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John Fogerty releases new song “Weeping in the Promised Land”

John Fogerty 2021

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John Fogerty releases new song “Weeping in the Promised Land”

Creedence Clearwater Revival singer and guitarist John Fogerty released “Weeping in the Promised Land”, his first new song after 8 years. The song is a direct message to Donald Trump’s administration of the United States and how they dealt with the pandemic. The lyrics says: “He dances on their bones/Pharaoh shoutin’ down the medicine man. Also talking about healthcare workers: “With dread in their eyes, all the nurses are crying/Everywhere sorrow, everywhere dying”.


The musician also sings about George Floyd: “Out in the street / On your neck with a knee / The people are cryin’ / Your words ‘I can’t breathe’ and the white judge say been no crime here”).

Hear the new John Fogerty song “Weeping in the Promised Land”:

75th birthday

He recently celebrated with his kids his 75th birhtday at the Dodger stadium in Los Angeles, California. Playing his solo career classic “Centerfield”. The song is a baseball stadium anthem.

“Well, as a youngster i’ve dreamed on playing baseball. Baseball was certainly my favorite thing as a child. I’ve dream on playing centerfield. And on my 75th birthday here we are at Dodger stadium to play “Centerfield” with my family. It’s going to be awesome. Put me in coach, i’m really to play!” said Fogerty.

Dodger Stadium is a baseball stadium located in Los Angeles, California. It is home to the MLB’s Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team, and was home to the Los Angeles / California Angels from 1962 to 1965, one of the most famous.

Inaugurated on April 10, 1962, it has 56,000 seats (with capacity to expand to 85,000 seats). The stadium is one of ten in the MLB that does not have the name of a sponsoring company.

The legendary Creedence Clearwater Revival vocalist and guitarist is also play during the quarantine to help the fight against the Covid-19 outbreak. The musician is constantly posting classics performed by him and his kids. Some of them are already part of his solo band.

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