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"Lookin' out My Back Door" is a song recorded by the American band Creedence Clearwater Revival and written by the band's lead singer, guitarist and songwriter, John Fogerty.

It was included on their 1970 album "Cosmo's Factory", the group's fifth album. The song's lyrics, filled with colorful, dream-like imagery, led some to believe that the song was about drugs. According to the drug theory, the "flying spoon" in the song was a cocaine spoon, and the crazy animal images were… read more

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  • Avatar for SoftcorePunk
    this song is so genuinely fun and uplifting, can't help but crack a smile every time i listen to it [2]
  • Avatar for theironictea
    Amazing.
  • Avatar for Angel_Blue-
    The dude approves.
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  • Avatar for rikrijean
    I LOVE THE MUSIC FROM CCR ---- THANKS BEPPE....
  • Avatar for csrog69
    I like this to wake me up every morning
  • Avatar for marjo47
    Good old Southern Rock, this is music I like.
  • Avatar for Gnaritasundique
    this song is so genuinely fun and uplifting, can't help but crack a smile every time i listen to it
  • Avatar for silversurfer250
    It was partly written for John Fogerty's son Josh who at the time was 3. Fogerty says: "I knew he would love it if he heard me on the radio singing - doot doot doo, lookin' out my back door." In the song lyrics there is a reference to a parade passing by which John says was inspired by a Dr. Seuss book that he read as a kid titled To Think (That) I Saw It On Mulberry Street. http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=5071 (Ed. Note: ...and you thought it was about drugs...LOL)
  • Avatar for HayleighRayment
    And the door is smashed

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