Time Has Come Today" is a hit single by the American soul group the Chambers Brothers, written by Willie & Joe Chambers. The song was recorded and released as a single in 1966 by Columbia Records. It was then featured on the album The Time Has Come in November 1967, and released again as a single in December 1967. The 1967 single was a Top 10 near-miss in America, spending five weeks at No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the fall of 1968
The Chambers Brothers started performing "Time Has Come Today" in 1965. The following year, they signed with Columbia Records, whose label boss Clive Davis surprised them by forbidding them to record it. Willie Chambers told the story in his Songfacts interview: "After we signed with Columbia Records, there was a big party with all the food and booze and all this stuff. All the important people were there and we got to meet all of the head hogs and Clive was there. He was there for a couple of hours and he says, 'Well, I must be going, I have other appointments
The resulting album and subsequent title track hit were huge successes, especially on FM radio. The rest of the album shows the brothers not just embracing the psychedelic trends, but also redefining their R&B leanings. 1. All Strung Out over You. R. Clark. The Chambers Brothers.
The Time Has Come Today Songfacts says: This song spoke to the younger generation that was fighting for civil rights, social justice and an end to the Vietnam War. The lyrics are somewhat ambiguous, but the constant repetition of the word "Time!" makes it clear that the song is a call to action. The Chambers Brothers are a soul music group best known for their 1968 hit record "Time Has Come Today". The group was formed in 1954 in Los Angeles by four brothers from Mississippi, Lester, George, Willie and Joe Chambers. They toured extensively throughout southern California but did not achieve nationwide success until 1965 when, with the addition of drummer Brian Keenan, they appeared at the Newport Folk Festival.
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The only exception is This is KOO-KOO! And my soul’s been psychedelicized. Man, did the Chambers Brothers nail this one; lyrics, music, attitude – everything! It took a group of soul singers to step in and show everyone how it’s done! This is a monster among psychedelic songs, unrelenting in its power and driven by an insane koo koo clock-ticking beat, wailing guitar that slides into the Little Drummer Boy and then psychedelic howls that evolve into madness and the coolest cacophony of fuzz guitar, manic drums and throbbing bass that builds into one of the best hard-rockin’ reprise and finish to. a song ever.