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Jimmy Falon's Favorite Song 'Kites Are Fun'

turns out Jimmy Fallon's favorite song right now is The Free Design's "Kites Are Fun"! One of our very first reissues ever! Such a pleasant surprise 😊 Thanks Jimmy.

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The Free Design Artist Spotlight

Sandra Dedrick and the Free Design on the radio special Artists Spotlight from Simple Pleasures WSPR. Featuring an interview with Sandra and Music from The Free Design. Part 1   Part 2   Part 3   Part 4   Part 5

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Bite In The Attic | Cakes Are Fun!

Originally posted at: Since we here at LITA are all a little food-obsessed, we’ve hatched a plan to join our love of food and our love of music. Introducing… Bite In The Attic: A food blog within a music blog. We’ve started asking our eclectic catalog of musicians for their favorite recipes. The plan is then to recreate them, gobble them up, and post about it here! For our first installment we turned to Sandy Dedrick of The Free Design for some recipe inspiration. The Free Design (Sandy on the left)   For those unfamiliar, The Free Design were a...

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Love You by Sandra Dedrick: Kids’ music download for Valentine’s Day

"Love You" is featured on as a great song for Valentine's Day! We couldn't agree more!

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Sandy Dedrick Interview with Karl Gehrke on South Dakota Public Radio

The late 1960s were a golden age for what today is called sunshine pop. This was a time when vocal groups like the Association, the Mamas and Papas, Fifth Dimension and others hit the top of the charts with cheerful songs about riding in beautiful balloons and winsome girls handing out rainbows. Perhaps the sunniest group of all was a quartet of siblings from rural New York who called themselves the Free Design. With arranger and songwriter Chris Dedrick at the helm, brother Bruce and sisters Sandra and Ellen created music that was lyrically happy and playful, yet also musically...

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