Brad Pitt has “had his fill” of war movies, according to The National ENQUIRER. For his next act, the magazine reports, he has approached his “rock idol” Bruce Springsteen… READ ON
Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty issued a statement in defense of his fellow musician Bruce Springsteen's decision to perform his anti-war anthem "Fortunate Son" for U.S. military members at the Valor Concert earlier this week. Show More Summary
John Fogerty says he's "proud" that Bruce Springsteen performed Fortunate Son performed at this weekend's Vets concert. I'm not sure how much it even makes sense to call 'Fortunate Son' an 'anti-war' song, especially in the context of an event honoring veterans. I'm curious whether people think Born in the USA is anti-war or anti-American.
I have something to say to every single conservative who has criticized Bruce Springsteen for singing Fortunate Son but said nothing about his performance of his own classic Born in the U.S.A.: thank you! No, really, thank you. By “you,” I mean everyone, from The Weekly Standard’s...
It takes a special person to land two national magazine covers at the same time: Bruce Springsteen, Osama bin Laden... and now Taylor Swift, whose haunting visage appears on the covers of both Time and Bloomberg Businessweek. As you might be able to tell from the respective images, only one... More »
Legendary rock musician John Fogerty has responded to the controversy surrounding the performance of his song "Fortunate Son" by Bruce Springsteen, the Foo Fighters, and the Zac Brown Band at Tuesday evening's "Concert for Valor" in Washington, D.C.
Performing with Zac Brown and Dave Grohl during the Veterans Day Concert for Valor on the National Mall in Washington D.C., Bruce Springsteen sang "Fortunate Son," Creedence Clearwater Revival's classic Vietnam War-era anthem that examines issues of class and jingoism in America. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Bruce Springsteen played the Concert For Valor, a big event honoring Veterans Day on Washington D.C.’s National Mall. This was a self-consciously patriotic event, but Springsteen’s set list wasn’t exactly a jingoistic affair. Along with Dave Grohl and Zac Brown, Springsteen covered Creedence Clearwater Revival’s 1969 song “Fortunate Son,” an angry song in [...]
At the Concert for Valor, Bruce Springsteen joined Zac Brown and Dave Grohl performing Creedence Clearwater’s “Fortunate Son”. And deep misunderstanding of the song led conservatives to go ballistic. …conservative opinion magazine The Weekly Standard raged against the performance, calling “Fortunate Son” an “an anti-war screed, taking shots at ‘the red white and blue.’ It [...]
"As an American and a songwriter I am proud that the song still has resonance."
There's one thing everybody knows about the conservarazzi. They need to bitch and complain about something they consider "anti-American" at all times. It doesn't matter if they invent the issue or event they complain about, they just need to do it. Show More Summary
Bruce Springsteen took some hits on social media during Tuesday’s Concert for Valor in Washington, D.C., for singing John Fogerty’s Creedence Clearwater Revival hit “Fortunate Son.” Some viewers argued that the song was an inappropriate choice for the event...
Bruce Springsteen played the anti-war song (note: not anti-military, anti-war) “Fortunate Son” at HBO’s Veterans Day Concert for Valor last night, and some people weren’t happy about the choice. Fox News’ Eric Bolling scolded Springsteen and called the song “derogatory” to the military. Bolling said Springsteen should have shown “a little common sense,” and said [...]
DO TELL: Bruce Springsteen & Dave Grohl’s Cover Of ‘Fortunate Son’ Draws Criticism. The thing is, I love Creedence Clearwater Revival, but even in its original form the song Fortunate Son is a big steaming pile of hypocritical shit. John Fogerty wrote it after doing one-weekend-a-month Army Reserve duty designed to keep him away from […]
Apparently there is only one right way to salute our nation's veterans, and its name is Carrie Underwood
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Left-wing millionaire and rock-n-roll welfare queen Bruce Springsteen was unable to keep his ego in check during Tuesday night's "Concert for Valor," which took place on the National Mall in Washington DC in honor of America's veterans. Show More Summary
Bruce Springsteen, Dave Grohl, Zac Brown and a few more high-profile artists took the stage at the "Concert for Valor" in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Springsteen and Grohl joined Brown during his set, and the trio laid down a contentious...Show More Summary
Fox News on Wednesday suggested that a song protesting the Vietnam war draft and elitism in Washington was performed by Bruce Springsteen on Veteran’s Day because he was “taking shots at the red, white and blue.” During a Tuesday HBO “Concert for Valor” on the National Mall,...
During the Veterans Day broadcast of the "Concert for Valor" on HBO, Bruce Springsteen performed "Fortunate Son" with the Foo Fighters and the Zac Brown Band. Naturally, the Weekly Standard was displeased...