You may not remember The Velvets or The Golliwogs, but you’ll remember “Bad Moon Rising,” “Proud Mary,” and “Down on the Corner,” hit songs which appeared after further name changes to Creedence Clearwater Revival, and then, CCR. Many critics attribute the group’s phenomenal success to John Fogerty’s vocals and songwriting skills, but the inclusion of songs about social and political issues, and a swamp and bayou-tinged brand of rock, would today earn them a label as “Americana.”

Jane Ellen passionately shares her eclectic interests via the marvels of the internet from her home in Central Florida’s Space Coast. Specializing in all aspects of music and entertainment history, she strives to bring her subjects to life while seeking to make a deeper understanding of music accessible to all. Jane’s presentations benefit not only from her gifts as a storyteller, but from a lifetime of work as a scholar, performer, composer, and recording artist.