Rock legend is issuing a cease and desist order to President to stop him from using his hit song “Fortunate Son” at his campaign rallies.
Fogerty is the latest in a long line of musicians furious that Trump has appropriated their songs to promote himself without permission and regardless of how much they despise him.
Trump’s use of “Fortunate Son” is bizarre because he is the kind of “fortunate son” . It’s about how the rich and politically connected get special breaks, including dodging the draft, unlike everyone else. “I ain’t no millionaire’s son,” notes the angry lyrics in the Creedence Clearwater Revival classic.
Trump skipped out of service in Vietnam with student deferments, and a of “bone