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Legendary John Fogerty Joins Jeff Bridges in Sturgis (Black Hills Today)
July 14, 2011
STURGIS, SD -- JULY 1, 2011 - Jeff Bridges is proud to host John Fogerty and his band at the American Thunder Music Festival to be held on Thursday August 11th, at the Legendary Buffalo Chip.
John Fogerty is an American Icon whose music has inspired generations. His songs and distinctive voice have become part of the very fabric of America. As an Army Veteran himself, he actively promotes veterans causes, along with issues that affect active duty men and women in uniform and their families.
"With so many service men and women returning from the battle field, it's critical that we honor their service by helping them return to their local communities," said Bob Woodruff, ABC News Anchor, and Co-Founder of the Bob Woodruff Foundation. "Because there are people like John Fogerty who lend their distinctive voice to this cause, I have no doubt our fellow Americans will help us say 'thank you' to those who serve."
"In the same way that Robert Capa's iconic pictures of the beach landing on D-Day symbolize the great struggle that was World War II, John Fogerty was able to capture the cultural mood and moment of the Viet Nam War through songs like "Fortunate Son" and "Suzie Q," said David Clark, American Thunder founder. "When you listen to these anthems - you get the feeling you're listening to the soundtrack of the War itself."
"We're honored to promote The Bob Woodruff Foundation, and are proud that John Fogerty will stand with us as we pay tribute to those who wear, and have worn the uniform of the United States - during our 24th year paying tribute to our Armed Forces" said Rod Woodruff, owner of the Legendary Buffalo Chip. "Stay tuned, as we'll have some more Special Guests of the American Thunder Music Festival at the Buffalo Chip to announce shortly."