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'The Voice' Season 9 Mentors: Selena Gomez, Missy Elliott and More Rumored to Join

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The season nine premiere of The Voice is a little under two months away, but fans of the popular NBC singing competition already have a look into what is coming in the new round of shows. Today (July 31), the rumored mentors that are joining coaches Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine were announced.READ MORE

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Debbie Harry by Decade: Celebrating the Blondie Frontwoman's 70th Birthday

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The year 1945 was an astounding one for music history, giving us Eric Clapton, Bob Seger, John Fogerty and Carly Simon. Add another big 70th birthday to the year, as July 1 marks the near-diamond anniversary of Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry. Music Times is celebrating the big day by looking back over her four decades in music and choosing our favorite track from each of the ten-year spans she's spent in business.READ MORE

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70 Years of John Fogerty: Ranking CCR Frontman's Best Songs by Decade

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Happy 70th birthday to John Fogerty, the vocalist and guitarist for Creedence Clearwater Revival and his own solo act. Although he's best known for his time as frontman for CCR, Fogerty has been working as a musician for the nearly 40 years since his first band folded. To celebrate his nearly 50 years in the music industry, we went back and chose what we thought his best piece of work from the past five decades. After you're done here, feel free to comment below (we know the picks for the Creedence years will be controversial) and then check out our similar feature on Eric Clapton and Bob Seger.READ MORE

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John Fogerty Performed a Creedence Clearwater Revival Medley on 'The Late Show'

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John Fogerty stopped by "The Late Show" Wednesday night to perform a three-song assortment of Creedence Clearwater Revival hits including "Fortunate Son," Proud Mary" and "Travelin Band," providing a memorable performance to the soon departing host, David Letterman.READ MORE

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John Fogerty Responds to CCR Lawsuit, Still Playing 'All My Songs'

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The John Fogerty/Creedence Clearwater Revisited legal battle took another turn Tuesday morning, Dec. 9, when Fogerty released a press statement denouncing his former bandmates's intentions to thwart him of CCR-related glory. On Monday, Dec. 8, we reported that, for the first time in the nearly 20-year lawsuit history between the two parties, Fogerty was the one being sued. A new suit by drummer Douglas Clifford, bassist Stuart Cook and late rhythm guitarist Tom Fogerty's wife Patricia is seeking financial punishment for Fogerty, who has been allegedly besmirching the group's Creedence Clearwater Revisited name and advertising his own shows with the CCR label despite contractually agreeing not to. Here was Fogerty's full response Tuesday, via radio.com: "I was driving my daughter to school yesterday and I was surprised to learn I was being sued by my former band mates who call themselves Creedence Clearwater Revisited. "The people who come to my shows know they will hear me sing and play the songs I wrote and recorded over the past four decades of my career. Every night we play live, I'm thrilled to see all of those fans singing along to the songs that have touched them. I am at a wonderful place in my life. I am playing the music that I love and wrote, with full joy and having my son Shane joining along side of me-it doesn't get much better than that. "No lawyers, lawsuits, or angry ex-band members will stop me ever again from singing my songs. I am going to continue to tour and play all my songs every single night I am out on the road. "Rockin' all over the world! "John Fogerty"READ MORE

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John Fogerty Sued By Bandmates; Everybody Wants To Use Creedence Clearwater Revival Name

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The legal saga between John Fogerty and his former Creedence Clearwater Revival bandmates has been brewing for nearly two decades since Fogerty sued them for trademark infringement in 1996. Much has happened since, but now, for the first time, Fogerty is the one being sued.READ MORE

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Creedence Clearwater Revival's John Fogerty to Release Autobiography and Career-Spanning Box Set in 2015

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Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty just wrapped up a big Canadian tour in November that had him revisiting a pivotal year for his career -- 1969. It's been 45 years since he and his band dropped 'Bayou County,' 'Green River' and 'Willy and the Poor Boys,' three records that redefined music at the time. Fogerty is gearing up to bring that tour stateside, as well as penning an autobiography and compiling an extensive career-spanning box set. The New Year looks to be a busy one for Fogerty.READ MORE

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John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival Defends Bruce Springsteen's Concert for Valor Performance of 'Fortunate Son'

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At Tuesday's Concert for Valor in Washington, D.C., Nov. 11, Bruce Springsteen stirred up plenty of controversy when he performed Creedence Clearwater Revival's 1969 anti-war classic "Fortunate Son" alongside Dave Grohl and Zac Brown, with many conservative critics saying that the song's message was disrespectful to the veterans that the concert was honoring. In response to the outcry, CCR frontman John Fogerty, writer of "Fortunate Son," has released a statement defending Springsteen's performance. "'Fortunate Son' is a song I wrote during the Vietnam War over 45 years ago," Fogerty said in the statement, via "Rolling Stone." "As an American and a songwriter, I am proud that the song still has resonance. I do believe that its meaning gets misinterpreted and even usurped by various factions wishing to make their own case. What a great country we have that a song like this can be performed in a setting like Concert for Valor."READ MORE

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Bruce Springsteen Criticized for Singing Anti-War 'Fortunate Son' at Concert for Valor [WATCH]

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Bruce Springsteen is finding himself in a bit of trouble this morning following his performance at the Concert for Valor, the free Veteran’s Day concert held on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Along with Dave Grohl and Zac Brown, Springsteen performed a rendition of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s 1969 classic “Fortunate Son,” whose anti-war message rubbed plenty of people the wrong way, with many feeling it was an inappropriate song choice at a concert honoring our nation’s veterans. In an editorial on conservative website "The Weekly Standard," Ethan Epstein wrote that Springsteen, Grohl and Brown's performance of "Fortunate Son" was "tone deaf" and a "terrible choice given that [the song] is, moreover, an anti-draft song, and this concert was largely organized to honor those who had volunteered to fight in Afghanistan and Iraq." Plenty of viewers also took to Twitter — of course — to voice their outrage, which you can check out below:READ MORE

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President Obama Joins Willie Nelson and John Fogerty Onstage for 'On the Road Again' [WATCH]

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President Barrack Obama joined Willie Nelson, John Fogerty, Common and Mary J. Blige onstage at a tribute concert to honor American troops Thursday (Nov. 6). The group collaborated on an amped-up version of Nelson's "On the Road Again" with the president struggling to sing along.READ MORE

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Willie Nelson Thinks President Obama Wants Weed Legalized: 'He May Be Happy To See It Happening'

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Nelson was in D.C. this week to play a 'Salute to the Troop's benefit at the White House.READ MORE

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Creedence Clearwater Revival's 'Willy and the Poor Boys': 10 Songs Ranked for Its 45th anniversary

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In 1969 alone, Creedence Clearwater Revival released not one or two but three classic albums, the last of which, "Willy and the Poor Boys," was released 45 years ago today, Nov. 2. To celebrate the anniversary of this incredible album, here are its 10 songs ranked from weakest to best.READ MORE

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8 Bands Whose Producers Are A Member Of The Band: The Beach Boys, Vampire Weekend, And More

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It's often tough for a band to maintain complete control of their creative vision, especially when they hire a producer from outside the band to help them capture their sound on record. These eight bands, however, remained true to their vision by having a member of the band produce their records.READ MORE

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7 Incredible Guitarists Who Are Also Great Singers: Prince, Joni Mitchell, And More

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When you read a list of the greatest guitarists of all time, it typically includes names like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Jack White, people who can sing but aren't usually renowned for their singing voices. However, these seven musicians have mastered both singing and guitar playing, when just one of those would have served them well enough. Here are seven incredible guitarists are also great singers.READ MORE

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6 Bands Who's Final Album Was Its Worst: The Clash, Led Zeppelin and more

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When R.E.M. released its critically panned 2004 album Around the Sun, the band considered breaking up, but realized that they couldn’t end their career on such a failure, which prompted them to release two acclaimed albums before calling it a day in 2012. That was R.E.M., though. Not every band is able to control its legacy so gracefully. Here are six bands that broke up after their weakest albums.READ MORE

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