Wrote the foreword for "The Encyclopedia of Sixties Cool" by Chris Strodder (2007, Santa Monica Press).
The Mamas and the Papas | Mamas and the Papas
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Did You Know?
[asked what word comes to mind when she looks into a mirror] Lucky.
The wildly popular The Mamas and the Papas
, 1960s pop/folk group ("Monday, Monday" and "California Dreamin'" were their biggest hits), comprised Michelle and her husband at the time, John Phillips
, along with 'Mama' Cass Elliot
and Denny Doherty
. Michelle was temporarily kicked out of the group (replaced by Jill Gibson) after it was discovered she was having an affair with the other "Papa" (...