Creedence Clearwater Revival - Looking Out My Back Door sheet music

Lookin' Out My Back Door is a song released on July 25, 1970.

The song was performed by American rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival, also known as Creedence, or simply CCR.

They performed several songs between 1968 and 1970. Their preferred musical genres were roots rock, swamp rock, southern rock, blues rock and country rock.

CCR’s lineup was:

  • Lead vocalist, lead guitarist, and primary songwriter John Fogerty
  • Fogerty’s brother, rhythm guitarist Tom Fogerty
  • Bassist Stu Cook
  • Drummer Doug Clifford

Lookin' Out My Back Door is part of Creedence Clearwater’s fifth studio album titled Cosmo's Factory which was released in 1970. This song was CCR’s second single to reach the second position Billboard chart. It lost the first place which was held strong by Diana Ross’ Ain't No Mountain High Enough.

According to many fans, the song Lookin' Out My Back Door refers to drugs. According to this hypothesis, the "flying spoon" metaphor refers to the spoon which is used by drug addicts.

Also, another argument for this theory was the crazy animal images which were used in the song’s music video which many people said to have been the effects of the so-called drugs.

John Fogerty dismissed these claims and stated that his three year old son wrote the song. Also, the song’s inspiration was:

a parade passing by was inspired by the Dr. Seuss book And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street

Now, you can choose which version of the facts you want to believe. But, be sure to try the Lookin' Out My Back Door free piano sheet music as they are quite interesting and captivating.

The song itself had a huge success worldwide. It reached the first place on multiple charts like Australia Go-Set, Austria Ö3 Top 40, Canadian RPM Top Tracks, US Cash Box Hot 100, Norwegian VG-Lista Charts and many, many others.

The single was released as a 12-inch LP record format. The singe’s B-side was Long As I Can See the Light.

It was published by Fantasy record label and produced by the writer and Creedence Clearwater Revival band member himself, John Fogerty.

It is a 2 minutes and 35 seconds country rock masterpiece which will surely captivate you. Download the free Lookin' Out My Back Door piano sheets and start practicing. Enjoy and have fun.

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