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The Mamas & the Papas

The Mamas & the Papas
Formed: 1965 in Los Angeles, CA
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Disbanded: 1972
Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Denny Doherty, John Phillips, Michelle Phillips, Cass Elliot
Biography: The leading California-based vocal group of the '60s, the Mamas & the Papas epitomized the ethos of the mid- to late-'60s pop culture: live free, play free, and love free. Their music, built around radiant harmonies and a solid electric folk foundation, was gorgeous on its own terms, but a major part ...Read full biography
If You Can Believe Your Eyes & Ears [Reissue]
Released: 1966
Label: Geffen
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In the spring of 1966, If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears represented a genuinely new sound, as fresh to listeners as the songs on Meet the Beatles had seemed two years earlier. Released just as "California ...Read full review
The Mamas & the Papas
Released: 1966
Label: Sundazed
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Sometimes art and events, personal or otherwise, converge on a point transcending the significance of either -- a work achieves a relevance far beyond the seeming boundaries of the creation at hand. During ...Read full review
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