In 1967, a little-known vocal group called the 5th Dimension recorded the song “Up, Up and Away” which catapulted the group to instant stardom. Countless magazine covers, world tours and several Grammys later, the 5th Dimension is recognized as one of the most prolific soul, R&B groups in musical history.
Descended from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees and 2016 GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients Jefferson Airplane, the members of Jefferson Starship past and present have been exploring the mysteries of music for more than 1000 collective years. Give or take. But who's counting?
He didn't think he could sing very well, so country/pop entertainer Jim Stafford concentrated on writing and performing novelty songs that would gain him international attention. His
strategy worked, as he hit the top of the charts in the 1970's with his pop single "Spiders
Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism. In the 1960s, she evoked both the idealism and steely determination of a generation united against social and environmental injustices. Five decades later, her luminescent presence shines brightly as new generations bask in the glow of her iconic 50-album body of work, and heed inspiration from her spiritual discipline to thrive in the music industry for half a century.
The dictionary defines harmony as “a combination of musical sounds considered to be pleasing”. The music world could define harmony as “The Lettermen”. For more than 50 years, The Lettermen-- Donovan Tea, Bobby Poynton and Rob Gulack, each of whom are entertainers in their own right—have kept the meaning of harmony alive with their soft, romantic, harmonic blend of music which is as popular with their fans today as it was in 1961 when they recorded their first hit, “The Way You Look Tonight”.
& Billy Davis Jr.
Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., are best known for their wild success as part of The Fifth Dimension. The group’s long string of hits continues to play on radio stations today. Though they eventually left the group, their recording careers and their marriage have lasted more than four decades.
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Peter Blair Denis Bernard Noone is a multi-talented entertainer, who has been delighting audiences nearly all his life. Accompanied by his band, Herman’s Hermits, Noone consistently plays to sold-out venues the world over. He has a legion of faithful fans (known as “Noonatics”) whose loyalty is unparalleled.
Sheena Easton, whose career has spanned four decades, was born in Bellshill, Scotland, the youngest of six children and is the mother of two children, Jake and Skylar. Her recording career has included Gold and Platinum albums in the United States, Europe and Asia. She has sold over 20 million records worldwide, received two Grammys, and was the first —and still only— artist to have top five records on five major Billboard charts. In addition to her recording success, Sheena is a top concert attraction around the world.