“Hello Yellow Bug”: First-Rate Tot Pop

The Johnny Mann Singers channel their inner child to optimal effect in “Hello Yellow Bug” from 1968’s Love is Blue album on the Liberty label.  Somewhat surprisingly, this song did not enjoy single release:

Hello Yellow Bug – Johnny Mann Singers

Is it possible that The Johnny Mann Singers were taking a page from young upstarts, The Free Design, whose debut album had been released the previous year?

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