The 5th Dimension had one of their biggest hits with a Bacharach-David classic
Say what you want about the cultural phenomenon that was Star Wars, but boy could you dance to its theme song.
Wait, is that Neil Diamond on this week’s AM Gold? Nope, it’s just Gallery.
Wait…..I thought THAT was the original version!
And just like that, the first chapter of AM Gold in the 1970s is over.
The Four Tops smash “Bernadette” was just one of the hundreds of Motown hits that featured the bass playing of the legendary James Jamerson.
The third installment of our look at “AM Gold: 1969” is a grim one indeed. We can only imagine what it was like to hear these songs all the time back then.
The 5th Dimension had their first hit with Jimmy Webb’s “Up, Up, and Away.” When the time came for their second album, they turned to Webb again. The rest is pop history.