Tag: CCR

Thursday 10/28/21 1am ET: Feature LP: Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s Factory (1970)

Cosmo’s Factory is the fifth studio album by American rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival, released by Fantasy Records July 8, 1970, and released as Fantasy 8402 – the same month as the single release of “Lookin’ Out My Back Door” with “Long As I Can See the Light” on the B-side. The album spent nine consecutive weeks in the number one position on the Billboard 200 chart.

In January 1970, the double A-sided single, “Travelin’ Band”/”Who’ll Stop the Rain”, peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100. In April, the band released their next double-sided single, “Run Through the Jungle”/”Up Around the Bend”, which reached number four on the Hot 100, and started their first tour of Europe. Cosmo’s Factory was released in July 1970, and their ninth single “Lookin’ Out My Back Door”/”Long as I Can See the Light”, both of which reached number two on the Hot 100. The album was certified gold (500,000 units sold) by the Recording Industry Association of America on December 16, 1970. Almost 20 years later, on December 13, 1990, it received a certification of four times platinum with sales over four million copies.

  1. “Ramble Tamble” 7:09
  2. “Before You Accuse Me” 3:24
  3. “Travelin’ Band” 2:07
  4. “Ooby Dooby” 2:05
  5. “Lookin’ out My Back Door” 2:31
  6. “Run Through the Jungle” 3:09
  7. “Up Around the Bend” 2:40
  8. “My Baby Left Me” 2:17
  9. “Who’ll Stop the Rain” 2:28
  10. “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” 11:05
  11. “Long As I Can See the Light” 3:33
  12. “Travelin’ Band” (Remake take) 2:15
  13. “Up Around the Bend” (Live in Amsterdam, September 10, 1971) 2:41
  14. “Born on the Bayou” (with Booker T. & the M.G.’s at Fantasy Studios, 1970) 5:58

John Fogerty – lead guitar, lead vocals, piano, electric piano, keyboards, saxophone, harmonica, producer, arranger
Tom Fogerty – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Stu Cook – bass guitar, backing vocals
Doug Clifford – drums, cowbell

Monday 5/17/21 2pm ET: Sounds of The 70’s

This week we feature music from Jethro Tull, Thin Lizzy, Paper Lace, Cher, Bad Company, Rare Earth, CCR, Jim Croce, Eddie Floyd, Elton John, BTO, Miracles, Big Star, Diana Ross and more . . .