The Lovin' Spoonful

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The Lovin' Spoonful in 1965. Top: Steve Boone, Middle: Joe Butler. Bottom: Zal Yanovsky (on the left), John Sebastian (on the right).

The Lovin' Spoonful is an American folk-rock band formed in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, United States. Their members include; John Sebastian, Zal Yanovsky, Steve Boone, Jerry Yester, and Joe Butler. The Lovin' Spoonful had popular songs such as Summer in the City and Do You Believe In Magic?.

They are still performing live all around the United States as of 2023. The current members include original members Steve Boone and Joe Butler.

They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.

Zal Yanovsky died on December the 13th 2002 from a heart attack at the age of 58.