Australian singles charts:
Up Up and Away entered the Kent charts on 15 July 1967 and was a #1 hit. The song was #12 on the Top 100 of 1967.
The song was released on the 1967 album Up Up and Away.
Johnny Rivers, Marc Gordon
Record label of Australian release:
Written by Jimmy Webb, the song is a canonical example of sunshine pop, themed around images of hot air ballooning. It cleaned up at the 1968 Grammy Awards, winning Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, Best Performance by a Vocal Group, Best Performance by a Chorus and Best Contemporary Song.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Up,Up_and_Away (song)
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