The Mamas & the Papas The Mamas & the Papas artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

The Mamas & the Papas

Jakob Dylan (left) and Tom Petty in a still from Echo in the Canyon. Greenwich Entertainment hide caption

toggle caption
Greenwich Entertainment

One LA Community Where Folk And Rock Converged

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/725790594/725845434" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Mama Cass Elliot with her Mamas and the Papas bandmates John Phillips and Denny Doherty in 1966. Express/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Express/Getty Images

The Story Of 'Dream A Little Dream'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1072082/18713156" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The Mamas and the Papas in England, 1967. Les Lee/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Les Lee/Getty Images

Dreaming Of 'California' From Far Away

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/143005609/143024120" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript