Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970- #89: “The Declaration”- The 5th Dimension. February 21, 1970.
- Single: “The Declaration”- The 5th Dimension
- Record Company- Bell
- Genre: Pop
- Written by Rene DeKnight and Julius Johnsen
- Time: 4:36
- B-Side: “A Change Is Gonna Come/ People Gotta Be Free”
- Album- Portrait
- Grade: C
- Peaked at #64 5 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The words of The Declaration of Independence set to music. Both sides of the single ‘A Change Is Gonna Come/ People Gotta Be Free” by the 5th Dimension made the Billboard Hot 100- neither side cracked the Top 40. Great words but ole Tom Jefferson didn’t write the words with music in mind.