pierre May 30, 2013 at 8:00 pm


Oh man this episode hits the sweet spot. Such a warn, generous soul on that guy.

Willy June 03, 2013 at 9:40 am


Certainly pay no attention to a previous comment about Fogerty not being an “interesting talker.” I have no idea what interview that guy must have been listening to, but the one I listened to had Fogerty being very interesting, engaged, energetic, and thoughtful.

Cat Admirer June 05, 2013 at 2:38 pm


I guess that after the talk of love and the state of grace with his brother and bandmates I must have been all geared up for the ending, ‘cause the waterworks started over here when Marc made his closing speech about crying watching John play, etc. Great conversation. Happy for you that you got to do it.

Chris June 06, 2013 at 9:56 am


I love/hate these damned music ones…..It’s only a hour or so but it takes me six hours to listen cuz I keep stopping, going to youtube and listening to all the songs they talk about! Love it Marc! Great job on this one!

John June 09, 2013 at 4:16 pm


My guess is that you are not friends with Bob Lefsetz. At least, not anymore.

Phil McCune August 01, 2013 at 2:59 am


Damn! Such a great interview of a true musical genious. Marc you are doing such a fucking great job with your show! I wish i was worthy to be on it!