John Fogerty vs. Rod Stewart: The tale of the tape
Having trouble deciding between the two music festivals happening on July 11?
To recap, John Fogerty was named Thursday at the headliner of the Salmon Festival. On the same day, Rod Stewart will headline a music festival near Confederation Building in St. John's.
CBC's Krissy Holmes hit the streets in St. John's Thursday to ask people which concert hit the right note for them.
Have a look at our rock star tale of the tape to see some comparable facts about Rod Stewart and John Fogerty that might help you make up your mind.
Fogerty: Berkeley, California
Stewart: Highgate, North London, England
Earned early fame in which group?
Fogerty: Creedence Clearwater Revival (went solo in 1973 after internal rifts with the band)
Stewart: The Faces, Jeff Beck Group (went fully solo in 1975 when The Faces broke up)
Known for playing in these genres
Fogerty: roots rock, country rock, rock, blues, Americana, swamp rock
Stewart: rock, pop, blues rock, blue-eyed soul, folk rock, American songbook
Fogerty: Proud Mary, Suzie Q, Down on the Corner, Centerfield
Stewart: Maggie Mae, Do Ya Think I'm Sexy, Tonight's the Night, Have I Told You Lately?
Fogerty: Remarkably, not one of CCR's tunes ever hit No. 1. [Five got as far as No. 2.]
Stewart: Six No. 1 singles
Fogerty: Two No. 1 albums
Stewart: Six No. 1 albums
Accolades of note
Fogerty: Listed as #40 on Rolling Stone Magazine's list of 100 Greatest Guitarists
Stewart: James Brown once called him the "best white soul singer"
Last local performance
Fogerty: Nov. 8, 2014, in St. John's
Stewart: The "Rod on the Rock" show at Quidi Vidi on Aug. 12, 1989