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“Sky and Sea”: 5D’s Jazz Vocal Instrumental II

Two years following sunshine pop’s progressive peak, The 5th Dimension would once again explore wordless vocal jazz – “Sky and Sea” from 1972’s Individually and Collectively, their fourth album for Bell:

“Sky and Sea”      The 5th Dimension     1972

This song – arranged by Bob Alcivar (no surprise) with Bones Howe – was written by Brazilian songwriter, pianist, singer, and “a father of the bossa nova,Johnny Alf (who passed in 2010 at the ago of 80) and originally entitled, “Céu e Mar.”

Johnny Alf LP

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