In November 1966.

In November 1966, “Kama Sutra” label released “Hums of the Lovin’ Spoonful”, the third studio and fourth overall Lovin’ Spoonful album. It was recorded in 1966, at “Bell Sound Studios” and “Columbia Studios”, and was produced by  Erik Jacobsen.


  • John Sebastian– lead and backing vocals, guitar, 12-string guitar, autoharp, piano, organ, ocarina, pedal steel guitar, Irish harp
  • Zal Yanovsky– electric and acoustic guitars, backing and lead vocals,  banjo, slide whistle
  • Steve Boone– electric and double basses, piano, organ, percussion
  • Joe Butler– drums, backing and lead vocals, percussion
  • Henry Diltz– clarinet
  • Artie Schroeck– electric piano
  • Larry Hankin – Jew’s harp
  • Engineered by Roy Halee
  • Photography by Henry Diltz

Track listing:

All tracks by John Sebastian except where noted.

  1. Lovin’ You
  2. Bes’ Friends
  3. Voodoo in My Basement
  4. Darlin’ Companion
  5. Henry Thomas
  6. Full Measure – Steve Boone, John Sebastian
  7. Rain on the Roof
  8. Coconut Grove – John Sebastian, Zal Yanovsky
  9. Nashville Cats
  10. 4 Eyes
  11. Summer in the City – John Sebastian, Mark Sebastian, Steve Boone

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