1969 The 5th Dimension – Workin’ On A Groovy Thing (US:#20)

“Workin’ On a Groovy Thing” is a song written by Neil Sedaka and Roger Atkins and originally recorded by Patti Drew on her 1968 album Workin’ on a Groovy Thing.

Also in 1969 it was recorded by The 5th Dimension. This version reached# 20 on the Billboard Hot 100, #9 on the U.S. adult contemporary chart, and #15 on the U.S. R&B chart. Outside the US, it peaked at#17 in Canada, and #48 in Australia in 1969. 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

Neil Sedaka
Roger Atkins

Charts

US:#20
UK:# –