8 thoughts on “ Creeque Alley - The Mamas & The Papas - Classic (CD) ”

  1. 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 , with ‘Creeque Alley,’ it .
  2. “Creeque Alley” is an autobiographical hit single written by John Phillips and Michelle Phillips of The Mamas & the Papas, and composed by John Phillips, in , narrating the story of how the group was formed, and its early years.
  3. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about The Mamas & The Papas - Classic The Mamas & The Papas at Discogs. Complete your The Mamas & The Papas collection/5(16).
  4. The Mamas & The Papas spent time in the Virgin Islands staying in a club on a road called Creeque Alley, providing the name of this song. >> While the song is about the formation of the Mamas and the Papas, it mentions other artists who were getting their starts at the same time.
  5. Yet the Mamas & the Papas were undoubtedly the most commercially successful folk-rock group of their time, racking up an astonishing nine Top 30 hits in little more than a year and a half. This song double CD is by far the most comprehensive document of their legacy.9/
  6. As seen on US Public Television beginning in March , this DVD contains 30 minutes of additional material, including extra songs and interviews. This DVD will receive on-air promotion each time the special airs on PBS stations nationwide. The release follows on from the success of last year’s The Mamas and the Papas Anthology box set, Eddi Fiegel’s critically acclaimed .
  7. The Mamas & the Papas’ ‘Creeque Alley’: Behind the Song. by Jeff Tamarkin. Numerous autobiographical songs have been written since the dawn of rock, but few have told the story of a band’s formation as vividly and colorfully as The Mamas and the Papas ’ “Creeque Alley.”. Released as a single in late April , it climbed to #5 on the Billboard Hot ; it also .

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