Up, Up and Away (The 5th Dimension album)

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Up, Up and Away
Studio album by The 5th Dimension
Released May 1967
Recorded April 1966-March 11, 1967
Genre Pop/soul
Length 40:03
Label Soul City
Producer Marc Gordon, Willie Hutch, Johnny Rivers, Rob Santos
The 5th Dimension chronology
Up, Up and Away
(1967)
The Magic Garden
(1967)
Singles from Up, Up and Away
  1. "Go Where You Wanna Go"
    Released: 1966
  2. "Another Day, Another Heartache"
    Released: 1967
  3. "Up, Up and Away"
    Released: 1967
The 5th Dimension's "Up, Up and Away" from Up, Up and Away

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Up, Up and Away is the debut album by American pop group The 5th Dimension, released in 1967 (see 1967 in music). The title track was released as a single and became a major pop hit.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Up, Up and Away" (Jimmy Webb) – 2:45
  2. "Another Day, Another Heartache" (Steve Barri, P.F. Sloan) – 2:37
  3. "Which Way to Nowhere" (Webb) – 3:08
  4. "California My Way" (Willie Hutch) – 2:56
  5. "Misty Roses" (Tim Hardin) – 2:46
  6. "Go Where You Wanna Go" (John Phillips) – 2:22
  7. "Never Gonna Be the Same" (Webb) – 2:26
  8. "Pattern People" (Webb) – 3:02
  9. "Rosecrans Blvd." (Webb) – 2:54
  10. "Learn How to Fly" (Hutch) – 3:01
  11. "Poor Side of Town" (Lou Adler, Johnny Rivers) – 3:21
    CD Reissue Bonus Tracks
  12. "I'll Be Loving You Forever" (W.M. Hutchinson) – 3:11
  13. "Train Keep on Movin'" (Hutch) – 2:47
  14. "Too Poor to Die" (Marc Gordon, Hutchinson) – 1:53

Personnel[edit]

The 5th Dimension[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Marc Gordon, Willie Hutch, Johnny Rivers, Rob Santos
  • Mastering: Elliot Federman
  • Project coordination: Arlessa Barnes, Glenn Delgado, Christina DeSimone, Robin Diamond, Mandana Eidgah, Karyn Friedland, Felicia Gearhart, Laura Gregory, Jeremy Holiday, Robin Manning, Brooke Nochomson, Ed Osborne, Larry Parra, Dana Renert, Bill Stafford, Steve Strauss
  • Production assistants: Bones Howe, Tom Tierney, Russ Wapensky
  • Archivist: Joanna Feltman
  • Transfers: Mike Hartry
  • Arranger: Al Casey
  • String arrangements: Marty Paich
  • Art direction: Mathieu Bitton, Wardy Woodward
  • Design: Mathieu Bitton, Wayne Kimbell
  • Cover photo: Bernard Yeszin
  • Photography: Rob Santers
  • Liner notes: Mike Ragehoa

Charts and awards[edit]

Album[edit]

Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1967 Black Albums 10
1967 Pop Albums 8

Singles[edit]

Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1967 "Another Day, Another Heartache" Pop Singles 45
1967 "Go Where You Wanna Go" Pop Singles 16
1967 "Up, Up and Away" Pop Singles 7

Grammy awards[edit]

Year Winner Category
1967 "Up, Up and Away" Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
1967 "Up, Up and Away" Other Pop/Rock&Roll/ Contemporary Awards or Instrumental
1967 "Up, Up and Away" Record of the Year
1967 "Up, Up and Away" Song of the Year

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