The Mamas & the Papas

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The Mamas & The Papas
Origin New York City, United States
Genres Folk rock, Psychedelic pop, Sunshine pop
Years active 1965–1968
1971–1972
Labels Dunhill
Members
John Phillips
Denny Doherty
Michelle Phillips
Cass Elliot
Scott McKenzie
Jill Gibson

The Mamas & The Papas were a popular pop music singing group in the 1960s. The group recorded and performed from 1965 to 1968 with a short reunion in 1971, releasing five albums and ten hit singles. They have sold nearly 40 million records worldwide.

The members of the group were John Phillips, his wife Michelle Phillips, Dennis Doherty, and Cass Elliot. They formed in New York City in 1964 and broke up in the early 1970s. Some of their famous songs are California Dreamin', I Saw Her Again and Creeque Alley.

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