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Up Up and Away Jimmy Webb and The 5th Dimension

Bill DeYoung, Goldmine, 10 September 1999

ONE OF the most respected songwriters of the modern era, Jimmy Webb was just 18 years old when he struck up a friendship with Marc Gordon, of Motown Records' Los Angeles office, in 1966.

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