1969 The 5th Dimension – Blowing Away (US:#7)

“Blowing Away” (sometimes written as “Blowin’ Away”) is a song written by Laura Nyro and performed by The 5th Dimension. It reached #7 on the U.S. adult contemporary chart, #21 on the Billboard Hot 100, #24 in Canada, and #55 in Australia in 1970. It was featured on their 1969 album, The Age of Aquarius.

The song was produced by Bones Howe and arranged by Bill Holman, Bob Alcivar, and Howe

Album

Video

Musicians

BassJoe Osborn
DrumsHal Blaine
GuitarDennis Budimir
GuitarMike Deasy
GuitarTommy Tedesco
KeyboardsJimmy Rowles
KeyboardsLarry Knechtel
KeyboardsPete Jolly
PercussionHal Blaine
PercussionLarry Bunker
VocalsBilly Davis Jr
VocalsFlorence LaRue
VocalsLamonte McLemore
VocalsMarilyn McCoo
VocalsRon Townson

Produced By

Bones Howe

Songwriters

Laura Nyro

Charts

US:#7
UK:# –