folk-pop group the Original Caste style was characterized by rich tight vocals and a clean
sound; the group was compared to The Carpenters,
The Mamas & the
Papas, Simon & Garfunkel,
and Peter, Paul and Mary.
in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 1966 the band moved to Los Angeles in 1968 and recorded the
single I Cant Make It Anymore for Dot Records.
In 1969 the band signed with TA Records, a label distributed by Bell Records
and quickly released One Tin Soldier a number one hit. The band followed that up
with another hit Mr. Monday. The album went
Gold propelling the band to tour Canada, the Unites States and Japan.
success brought the band many television appearances and allowed them the opportunity to
open for both B. B. King
and Glen Campbell.
Writers and Producers: Lambert and Potter, Innes
Chart Position: Number 1[where?]
Certification: Gold Record
Singles: One Tin Soldier, Mr. Monday, Live for Tomorrow,
Country Song, Nothing Can Touch Me