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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Today Is Tomorrow! - The Four Freshmen

Lady Madonna
Today Is Tomorrow!
The Four Freshmen
Liberty LST-7563

Producer: Jack Tracy
Arranger: Dick Reynolds
Engineer: Lanky Linstrot
Art Direction: Woody Woodward
Fashion Designs And Cover Models courtesy Of Rudi Gerneich
Cover Photography: Ivan Nagy

From the back cover: Trends come and go, and we have seen a bunch of them. Usually trends don't especially affect us – Elvis, Folk or Calypso – it doesn't matter. We do what we do. Recently though, this spinning, unpredictable music business is pointing our direction – have you noticed? Group singing is more stylish than ever before. Nothing could be more "mod" than to sing four notes in chords. We're not kicking though – we like being stylish. If we were the only ones heading in this direction, we might get to thinking we're on the wrong track. These new groups are helping keep the music business tuned to The Four Freshmen sound – helping keep us "in style."

From Billboard - June 15, 1968: The pleasant close harmonies of the Freshmen have been entertaining audiences since the early days of Presley, and with contemporary material, the soft sounds still works...

Day Dream
My Girl
Will You Love Me Tomorrow
Walk On By
You've Got To Be Loved
Lady Madonna
Soul Coaxing
Come Fly With Me
When School Is Out This Year
Here's To You

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