John Fogerty Tapped for Lifetime Achievement Honor at Americana Awards

John Fogerty will receive the Americana Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award for songwriting during the organization’s eighth annual honors and awards ceremony taking place Thursday (Sept. 17) at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. As the leader of Creedence Clearwater Revival, Fogerty is responsible for some of the most enduring music of the ’60s, including “Proud Mary,” “Green River,” “Bad Moon Rising,” “Who’ll Stop the Rain,” “Fortunate Son” and many others. The latest chapter of his solo career is the release of The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again, a collection that features songs written by Buck Owens, John Prine, Rick Nelson, John Denver and others. The awards show is the highlight of the 10th annual Americana Music Conference taking place Wednesday through Saturday (Sept. 16-19) in Nashville.