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"You've Made Me So Very Happy" ~ Blood, Sweat & Tears

June 18, 2021 Sid Holmes
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Sax player and horn arranger Fred Lipsius discusses the origin of the first rock/jazz fusion band, and the creation of their first hit song.
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Fred's musical upbringing in jazz
Forming Blood, Sweat & Tears
Fred's switch from jazz to rock
First BS&T album
David Clayton Thomas joins BS&T
Recording "You've Made Me So Very Happy"
The single "You've Made Me So Very Happy" is released
BS&T become rock stars
Tensions in the band
BS&T and the Grammys
Fred's reflections on rock stardom and life