The Mamas & The Papas If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears LP
The Mamas & The Papas If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears LP
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Geffen
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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The Mamas & The Papas If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears LP

The Mamas & The Papas

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SKU:
GEFLP46167
UPC:
602507461676

Chart-Topping Debut On Vinyl LP!

On January 29, Geffen/UMe is set to release The Mamas & The Papas' If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears on black vinyl. Considered one of the best pop-rock albums of all time, the 12-song 1966 debut showcases the exquisite pop sensibilities and impeccable harmonies of Cass Elliot, Denny Doherty, John Phillips and Michelle Phillips. Reaching No. 1 on the Billboard album charts within months of release and spending more than 100 weeks on the chart, the Lou Adler-produced gem opens with the No. 1 hit "Monday, Monday" and includes "California Dreamin'," which hit No. 4 on the Billboard singles chart.

While best known for its two hits, If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears, features a mix of originals and covers that captivated fans and critics alike. The album is included in the top 100 of the influential reference guide 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. In their pursuit of pop music perfection, The Mamas & The Papas signed in 1965 and disbanded shortly after their performance at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival, where "Monday, Monday" was first performed live. In between, the foursome embarked on what has become a storied career during their brief time together. Contributing to their status as pop culture icons were unforgettable performances on The Ed Sullivan Show, including the John Phillips penned classic "Monday, Monday," their interpretation of Lennon & McCartney's "I Call Your Name" and "California Dreamin'" co-written by John and Michelle Phillips.

Vinyl reissue will include the original cover photo, which was censored at the time for showing a toilet. First released on February 28, 1966, If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears opens with the chart-topping ode to the first day of the work week, followed by the upbeat, bass-heavy rocker "Straight Shooter." On "Got A Feelin'," co-written by Denny Doherty and John Phillips, a ticking clock underscores the melancholy vibe that someone is cheating; "Go Where You Wanna Go," "Somebody Groovy" and "Hey Girl" round out the original compositions with the musical and lyrical flair that defined their style. The Mamas & The Papas also brought their easy-listening harmonies to Leiber & Stoller's "Spanish Harlem" and Bobby Freeman's "Do You Wanna Dance," while gently rocking to The Turtles' "You Baby." Cass Elliot's rollicking cover of Billy Page's "The 'In' Crowd" closes the album.

Features

  • Vinyl LP
  • Original Cover Photo

Selections

Side One:

  1. Monday, Monday
  2. Straight Shooter
  3. Got A Feelin'
  4. I Call Your Name
  5. Do You Wanna Dance
  6. Go Where You Wanna Go

Side Two:

  1. California Dreamin'
  2. Spanish Harlem
  3. Somebody Groovy
  4. Hey Girl
  5. You Baby
  6. In Crowd
Description

Chart-Topping Debut On Vinyl LP!

On January 29, Geffen/UMe is set to release The Mamas & The Papas' If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears on black vinyl. Considered one of the best pop-rock albums of all time, the 12-song 1966 debut showcases the exquisite pop sensibilities and impeccable harmonies of Cass Elliot, Denny Doherty, John Phillips and Michelle Phillips. Reaching No. 1 on the Billboard album charts within months of release and spending more than 100 weeks on the chart, the Lou Adler-produced gem opens with the No. 1 hit "Monday, Monday" and includes "California Dreamin'," which hit No. 4 on the Billboard singles chart.

While best known for its two hits, If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears, features a mix of originals and covers that captivated fans and critics alike. The album is included in the top 100 of the influential reference guide 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. In their pursuit of pop music perfection, The Mamas & The Papas signed in 1965 and disbanded shortly after their performance at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival, where "Monday, Monday" was first performed live. In between, the foursome embarked on what has become a storied career during their brief time together. Contributing to their status as pop culture icons were unforgettable performances on The Ed Sullivan Show, including the John Phillips penned classic "Monday, Monday," their interpretation of Lennon & McCartney's "I Call Your Name" and "California Dreamin'" co-written by John and Michelle Phillips.

Vinyl reissue will include the original cover photo, which was censored at the time for showing a toilet. First released on February 28, 1966, If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears opens with the chart-topping ode to the first day of the work week, followed by the upbeat, bass-heavy rocker "Straight Shooter." On "Got A Feelin'," co-written by Denny Doherty and John Phillips, a ticking clock underscores the melancholy vibe that someone is cheating; "Go Where You Wanna Go," "Somebody Groovy" and "Hey Girl" round out the original compositions with the musical and lyrical flair that defined their style. The Mamas & The Papas also brought their easy-listening harmonies to Leiber & Stoller's "Spanish Harlem" and Bobby Freeman's "Do You Wanna Dance," while gently rocking to The Turtles' "You Baby." Cass Elliot's rollicking cover of Billy Page's "The 'In' Crowd" closes the album.

Features

  • Vinyl LP
  • Original Cover Photo

Selections

Side One:

  1. Monday, Monday
  2. Straight Shooter
  3. Got A Feelin'
  4. I Call Your Name
  5. Do You Wanna Dance
  6. Go Where You Wanna Go

Side Two:

  1. California Dreamin'
  2. Spanish Harlem
  3. Somebody Groovy
  4. Hey Girl
  5. You Baby
  6. In Crowd
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
The Mamas & The Papas
Title
If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
12-04-2020
Release Date
01-27-2021
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
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