The Story and Meaning Behind Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Lodi,” Their Less-than-Rosy Take on Life on the Musical Road

Creedence Clearwater Revival soared to more success than most bands could ever imagine. But like just about every band, they had to endure some leaner times. Some of the rougher shows they played seeped into their 1969 song “Lodi,” a B-side that’s become a kind of folk-rock standard. Meaning Behind “You’re in My Heart’ by…

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The tragic story of Janis Joplin death

Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American rock, soul, and blues singer and songwriter, and one of the most successful and widely known female rock stars of her era. On Sunday evening of October 4, 1970 the producer Paul Rothchild became concerned when Joplin failed to show up at…

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