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Lou Adler honored with Grammy Trustees Award

February 12, 2019

Congratulations to The Mamas and the Papas producer and long-time friend Lou Adler, who was honored with a Trustees Award at the 61st annual Grammy Awards last night in Los Angeles, CA. This Special Merit Award is presented by vote of the Recording Academy’s National Trustees to individuals who, during their careers in music, have […]

“Monterey Pop” Added to National Film Registry

December 13, 2018

D.A. Pennebaker’s classic documentary, Monterey Pop, has been added to the National Film Registry. It was inducted to the 750-title strong collection with 25 other classics for 2018. Pennebaker filmed at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival, which was founded by The Mamas and the Papas, along with Lou Adler and Bill Graham. It laid the blueprint […]

Michelle Phillips accepts honor from the State of California for “California Dreamin’”

September 11, 2018

Michelle Phillips attended the 2018 Love Street Festival in Laurel Canyon this summer to receive a resolution from the state of California recognizing the cultural and economic impact of “California Dreamin’.” State Senator Henry Stern sponsored and presented the resolution. Wilson Phillips, with Bijou Phillips and Owen Elliot-Kugell, joined Michelle on stage for a rendition […]

Jampol Artist Management Signs the Mamas and the Papas

September 11, 2018

Jampol Artist Management Inc., whose roster includes such legacy artists as The Doors, Janis Joplin, Ramones, Otis Redding, Muddy Waters and Jefferson Airplane, among others, has signed seminal 60s group The Mamas & The Papas for representation. The firm will work on behalf of the group in exploring and accessing opportunities in feature and documentary […]

The Mamas And The Papas Follow ‘Monday Monday’

July 28, 2018

By the summer of 1966, the Mamas and the Papas were two hits into their American chart career, with a third single getting bigger. The Californian vocal group were going about the business of following the US No. 1 and international smash ‘Monday Monday’ when their next single ‘I Saw Her Again’ entered the UK […]

reDiscover The Mamas & The Papas’ ‘Deliver’

March 18, 2018

When The Mamas & The Papas climbed from No.12 to No.9 in the UK chart at the tail-end of the Summer Of Love in August 1967, with ‘Creeque Alley,’ it turned out to be the last week the group spent in the Top 10 on either side of the Atlantic during their recording lifetime. In […]

Do You Wanna Dance With The Mamas and the Papas?

November 23, 2016

When the Mamas and the Papas asked ‘Do You Wanna Dance,’ they were by no means the first to offer the invitation. Everyone from Del Shannon to the Beach Boys had got there before them; everyone from John Lennon to the Ramones would record it later. But the quartet’s version of the pop staple became […]