Real name: The 5th Dimension
Effective period / Period of releases: 1966 - 2014
Members: Lou Courtney, Terry Clarke, Billy Davis Jr., Marilyn McCoo, Florence LaRue, Ron Townson, Lamonte McLemore, Michael Mishaw, Leonard Tucker, Patrice Morris, Terri BryantPop - soul vocal harmony group.
Founded in the middle of the 60's by Billy Davis Jr. Their worldwide hit "Up-Up And Away" sold more than 5 million copies between 1967 and 1968 and its parent album more than 1 million copies during those years.
In 1968 this group set a sensational record by winning 5 Grammy awards (Best song of the year for "Up-Up And Away", Best vocal group, Best contemporary album, Album of the year, Best contemporary group).
They have recorded for Soul City (2), Liberty, Bell Records, ABC Records and Motown till the late 70's. The group changed its line-up many times over the years and was finally inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2002.