The Lovin' Spoonful - Hums Of The Lovin' Spoonful (1966)

The Lovin' Spoonful are an American rock band originally active in the 1960s.

1965 and 1966 had been very successful years for The Lovin' Spoonful - with four hit singles and two albums released, they also got the chance to record the soundtrack for a Woody Allen film (What's Up, Tiger Lily?). Before the year was out they would have three more hits. The first of these proved to be their biggest, as the hard-driving "Summer In The City" became their first #1 pop hit. It also charted at #8 in the UK. The follow-up singles "Rain On The Roof" and "Nashville Cats" got to #10 and #8 respectively.
All three singles were featured on their third album, Hums Of The Lovin' Spoonful, released late in 1966. It proved to be a much more diverse record than their first two, mixing various strains of folk, blues, country and jug-band music into a collection of upbeat good-time music. For the first time, all the songs were written (or at least co-written) by frontman John Sebastian. The album itself charted at #14.

Daydream (1965) <|> Everything Playing (1967)
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