Written-By – John Phillips
Written-By – J. Phillips*, M. Gilliam*
|3-10155||The Mama's & The Papa's*||Monday, Monday (7", Single, Mono)||RCA Victor||3-10155||Spain||1966|
|101.790, 101 790 - 100||The Mamas & The Papas||Monday, Monday / California Dreamin' (7")||MCA Records, MCA Records||101.790, 101 790 - 100||Germany||1980|
|UICY-5007||The Mamas & The Papas||California Dreamin' (CD, Single)||MCA Records||UICY-5007||Japan||2002|
|OG 9176||The Mamas & The Papas||California Dreamin' / Monday Monday (7", Single)||Old Gold||OG 9176||UK||Unknown|
|ABC 22001||The Mamas & The Papas||Monday, Monday / California Dreamin' (7")||ABC Records||ABC 22001||Italy||1976|
About California Dreamin’. The most recognized song by the iconic 60’s rock/folk California based band. The song is consistently found among the top 100 songs ever. Originally recorded by Barry McGuire (of Eve of Destruction fame), the song became a big hit in 1966 and a staple in the 60’s counterculture movement. From the album If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears that also included their most successful chart hit, Monday Monday. Why is this song so good and catchy?! Because it’s good and catchy! How did this song originate? Read the bio above
The Mamas & the Papas were a vocal group from Los Angeles, California that was active from 1966 to 1969. Their discography consists of a total of five albums and seventeen singles, six of which made the Billboard top ten, and sold close to 40 million records worldwide. The Mamas and the Papas' recordings were released on Dunhill Records until 1967, when the company was sold and the label became ABC-Dunhill.
The Mamas & the Papas is the self-titled second studio album by the American folk rock vocal group The Mamas & the Papas, released in 1966. The album peaked at number 4 on the US Billboard 200 album chart and number 24 in the UK. The lead off single, "I Saw Her Again", reached number 5 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and number 11 in the UK Singles Chart
California Dreamin'" is a song written by John Phillips and Michelle Phillips and was first recorded by Barry McGuire. However, the best-known version is by the Mamas and the Papas, who sang backup on the original version and released it as a single in 1965. The song is No. 89 in Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. The lyrics of the song express the narrator's longing for the warmth of Los Angeles during a cold winter in New York City.
Written-By – J. Philips. B. California Dreamin'. Written-By – J. Philips, M. Gilliam. Release in the serie 'Double Hit" Original release 1966. Rights Society: STEMRA. The Mamas & The Papas. California Dreamin' (CD, Single).
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Side A. 1. California Dreamin' 2. Monday, Monday 3. Go Where You Wanna Go 4. Somebody Groovy 5. Got A Feelin' 6. Straight Shooter 7. Do You Wanna Dance 8. You Baby 9. I Saw Her Again Last Night. Side B. Even If I Could 2. Words Of Love 3. Dancing In The Street 4. Strange Young Girls 5. No Salt On Her Tail 6. Trip, Stumble & Fall 7. Creeque Alley 8. Dedicated To The One Love. In 1966 they recorded their second album The Mamas And The Papas. I Saw Her Again" was the first single from the album before release. When the album was released in 1966, it peaked at number four in the US, continuing the band's success. Words of Love" was released as the second single and "Dancing in the Street" was released as the third and final single. Deliver came in the autumn of 1966.
The Mamas & the Papas used top-tier Los Angeles studio musicians on their recordings. On this track, Larry Knechtel played keyboards, Joe Osborn played bass, Hal Blaine was on drums and . Sloan was the baby of the bunch, just 20 years old when the song was released. Samantha from UsaThe song Monday, Monday was about the Kent State shooting. John Philips talked to Terri Gross on NPR several weeks ago and confirmed the story behind the lyrics. Sal from Saginaw, MiThe studio version of the song can't compare to the live version at Monterey.
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