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LaMonte McLemore News

 
Date Of Birth:
September 17, 1939 (80)
Birth Place:
St. Louis, MO, USA
Bio:
LaMonte founded one of the most popular singing groups of the proverbial rock era, The 5th Dimension. Their Grammy-winning, uplifting anthems for a generation, "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In" and "Up-Up and Away" brought soothing yet exhilarating harmony during the turbulent times of the late '60's. ... (read more)
 
Date of Birth: September 17, 1939 (80)

Birth Place: St. Louis, MO, USA

Bio:
LaMonte founded one of the most popular singing groups of the proverbial rock era, The 5th Dimension. Their Grammy-winning, uplifting anthems for a generation, "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In" and "Up-Up and Away" brought soothing yet exhilarating harmony during the turbulent times of the late '60's. ... (read more)
LaMonte McLemore Of The 5th Dimension Celebrates 50 Years Of 'Aquarius' And 105 Years Of 'Mama June' LaMonte McLemore Of The 5th Dimension Celebrates 50 Years Of 'Aquarius' And 105 Years Of 'Mama June'
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

'Up-Up and Away,' 'Stoned Soul Picnic,' Wedding Bell Blues'...their iconic songs made for uplifting sounds of a generation with the medley from Broadway's HAIR, 'Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In' being the 'greatest hit' of all. (more...)

'Aquarius' Singer of The 5th Dimension Releases New Song: 'Cease Fire'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The 6-time Grammy winning founder of Pop-Soul legendary singing group, The 5th Dimension is keeping it fresh these days, celebrating a hit memoir and now releasing a new song he wrote titled, 'Cease Fire.' (more...)

LaMonte McLemore of The 5th Dimension Shares Memories of Broadway, Sinatra, and More in HOBO FLATS Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2015

He founded one of the most popular singing groups of the proverbial rock era, The 5th Dimension. Their Grammy-winning, uplifting anthems for a generation, 'Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In' and 'Up-Up and Away' brought soothing yet exhilarating harmony during the turbulent times of the late '60's. (more...)

'AN EVENING WITH LAMONTE MCLEMORE' Set for Sugar Bar
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

LaMonte McLemore, the tall n' dapper founder of six-time Grammy winning legends The 5th Dimension--with such generational mega hits as 'Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In' from HAIR, 'Up-Up and Away,' and 'Stoned Soul Picnic'--brings his charming on-stage chat to New York City's posh Sugar Bar, 254 W. 72nd St. on Saturday, June 13, from 6 to 8 PM. In celebration of his hit memoir 'From Hobo Flats the The 5th Dimension,' Mr. McLemore will be interviewed by his biographer Robert-Allan Arno before taking questions from fans. 'Mac' as he is warmly known, not only will share 40 years of uplifting, history-making adventures with The 5th Dimension, but his 50 years as the photographer of JET magazine's enticing 'Beauty of the Week' feature. The humorously heartwarming story-teller will follow with a memoir-signing of 'From Hobo Flats to The 5th Dimension,' with books available at the venue, including photo ops for fans. (more...)

LaMonte of The 5th Dimension Celebrates 'Aquarius' Anniversary and Broadway Connections in New Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2015

LaMonte McLemore, founder of the multi-Grammy winning quintet, tells the secrets behind this Platinum medley--finding it, recording it, and its perfect place in history--in his new memoir, 'From Hobo Flats to The 5th Dimension: A Life Fulfilled in Baseball, Photography and Music.' Mac, as he's warmly known, chatted with his biographer, Robert-Allan Arno, for the occasion. (more...)

The 5th Dimension's LaMonte McLemore Releases 'FROM HOBO FLATS' Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Enraptured after attending Broadway's then toast of the town, The 5th Dimension put together 'Aquarius' from HAIR with 'Let the Sunshine In' and the rest was chart-topping history. Spending six straight weeks at number one in the spring of '69, the medley became an ultimate, uplifting anthem for a generation. The story behind this mega hit is told in LaMonte McLemore's heartwarming new memoir 'From Hobo Flats to The 5th Dimension,' available now on Amazon. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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