The founder of the Mamas and the Papas, John Phillips He was the principal songwriter for the pop group that had a string of hits from 1966 to 1968 when the group broke up. Their hits included "Monday, Monday," "California Dreamin*," "I Saw Her Again Last Night" and others. He died of heart failure in March of 2001. He was 65.
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The founder of the Mamas and the Papas, John Phillips

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The founder of the Mamas and the Papas, John Phillips

The founder of the Mamas and the Papas, John Phillips

The founder of the Mamas and the Papas, John Phillips

Only Available in Archive Formats.

He was the principal songwriter for the pop group that had a string of hits from 1966 to 1968 when the group broke up. Their hits included "Monday, Monday," "California Dreamin*," "I Saw Her Again Last Night" and others. He died of heart failure in March of 2001. He was 65.