Tuesday, 18 October 2016

The Yellow Balloon- 1967 US

The Yellow Balloon was an American sunshine pop band, produced by Gary Zekley. The group is notable for featuring Don Grady (sometimes billed as "Luke R. Yoo") of Mouseketeers and My Three Sons fame. Other band members hailed from Oregon and Arizona. They were led by Alex Valdez (lead singer), and included Frosty Green (keyboards), Don Braucht (bass guitar), and Paul Cannella (lead guitar).
The Yellow Balloon released multiple singles, including their hit "Yellow Balloon" which peaked at #25 on the Billboard 100 Chart and  "Good Feelin' Time" both taken from the group's debut album.
The band's 1967 self-titled LP was released through Canterbury Records (CLPS-1502) and besides featuring the hit single "Yellow Balloon", also included two songs co-written by former The Mamas & the Papas singer Jill Gibson.
From this album i chose "How Can I Be Down", "Yellow Balloon" and "Follow The Sunshine".

-by dj fanis: here

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