Creedence Clearwater Revival ‎– Cosmo's Factory

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Originally released in July 1970.

Made in Germany

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  • Barcode: 0 90204 86292 4
  • Label Code: LC 00720
  • Rights Society: BIEM/GEMA

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October 15, 2008
This is one of my absolute favorite CCR albums and albums in general. This album shows the complexity of the boy's playing with various styles from rockabilly to hard rock.

1 Ramble Tamble (SIX stars)--My favorite CCR song and one of my favorite songs all together. The best part is the break, when Tom combines his machine-gun like guitar with Stu's thumping bass and John's psychedellic and beautifully distorted drags. By far the best song in the album in my book.

2 Before You Accuse Me (Five stars)--A real nice bluesy beat combined with some great gutars.

3 Travelin' Band (Five stars)--Great fast paced song which gives it a rockabilly affect which harks back to some of the American greats.

4 Ooby Dooby (Five stars)--Another rockabilly tribute done well by the boys.

5 Lookin' Out My Back Door (Five Stars)--Fun and bouncy song, combines a really great muted guiar with some rocking bass lines.

6 Run Through The Jungle (Five Stars)--A Vietnam war protest standard. The protest of this song is apparent and very true to many.

7 Up Around The Bend (Five Stars)--A CCR classic. John's high pitched guitar riff and a nice "thump-thump" bass line from Stu creates one great song and an instant classic.

8 My Baby Left Me (SIX stars)--One of the best tracks on the album. Has a wicked bass line and some great distorted guitars as well.

9 Who'll Stop The Rain (Five Stars)--A real nice tribute to the unstability to the times.

10 I Heard It Through The Grapevine (Four Stars)--Great song with some awesome music, but seems too long.

11 Long As I Can See The Light (Five Stars)--A great testiment to the CCR style. Has a real interesting sax and organ part, creating an almost new genre that is the CCR's own.

All together a wopping Five Stars for this great album. I suggest it to any CCR fan or a late 60's early 70's music buff too.