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Going Places produced four more singles: "Tijuana Taxi", "Spanish Flea", "Third Man Theme", and "Zorba the Greek".
"Tijuana Taxi" and "Spanish Flea" would be used in the 1966 Academy Award-winning animated short A Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass Double Feature.
Alpert set up a small recording studio in his garage and had been overdubbing a tune called "Twinkle Star", written by Sol Lake, who would eventually write many of the Brass's original tunes.
During a visit to Tijuana, Mexico, Alpert happened to hear a mariachi band while attending a bullfight.
In 1967, the Tijuana Brass performed the title cut to the first movie version of Casino Royale.
Many of the tracks from Whipped Cream and Going Places received a great deal of airplay; they are frequently used as incidental music on The Dating Game, notably the tracks "Whipped Cream", "Spanish Flea", and "Lollipops and Roses".
"Tell It to the Birds" was recorded as the first release on the Alpert & Moss label Carnival Records.
When Alpert and Moss found that there was prior usage of the Carnival name, they renamed the label A&M Records.
In 1965, Alpert released two albums, Whipped Cream & Other Delights and Going Places.
The singles included the title cut, "Lollipops and Roses", and "A Taste of Honey".
The latter won a Grammy Award for Record of the Year.
Alpert also has created abstract expressionist paintings and sculpture over two decades, which are publicly displayed on occasion.
Alpert and his wife, Lani Hall, are substantial philanthropists through the operation of the Herb Alpert Foundation. 1 albums and 28 albums total on the Billboard Album chart, nine Grammy Awards, fourteen platinum albums, and fifteen gold albums. Born into a family of musicians, his father, although a tailor by trade, was also a talented mandolin player.