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5th Dimension, The

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The Week's New Singles: Beach Boys, 5th Dimension, Vanilla Fudge, Moby Grape, Aretha Franklin

Review by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, 12 August 1967

Fresh Beach Boys for the summer months ...

New Stars On The Horizon: The Devil's Anvil, The 5th Dimension, Leonard Cohen

Profile by uncredited writer, Hit Parader, September 1967


"We've Influenced Ourselves From Start" — Fifth Dimension

Profile and Interview by uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, 9 September 1967

THERE'S A distinctive new sound in popular music, so refreshing and groovy you might call it fifth dimensional, and that's exactly what the people who ...

Best Records of 1967: The Fifth Dimension, Dion & The Belmonts, The Byrds

Review by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 6 January 1968

UNLIKE DAVID Griffiths, I have no really clear-cut LP choices of last year. I've narrowed the field down to three records which I've written about ...

Jim Webb: Flood Of Grammys — Songwriter Hits the Top at 21

Interview by Pete Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 24 March 1968

AT THE AGE of 9, Jim Webb took up the organ, a utilitarian move since his father was (and is) a Baptist minister in Oklahoma ...

5th Dimension - looking forward to a British tour

Interview by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 18 January 1969

"I DON'T know why we haven't done a tour in Britain," said gorgeous Marilyn McCoo of 5th Dimension, "I guess the bookers haven't been able ...

Love Keeps Us 5th Dimensions Together says Marilyn

Interview by Ann Moses, New Musical Express, 14 February 1970

AT A PERIOD when groups come and go and musical moods change quickly, the lasting power and dependable good vibration sounds of the 5th Dimensions ...

On Disc: Singles Reviewed By John E. Abbey

Review by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 29 March 1970


The 5th Dimension: The Times They Are A Changin'

Profile and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 29 June 1976

ALMOST SINCE their inception a decade ago, The Fifth Dimension have become almost a musical institution. Not necessarily one to everyone's taste because for the ...

The Fifth Dimension

Overview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 1 August 1978

AFTER A period of time out of the recording limelight, The Fifth Dimension are back – with a new album ("Star Dancing"), a new record ...

Up Up and Away Jimmy Webb and The 5th Dimension

Retrospective and Interview by 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 ...

The 5th Dimension: Up, Up and Away/Magic Garden

Sleeve notes by Gene Sculatti, Collector's Choice Records, 2006

IT'S NO SECRET that time has a way of erasing details and leaving our memories with only the broadest contours of our shared experience. Most ...

The 5th Dimension: Elegant Pop Crooners Who Wowed The Mainstream

Retrospective by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 21 June 2016

MY PARENTS owned only two albums that weren't folk or opera. One was the original Broadway cast recording of the musical Hair, which was famous ...

Stevie, Gladys, Nina … Summer of Soul uncovers a festival greater than Woodstock

Retrospective and Interview by Stevie Chick, The Guardian, 15 July 2021

As the US boiled with violence, 1969's Harlem cultural festival nourished spirits with soul, jazz and gospel. Now, Questlove has turned lost footage of it ...

see also Billy Davis and Marilyn McCoo


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