Blowing Away

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"Blowing Away"
Single by The 5th Dimension
from the album The Age of Aquarius
B-side"Skinny Man"
ReleasedDecember 1969 (1969-12)
GenreSoul
Length2:30
LabelSoul City
Songwriter(s)Laura Nyro
Producer(s)Bones Howe
The 5th Dimension singles chronology
"Wedding Bell Blues"
(1969)
"Blowing Away"
(1969)
"A Change Is Gonna Come/People Got to Be Free"
(1970)

"Blowing Away" (sometimes written as "Blowin' Away") is a song written by Laura Nyro and included on her 1967 album More Than a New Discovery.[1] In 1969, the 5th Dimension recorded it for their album The Age of Aquarius. Also released as a single, the 5th Dimension's version reached number 21 on the Billboard Hot 100.[2] The song was produced by Bones Howe and arranged by Bill Holman, Bob Alcivar, and Howe.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Planer, Lindsay. "Laura Nyro: More Than a New Discovery – Review". AllMusic. Retrieved January 13, 2022.
  2. ^ "The 5th Dimension: Chart History – Hot 100". Billboard.com. Retrieved January 13, 2022.