Travelin' Band

Album: Cosmo's Factory (1970)
Charted: 8 2
  • Seven thirty seven comin' out of the sky
    Won't you take me down to Memphis on a midnight ride
    I want to move
    Playin' in a travelin' band
    Yeah
    Well I'm flyin' 'cross the land tryin' to get a hand
    Playin' in a travelin' band

    Take me to the hotel baggage gone, oh well
    Come on, come on won't you get me to my room
    I want to move
    Playin' in a travelin' band
    Yeah
    Well I'm flyin' 'cross the land, tryin' to get a hand
    Playin' in a travelin' band

    Listen to the radio talkin' 'bout the last show
    Someone got excited, had to call the state militia
    Want to move
    Playin' in a travelin' band
    Yeah
    Well, I'm flyin' 'cross the land, tryin' to get a hand
    Playin' in a travelin' band

    Here we come again on a Saturday night
    With your fussin' and your fightin' won't you get me to the rhyme
    I want to move
    Playin' in a travelin' band
    Yeah
    Well, I'm flyin' 'cross the land, tryin' to get a hand
    Playin' in a travelin' band

    Playin' in a travelin' band
    Playin' in a travelin' band
    Won't you give myself a hand?
    Playin' in a travelin' band
    Well, I'm flyin' 'cross the land, tryin' to get a hand
    Playin' in a travelin' band Writer/s: John Cameron Fogerty
    Publisher: THE BICYCLE MUSIC COMPANY
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Comments: 3

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 1st 1970, "Travelin' Band" b/w "Who'll Stop The Rain" it peaked at #2 (for 2 weeks) on Billboard's Hot Top chart...
    It was the quartet's fifth in a string of nine straight records to make the Top 10; started with "Proud Mary" (#2 for 3 weeks), "Bad Moon Rising (#2 for 1 week), "Green River" (#2 for 1 week), "Down On The Corner" (#3), then this one, "Up Round The Bend" (#4), "Lookin' Out My Back Door" (#2 for 1 week), "Have You Ever Seen The Rain" (#8), and finally "Sweet Hitch Hiker" (#6)...
    R.I.P. Tom Fogerty (1941 - 1990)...
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 25th 1970, "Travelin' Band" by CCR entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; and on March 1st it peaked at #2 (for 2 weeks) and spent 10 weeks on the Top 100 (and 5 of those 10 weeks were on the Top 10)...
    The two weeks it was at #2, the #1 record for both those weeks was "Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel...
    It was the quartets' 4th of five records to reached #2, and they never had a #1 hit...
    Was track 3 of side 1 on the group's 4th studio album, "Cosmo's Factory", and on August 16th, 1970 the album peaked at #1 (for 9 weeks) on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart...
    Three other tracks from the album made the Top 100; "Up Around The Bend" (#4), "Lookin' Out My Back Door" (#2), and "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" (#43).
  • Camille from Toronto, OhThis is just a rockin' song. Love it.
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