Amsterdam 2010
Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (7 of 7)
Location: Netherlands
In My Own Words:
Californian musician/composer in Holland since 1975.


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Magic Garden ~ The 5th Dimension
Magic Garden ~ The 5th Dimension
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I've had the LP since I was a young teenager. I loved the music of Jimmy Webb and the singing of 5th Dimension; here they were together in a "symphonic" setting. This is not just a 60's pop record but a musical journey beginning with a Prologue and ending with an Epilogue with beautiful little gems of instrumental interludes dividing the songs and echoing the music of the opening question "Have you tried Love?". Unlike the Beatles, Van Dyke Parks or Frank Zappa who also brought out concept-LPs in the late 60's, Mr. Webb let others do the performing. And in this case, one of the top harmony vocal groups of that day; perfection was their goal. The instrumental writing, all arranged by Webb… Read more