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The 5th Dimension: Up, Up and Away/Magic Garden

Gene Sculatti, Collector's Choice Records, 2006

IT'S NO SECRET that time has a way of erasing details and leaving our memories with only the broadest contours of our shared experience. Most cultural recollections of the year 1967 begin and end with the Summer of Love, and it's widely assumed that everyone on the planet (or at least in the country and under the age of 50) was freaking out under the spell of 'White Rabbit' and 'Light My Fire,' prancing about in paisley and turning their stereos up to 11 to fully experience the guitar fury of Hendrix and Clapton.

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