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Up, Up and Away!

on May 13, 2022
In spite of all of our worries and cares right now, life goes on, and it’s far too precious to waste. Last night, I hopped into the car and took a long drive. It was quiet and relaxing, the weather beautiful, and the sunset gorgeous. I couldn’t help thinking about some of the happy music that I’ve heard over the decades, and this song, in particular, popped into my head. I remember listening to this song on the radio at breakfast every morning before school. And, guess what! It’s still a happy song!

The 5th Dimension – one of the best groups of the 1960s. I always loved Marilyn McCoo’s luscious voice.

Have a happy weekend! Do what you love to do! Go where you want to go!

Dawn Pisturino

May 13, 2022

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11 responses to “Up, Up and Away!

  1. utahan15 says:

    billy and marilyn too

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  2. Neal Saye says:

    Oh, Dawn, what a delightfully optimistic post. Thank you so much for the encouragement.

    Liked by 2 people

  3. I like your post, the music anyway, but dear Dawn, in Germany only rich people can drive themselves around for fun.

    (sorry for the downer)

    …and I like to drive a car so much.

    Have fun.

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  4. abvr says:

    Mmmm, Oh yes, you just jolted my memory,
    And I recall now, I remember listening to it on various radio channels.
    It was also a dancefloor favourite.
    I love the start of the song, it immediately takes you into a jazz dance 💃 routine.
    Reminding one, that life truly goes on.

    Lovely share

    Liked by 2 people

  5. balladeer says:

    Very upbeat song!

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Aww, what a delightful one, lovely to listen to. ‘Mid all the worries, life must go on indeed.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Quite an amazing and memorable song that represents a lot of the ’60s vibe for mainstream audiences. It has been stuck in my head since childhood.

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