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Mamas and Papas Albums

If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears

1st album by The Mamas and Papas in 1965 . With people thinking the cover was indecent because of the toilet being uncovered on the album three different versions of the cover was put out . One being the exposed toilet , another being a black border around the whole bathroom (just revealing their faces, basically), and the final and most common one being a scroll over the toilet saying Includes California Dreamin' , Monday,Monday , and I Call Your Name . Tracks include...

  1. Monday , Monday (J.Phillips)
  2. Straight Shooter (J. Phillips)
  3. Got A Feelin' (Doherty & J. Phillips)
  4. I Call Your Name (Lennon& McCartney)
  5. Do You Wanna Dance (B.Freeman)
  6. Go Where You Wanna Go (J.Phillips)
  7. California Dreamin' (J.&M. Phillips)
  8. Spanish Harlem (J.Leiber/Phil Spector)
  9. Somebody Groovy (J. Phillips)
  10. Hey Girl (J.&M. Phillips)
  11. You Baby (P.F. Sloan & Steve Barri)
  12. In Crowd (Billy Page)
Producer: Lou Adler Engineer: Bones Howe Photos: Guy Webster Musicians include:P.F. Sloan, Hal Blaine, Larry Knechtel, Joe Osborn Electric violin: Peter Pilafian

Label/catalog number = Dunhill 50006 Date Released= February 1966

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The Mamas and The Papas : Cass- John - Michelle - Dennie

2nd self titled album ... Notice the spelling error in Denny's name.. this was the album where Michelle was temporarily fired, and Jill Gibson was placed over Michelle's photo on the cover. Michelle was taken back, however, and the Jill cover was never released. You can still hear Jill on some tracks however. Tracks include...

  1. No Salt on Her Tail (J.Phillips)
  2. Trip Stumble and Fall (J.Phillips-M.Gilliam)
  3. Dancing Bear (J.Phillips)
  4. Words of Love (J.Phillips)
  5. My Heart Stood Still (Rodgers & Hart)
  6. Dancing in the Street (Stevenson & Gaye)
  7. I Saw Her Again (J.Phillips - D.Doherty)
  8. Strange Young Girls (J.Phillips)
  9. I Can't Wait (J.Phillips)
  10. Even if I Could (J.Phillips)
  11. That Kind of Girl (J.Phillips)
  12. Once Was a Time I Thought (J.Phillips)
Musicians Sounds were made by Hal Blaines drums, Larry Knectels organ and piano, Joe Osbourns Bass, the guitar sounds by the Doctor Eric Hord, Tommy Tedesco and John Phillips, the acknowledged leader, among the strange instruments used - one was the electric violin of Peter Palafain. Tne fantastic engineer on this album was Bones Howe. Henry Lewy more than helped electronically. Both were assisted by Bowen David. The cover and liner notes were of course by Guy Webster. Taken at 5:00 AM in the desert. The art work was done by George Whiteman. Arrangements are done by head (impromptu) on the session with contributions by everyone

- Lou Adler PRODUCER

Label/Catalog # = Dunhill 50010 Date Released = September 1966

The Mamas and The Papas : Cass- John - Michelle - Dennie

3rd Album by The Mamas and Papas from 1967 . Tracks include ..

  1. Dedicated to The One I Love (Pauling/Bass)
  2. My Girl (S. Robinson/R. White)
  3. Creeque Alley (J. Phillips/M. Gilliam)
  4. Sing For Your Supper (Rogers & Hart)
  5. Twist and Shout (B. Russel/P. Medley)
  6. Free Advice (J. Phillips/M. Gilliam)
  7. Look Through My Window (J. Phillips)
  8. Boys & Girls Together (J. Phillips)
  9. String Man (J. Phillips/M. Gilliam)
  10. Frustration (J. Phillips)
  11. Did You Ever Wanna Cry (J. Phillips)
  12. John's Music Box (J. Phillips)
Musicians Include : Hal Blaine, Drums and Percussion; Larry Knechtel, Keyboard Instruments; Jim Horn, Flute & Saxophone; Joe Osborn, Bass; "Doctor" Eric Hord, Guitar; P.F. Sloan, Guitar; Gary Coleman, Percussion , bells & Mirimba; John Phillips, Guitar . Produced by Lou Adler

Label/Catalog # = Dunhill 50014 Date Released = March 1967

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