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The HistoryMakers video oral history with Marilyn McCoo.

Author: Marilyn McCoo; Larry Crowe; Scott Stearns; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Singer and actress Marilyn McCoo was born on September 30, 1943 in Jersey City, New Jersey. She received her B.S. degree in business administration from the University of California-Los Angeles. In 1965, McCoo, Lamonte McLemore, Florence LaRue, Ron Townson and Billy Davis, Jr. formed the singing group The 5th Dimension. From 1966 to 1975, the group recorded a number of hit songs, including the Grammy Award-winning  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Internet videos
Interviews
Named Person: Marilyn McCoo; Marilyn McCoo
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn McCoo; Larry Crowe; Scott Stearns; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
OCLC Number: 1000519389
Credits: Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Performer(s): Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Event notes: Recorded
Los Angeles, California
2014 June 29.
Description: 1 online resource (4 video files (1 hr., 32 min., 16 sec.)) : sound, color.
Other Titles: History Makers video oral history with Marilyn McCoo
Marilyn McCoo

Abstract:

Singer and actress Marilyn McCoo was born on September 30, 1943 in Jersey City, New Jersey. She received her B.S. degree in business administration from the University of California-Los Angeles. In 1965, McCoo, Lamonte McLemore, Florence LaRue, Ron Townson and Billy Davis, Jr. formed the singing group The 5th Dimension. From 1966 to 1975, the group recorded a number of hit songs, including the Grammy Award-winning “Up, Up, and Away” and "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In." McCoo and Davis, Jr. married and left The 5th Dimension in 1975. Together, they released the Grammy-winning single, "You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show)" in 1976. McCoo went on to host television shows and released solo albums. She appeared on Broadway and acted in a number of movies. In 2004, McCoo and Davis co-authored the book Up, Up and Away…How We Found Love, Faith and Lasting Marriage in the Entertainment World.

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