1970 The 5th Dimension – One Less Bell To Answer (US:#2)

“One Less Bell to Answer” is a song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Originally written in 1967 for Keely Smith, the song was rediscovered in late 1969 by Bones Howe, the producer for The 5th Dimension, and the song was included on the group’s 1970 debut album for Bell Records, Portrait. Lead vocals on the single were sung by Marilyn McCoo.

Album

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Musicians

BassJoe Osborn
DrumsHal Blaine
VocalsFlorence LaRue
VocalsLamonte McLemore
VocalsMarilyn McCoo
VocalsRon Townson
VocalsBilly Davis Jr

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Produced By

Bones Howe

Songwriters

Burt Bacharach
Hal David

Charts

US:#2
UK:# –