The two will begin a summer tour on June 24 and Mellencamp says Fogerty has been a lifelong influence on him.
In addition to his speech at a Thursday ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York, Mellencamp is planning to perform a version of CCR's "Green River" in tribute to Fogerty.
Smokey Robinson will receive the prestigious Johnny Mercer Award and the Righteous Brothers' hit "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" gets the Towering Song Award. Alicia Keys will receive the organizations Starlight Award and guitar legend Les Paul will get the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award.
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