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LA quartet Ambrosia, whose founding users included guitarist/vocalist David Pack, bassist/vocalist Joe Puerta, keyboardist Christopher North, and drummer Burleigh Drummond, fused symphonic artwork rock having a slickly produced pop audio. The group was found out in 1971 by LA Philharmonic conductor Zubin Mehta, who presented Ambrosia within a so-called All-American Desire Concert. Nevertheless, it required them four even more years to obtain a record agreement; Ambrosia premiered in 1975 and spawned the graph singles “Holdin’ to Last night” and “Good, Nice, EXCELLENT.” (The second option was predicated on Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle.) Ambrosia obtained another strike in 1977 having a cover from the Beatles’ “Magical Secret Tour” from your film ALL OF THIS and World Battle II, that they also made an appearance in. North remaining the group right before their biggest pop discovery in 1978 with the quantity three strike “JUST HOW MUCH PERSONALLY I THINK.” Ambrosia adopted this achievement in 1980 with another number 3 hit, “Biggest Section of Me,” and the quantity 13 follow-up “You’re the only real Female.” Their following album failed, closing their operate of chart achievement, as well as the group split up; specific members remain active as program music artists and vocalists, in addition to makers. David Pack’s 1985 single recording Anywhere You Proceed actually presented both Puerta and Drummond (alongside Kerry Livgren, Michael McDonald, Stanley Clarke, and Toto’s Michael Porcaro), as well as the music group reunited many years later on. Several tours adopted through the ’90s, alongside new recordings highlighted over the band’s 1997 Anthology discharge. Pack still left after 2001 for extra solo projects, as well as the music group released the concert record Live a calendar year afterwards without him.

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Music Songs Biggest Part of Me, How Much I Feel, You're the Only Woman, Holdin' On to Yesterday, Nice, Nice, Very Nice, I Just Can't Let Go, Can't Let A Woman, Magical Mystery Tour, How Can You Love Me, Mama Frog, World Leave Me Alone, Time Waits for No One, That's How Much I Feel, Make Us All Aware, Lover Arrive, We Need You Too, Life Beyond L.A., Livin' on My Own, Feelin' Alive Again, Kid No More, If Heaven Could Find Me, Poor Rich Boy, Ready for Camarillo, Not as You Were, Drink of Water, Rock n' a Hard Place, Danse With Me George, Dancin' by Myself, Mama Don't Understand, Cowboy Star, I Wanna Know, For Openers
Albums One Eighty, Life Beyond L.A., Road Island, The Essentials, Anthology, Somewhere I've Never Travelled, Ambrosia, Neacute Veacute, Live... 5th Floor Cincinnati, , OH 15 Nov '78, Glitter & Gold, Up in Smoke, How Much I Feel & Other Hits, Rhino Hi Five: Ambrosia, Live
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals


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1 1970s rock band from California.
2 Members have included Burleigh Drummond, David Pack, Joe Puerta, Dean Parks, David Lewis, James Bernstein, Royce Jones.


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Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Sparrows: Nesting 2015 performer: "Hopes And Dreams"
Tammy 2014 performer: "How Much I Feel"
Psych 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Bones 2008 TV Series music - 1 episode
Knocked Up 2007 performer: "Biggest Part of Me"
Columbo 1990 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Inside Moves 1980 performer: "Outside"
Rock Concert 1980 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Coast to Coast 1980 performer: "Feels So Good to Win"
All This and World War II 1976 Documentary performer: "Magical Mystery Tour"

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2011 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
VH-1 Where Are They Now? 2000 TV Series documentary Themselves
Rock Concert 1980 TV Series Themselves
The Midnight Special 1980 TV Series Themselves

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