Creedence Clearwater Revival will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their fifth album,Cosmo's Factory, by releasing a half-speed master edition on 180-gram vinyl on August 14th. This disc was previously only available as part of CCR’s collectible, seven-LP Studio Albums Collection box set.
But wait, there's more...
A video is being put together for the album's last song, "Long as I Can See the Light," and you can be part of it. Set to premiere in time for Father's Day, fans are encouraged to share videos and photos showing cherished memories with fathers, grandfathers and other important mentors in their lives. The deadline for submissions is June 1st. For full details, go to LongAsICanSeeTheLight.com.
Cosmo's Factory was released on July 16th, 1970 and produced several Top Ten singles:
- “Travelin’ Band”/”Who’ll Stop the Rain” peaked at number-two, as did "Lookin' Out My Back Door"/"Long as I Can See the Light"
- “Up Around the Bend”/”Run Through the Jungle” went to number-four.
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