Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory [40th Anniversary Bonus Tracks]

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  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Fantasy

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - 9/3/70, p.42
"...one great rock and roll band...another damn good album by a group which is going to be around for a long time..."
Mojo (Publisher) - p.130
5 stars out of 5 -- "It's their spare recorded sound which really thrills....The grooves fierce but sloppy, the singing raw and beseeching, the guitars mordant."

Tracks:

  • Buy for $1.291.Ramble Tamble
  • Buy for $1.292.Before You Accuse Me
  • Buy for $1.293.Travelin' Band
  • Buy for $1.294.Ooby Dooby
  • Buy for $1.295.Lookin' Out My Back Door
  • Buy for $1.296.Run Through the Jungle
  • Buy for $1.297.Up Around the Bend
  • Buy for $1.298.My Baby Left Me
  • Buy for $1.299.Who'll Stop the Rain ?
  • 10.I Heard It Through the Grapevine
  • Buy for $1.2911.Long As I Can See the Light
  • Buy for $1.2912.Travelin' Band - (alternate take)
  • Buy for $1.2913.Up Around the Bend [Live Amsterdam 1971] - (live)
  • Buy for $1.2914.Born On the Bayou [From a Jam Session With Booker T & the Mg's Tv Special 1970]

Product Description:

Composer: John Fogerty.
Lyricist: John Fogerty.
Creedence Clearwater Revival: John Fogerty (vocals, guitar); Stu Cook (bass guitar, background vocals); Doug Clifford (drums, background vocals); Tom Fogerty (background vocals).
Audio Remasterer: George Horn.
Liner Note Authors: Robert Christgau; Joel Selvin.
Recording information: Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Photographers: Bob Fogerty; Ron Rafaelli; Didi Zill.
Arranger: John Fogerty.
Creedence Clearwater Revival's continued their reputation as a consummate singles act with the release of COSMO'S FACTORY. Three of its singles, the blazing "Travelin' Band," the driving sting of "Up Around The Bend," and the irresistibly sunny fantasia hoedown "Looking Out My Back Door" (complete with tambourines and elephants) each achieved gold status. These tunes hit the mark completely, capturing the group's accessible, hook-laden rock 'n' roll with a lightness and urgency balanced by stinging guitars, unforgettable melodies, and the expressive voice of lead singer/songwriter John Fogerty.
Though COSMO'S FACTORY has its share of covers, including a version of the Sun Records oldie "Oobie Doobie" and an extended jam on the Marvin Gaye classic "I Heard It Through the Grapevine," it still overflows with great originals. "Ramble Tamble" and "Run Through the Jungle" are edgy rockers build around killer guitar riffs, both driven by an uncharacteristically dark, shadowy feel. "Long As I Can See the Light" is full of plaintive yearning, while the poignant "Who'll Stop the Rain" ranks among Fogerty's finest tunes. Creedence's ability to fuse traditional pop elements with downhome simplicity, rock edge, and superb songcraft is in full effect on COSMO'S FACTORY, placing it alongside GREEN RIVER and WILLIE AND THE POOR BOYS as one of their best albums.
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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 833
  • UPC: 888072308800
  • Shipping Weight: 0.19/lbs (approx)
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