The Lovin’ Spoonful

60’s Pop

Original Members, 

John Sebastian (vocals, guitar, harmonica, born March 17, 1944), who was the group's front figure, and he also wrote the majority of their songs

Steve Boone (bass, born Sept. 23, 1943),  Zalman Yanovsky (guitar, born Dec. 19, 1944, dead Dec. 13, 2002) and  Joe Butler (drums, born Jan. 19, 1943)

always klick on pic’s.

Lovin' Spoonful, the

New York, New York, USA

Formed in about 1964/65

Years active1965–1969, 1979, 1991–present

New York

The Lovin' Spoonful is an American rock band, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 and well known for a number of hit songs in the 1960s including "Summer in the City", "Do You Believe In Magic", "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?", and "Daydream".

Career: Formation and early years (1964-1965)

The band had its roots in the folk music scene based in the Greenwich Village section of lower Manhattan during the early 1960s. John B. Sebastian, the son of classical harmonicist John Sebastian, grew up in the Village in contact with music and musicians, including folk musicians who were involved with the American folk music revival of the 1950s through the early 1960s. Sebastian formed the Spoonful with guitarist Zal Yanovsky from a bohemian folk group called The Mugwumps (two other members, Cass Elliot and Denny Doherty, later formed half of the Mamas & the Papas), playing local coffee houses and small clubs. The formation of the Lovin' Spoonful during this period was later described in the lyrics of the Mamas & the Papas' 1967 top ten hit, "Creeque Alley… Read the full Info here >>> The Lovin Spoonful

Summer In The City - 1965

Younger Girl - 1965

Nashville Cats - 1966

Daydream - 1966

Rain On The Roof - 1966

Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind - 1966

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