In little more than two initial years of success, the creative intensity of The Mamas and the Papas created a timeless songbook.
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A look into the many versions of the song written and first recorded by Bobby Freeman.
Soundtrack composers are often the unsung heroes of film, but without their music, the movies would struggle to come to life.
The vocal quartet were on the June 22, 1968 edition to sing 'Twelve Thirty,' a US hit single the year before.
The track evoked the Summer of Love of a few months earlier and made lyrical reference to The Beatles.
Made famous by its appearance in the movie 'Cocktail', The Beach Boys' No.1 hit song 'Kokomo' from 1988 has a fascinating history.
Still known at this time by the name she came to dislike, Mama Cass, she released her debut solo album in October 1968.
As well as creating their own classics, the group had a knack for reinventing other people’s songs, as our playlist shows.
Os Mutantes’ self-titled debut album was a glorious collision of styles that defined the Tropicália movement in 1968.
The folk rock band was comprised of John Phillips, Denny Doherty, Cass Elliot (aka Mama Cass), and Michelle Phillips.
The song didn't make the UK top 20 until it was covered, 24 years after the Mamas and the Papas original, by Liverpool group River City People.
Worldwide changes during the Summer Of Love hit an interesting funnel in New York City in what had been a traditional centre for artists in the jazz, rhythm’n’blues and early rock’n’roll communities.
The quartet were missing the warmth of Los Angeles, but turned that into a gold-certified classic.
Capitol’s US release of The Beatles’ Second Album hit record stores on 10 April 1964.