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Portrait is the fifth album by American pop group The 5th Dimension, released in 1970 (see 1970 in music). This is the group's first album for Bell Records, having switched from the Soul City label. The cover features an impressionistic portrait by famous artist LeRoy Neiman.
The album featured the hit "One Less Bell to Answer", which reached #2 on the Billboard Pop Singles Chart.
- "Puppet Man" (Howard Greenfield, Neil Sedaka) – 3:00
- "One Less Bell to Answer" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 3:31
- "Feelin' Alright" (Dave Mason) – 4:28
- "This Is Your Life" (Jimmy Webb) – 4:13
- "A Love Like Ours" (Bob Alcivar, Lamonte McLemore) – 2:39
- "Save the Country" (Laura Nyro) – 2:39
- "Medley" – 10:12
- "Dimension 5ive" (Bob Alcivar) – 4:15
- "On the Beach (In the Summertime)" [*] (McNeil) – 3:28
*bonus track on CD
- Michael Anthony - guitar, electric guitar
- Mike Deasy, Sr. - guitar, electric guitar
- Dennis Budimir - guitar, rhythm guitar
- Tommy Tedesco - guitar, rhythm guitar
- Fred Tackett - finger pickin'guitar [sic]
- Joe Osborn - bass, guitar
- Hal Blaine - drums, percussion
- Larry Bunker - congas, mallets, percussion,
- Gary Coleman - mallets, percussion
- Larry Knechtel - piano, organ, keyboards, tack piano
- Jimmy Rowles - piano, keyboards
- Gary Illingworth - electric piano
- Bob Alcivar - arranger
As mentioned on the liner notes of the album, this was one of the first albums to be recorded on a 16-track recorder, and was recorded at the Wally Heider Studios in Hollywood. The sketches of the vocal recording sessions included in the album cover art are dated January 13th and January 14th, 1970.
- Producer: Bones Howe
- Engineer: Bones Howe
- Mastering: Elliot Federman
- Digital transfers: Mike Hartry
- Reissue producer: Rob Santos
- Production coordination: Jeremy Holiday
- Production assistant: Bones Howe, Ann McClelland, Tom Tierney, Russ Wapensky
- Product manager: Mandana Eidgah
- Project coordinator: Arlessa Barnes, Glenn Delgado, Christina DeSimone, Karyn Friedland, Felicia Gearhart, Laura Gregory, Robin Manning, Brooke Nochomson, Ed Osborne, Larry Parra, Dana Renert, Bill Stafford, Steve Strauss
- Archivist: Joanne Feltman, Glenn Korman
- Research: Joel Whitburn
- Assistants: Larry Cox, Johnny Golden, Rik Pekkonen
- Arranger: Bob Alcivar, Bill Hollman, Bones Howe
- Art direction: Beverly Weinstein
- Reissue art director: Mathieu Bitton
- Design: Mathieu Bitton
- Cover painting: LeRoy Neiman
- Liner notes: Mike Ragogna
Album - Billboard (North America)
Singles - Billboard (North America)
||"On The Beach (In The Summertime)"
||"Save The Country"
||"Save The Country"
||"One Less Bell To Answer"