Pace Magazine, 1965.
vinyl condition: G (some surface noise)
During the tumultuous 1960s, J. Blanton Belk wanted to harness the energy of the youth movement and amplify the voices of young people to create positive change so he created "Up With People." The first cast traveled to Jordan High School in Watts after the riots, performing for students in an attempt unite the crowd through music.
According to the 28 January 1967 edition of Billboard magazine, “The decision to form a record subsidiary (Pace) follows the successful sale of a premium album offered in conjunction with the recent television special "Up With People," which played on independent stations throughout the nation. Blocker said 750,000 copies of an “UP WITH PEOPLE LP were sold through Schick, the show's sponsor.