John Fogerty Saves The Day At Mumford And Sons’ Florida Festival

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This summer has seen a number of last-minute cancellations at music festivals starting with Mumford & Sons pulling out of Bonnaroo due to bassist Ted Dwane’s medical issue. Last night Mumford & Sons were on the other end of a medical issue pull out, when fun. were unable to perform at the British band’s Gentlemen Of The Road Stopover event in St. Augustine, FL. The band and fest organizers had a surprise up their sleeves and welcomed Rock Hall of Famer John Fogerty to fill fun.’s slot.

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Fogerty arrived on scene and headed straight for rehearsals as Mumford & Sons and members of The Vaccines served as his backing band for a set filled with Creedence Clearwater Revival hits including “Down On The Corner” and “Lodi” as well as a few more recent tunes. Marcus Mumford summed up the situation when he told the crowd he was glad that fun. didn’t show “because John Fogerty was fucking awesome.” Last night marked the second Saturday in a row Fogerty performed backed by a big act following his appearance with Widespread Panic at Lockn’.

Watch fan-shot footage of “Down On The Corner”:

Here’s a fan-shot clip of “Bad Moon Rising”:

Watch Fogerty lead the crowd on “Proud Mary”:

Finally, check out Fogerty and his impromptu band’s take on “Lodi”: