The 5th Dimension
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The 5th Dimension is an American popular music vocal group, whose repertoire also includes R&B, Soul, and Jazz, best-known during the late 1960s and 1970s for popularizing hits of songwriters like Jimmy Webb, Laura Nyro, Burt Bacharach, Ashford & Simpson, and others, and helping to popularize "flower power" music with both white and black middle-class Americans.Read More...
They are best-known during the late 1960s and early 1970s for popularizing the hits "Up, Up and Away", "Wedding Bell Blues", "Stoned Soul Picnic", "One Less Bell to Answer", "(Last Night) I Didn't Get to Sleep at All", and "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In", as well as the eponymous 5th Dimension and The Magic Garden LP recordings.
The five original members were Billy Davis, Jr., Florence LaRue, Marilyn McCoo, Lamonte McLemore, and Ron Townson. They have recorded for several different labels over their long careers. Their first work appeared on the Soul City label, which was started by Imperial Records/United Artists Records recording artist Johnny Rivers. The group would later record for Bell/Arista Records, ABC Records, and Motown Records.
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- LyricsWhen the moon is in the Seventh House
And Jupiter aligns with Mars
Then peace will guide the planets
And love will steer the stars
This is the dawning of the Age of Aquarius
- LyricsBill, I love you so, I always will
I look at you and see the passion eyes of May
Oh, but am I ever gonna see my wedding day
I was on your side, Bill, when you were loosin'
I never scheme or lie, Bill, there's been no foolin'
- LyricsOne less bell to answer
One less egg to fry
One less man to pick up after
I should be happy
But all I do is cry
- Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) - (from the American Tribal Love Rock Musical "Hair") - Remastered 2000 - 51,285 plays
- LyricsWould you like to ride in my beautiful balloon?
Would you like to glide in my beautiful balloon?
We could flow among the stars, together you and I
For we can fly, up, up and away
(For we can fly)
- Stoned Soul Picnic - 56,361 plays
- (Last Night) I Didn't Get To Sleep At All - 35,261 plays
- Medley: Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In - 36,847 plays
- Up Up And Away - 21,900 plays
- California Soul - 19,038 plays