Fifth Dimension

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"Fifth Dimension" is also the name of an album by Country-rock band The Byrds. The Fifth Dimension is also the native dimension of Superman villain Mr. Mxyzptlk.

The 5th Dimension is an American soul music and popular music group, best-known during the late 1960s and 1970s for popularizing hits of songwriters like Jimmy Webb, Laura Nyro, Ashford & Simpson, and others, and helping to popularize "flower power" music with both white and black middle-class Americans. Some of their most famous hits include:

  • "Up, Up, and Away"
  • "One Less Bell to Answer"
  • "Wedding Bell Blues"
  • "Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In"
  • "California Soul"
  • "Stone Soul Picnic"
  • "Workin' on a Groovy Thing"

Some of the songwriters popularised by The 5th Dimension later went on to careers of their own, especially Ashford & Simpson, and two members of the group gained later fame under the own names as Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr.


The group was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2002.

Discography

  • Up, Up and Away (1967)
  • The Magic Garden (1967)
  • Stoned Soul Picnic (1968)
  • The Age of Aquarius (1969)
  • Portrait (1970)
  • Love's Lines, Angles and Rhymes (1971)
  • Reflections (1971)
  • The 5th Dimension/Live! (1971)
  • Individually & Collectively (1972)
  • Living Together, Growing Together (1973)
  • Soul & Inspiration (1974)
  • Earthbound (1975)
  • High on Sunshine (1978)
  • Star Dancing (1978)
  • In the House (1995)

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