EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE- 1970- #3- “BLOWING AWAY”- THE 5th DIMENSION

Every Billboard Hot 100 Single- 1970- January 3, 1970.

  • Single: “Blowing Away”- The 5th  Dimension.
  • Record Company- Soul City
  • Genre:  Soul
  • Written by Laura Nyro
  • Time: 2:30
  • B-side:”Skinny Man”
  • Album-“The Age Of Aquarius
  • Grade: B-
  • Peaked at #21 spent 9 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100.

The 5th Dimension a vocal pop group out of Los Angeles featuring Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr- had 30 Hot 100 singles with 19 making the Top 40. Their two #1 hits came in 1969- “Aquarius/ Let The Sun Shine In” and “Wedding Bell Blues.” ‘Blowing Away” written by Laura Nyro was on her debut album from 1967 “More Than A New Discovery.” The musicians who backed up The 5th Dimension on most of their recordings was the famous Wrecking Crew.