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Up, Up and Away: The 5th Dimension Founder, LaMonte McLemore, Talks His Life and His Book, From Hobo Flats to the 5th Dimension: A Life Fulfilled in Baseball, Photography and Music

LaMonte McLemore is the founder of the Grammy winning musical group The 5th Dimension. The group rose to fame in the 1960s with classic hits including Up-Up and Away, Stoned Soul Picnic and Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In. Though retired from touring and performing, LaMonte is still working on music today. He hopes his latest song, Cease Fire, will be used in peace marches around the world.

Mr. McLemore, remarkably, is far more than an award winning musician, as if that is not enough. He has had a long and noteworthy career as a photographer. He was also signed to a major league baseball farm team, in his youth.

In photography, Mr. McLemore was one of the individuals who contributed to the early days of African American celebrity media. Along with a partner, he founded a publication called Elegant, featuring rich and famous African Americans. After the magazine folded, he joined with Jet Magazine and for 50 years was the photographer for Jet’s Beauty of the Week feature. The Grammy winner would go on to work with Playboy, Ebony and other publications as well.

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Our Favorite Neuroscientist, Dr. Kristen Willeumier is Back: Discusses Pre-Super Bowl 51 Events, Former New York Jets Great Mark Gastineau’s Health Challenges, More

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NCAA Tournament Bubble Teams Discussed: Most Likely To Least Likely

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Actor Gary Busey Talks New Movie Candiland, Storied Career, More

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Sword Swinging Coach Mike Leach Back: Talks 2017 Recruits, State of Cougars, Oscars, Super Bowl 51, More

Recently, national signing day commenced. High school athletes across the country announced where they intended to play college football. Various news reports said this was a good year

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Dan Severn Wants to Be Inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame and He Should Be: Amateur Wrestling/MMA/Pro Wrestling Star Speaks Out

In amateur wrestling, mixed martial arts and professional wrestling, Dan Severn’s contributions stand out. Today, Dan is no longer actively fighting, yet he is still active in

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Articulate and Knowledgeable, Former Professional Boxer/Current Boxing Trainer Bobby Rooney Lends Insight into Potential Mayweather/McGregor Boxing Match, More

Currently, there is much discussion about the possibility of undefeated, 49-0 professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. stepping into the squared circle for a matchup against current mixed martial

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Wynn Las Vegas Sportsbook Manager John Avello Breaks Down Super 51 and the Vegas Action

This coming weekend, thousands of residents and visitors will be watching Super Bowl 51 on the Las Vegas Strip, as well as taking advantage of gaming there. To

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