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The Mamas & the Papas (credited as The Mama's and the Papa's on the debut album cover) were a leading vocal group of the 1960s. The group recorded and performed from 1965 to 1968 with a short reunion in 1971, releasing five albums and achieving ten hit singles.


Year Title Label & number (U.S.) Chart positions Album (Both sides from the same album except B-side titles where indicated)
Billboard Hot 100 Cashbox UK
1965 "Go Where You Wanna Go"
B-side: "Somebody Groovy"
Dunhill 4018
<center> - <center> - <center> - If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears
"California Dreamin'"
B-side: "Somebody Groovy"
<center> Dunhill 4020 <center> 4 <center> 4 <center> 23; 9 (1997 re-release)
1966 "Monday, Monday"
B-side: "Got A Feeling"
<center> Dunhill 4026 <center> 1 <center> 1 <center> 3
"I Saw Her Again"
B-side: "Even If I Could"
<center> Dunhill 4031 <center> 5 <center> 6 <center> 11 The Mamas and the Papas
"Words of Love" / <center> Dunhill 4057 <center> 5 <center> 6 <center> -
"Dancing in the Street" <center> 73 <center> 75 <center> -
"Look Through My Window"
B-side: "Once Was A Time I Thought" (from The Mamas and the Papas album)
<center> Dunhill 4050 <center> 24 <center> 14 <center> - Deliver
1967 "Dedicated to the One I Love"
B-side: "Free Advice"
<center> Dunhill 4077 <center> 2 <center> 2 <center> 2
"Creeque Alley"
B-side: "Did You Ever Want To Cry"
<center> Dunhill 4083 <center> 5 <center> 5 <center> 9
"Glad to Be Unhappy"
B-side: "Hey Girl" (Billboard Bubbled Under charts #134)
<center> Dunhill 4107 <center> 26 <center> 23 <center> - non-album single
"Dancing Bear"
B-side: "John's Music Box" (from the Deliver album)
<center> Dunhill 4113 <center> 51 <center> 36 <center> - The Mamas and the Papas
"Twelve Thirty"
B-side: "Straight Shooter" (Billboard Bubbled Under charts #130)
<center> Dunhill 4099 <center> 20 <center> 15 <center> - Papas & The Mamas
1968 "Safe In My Garden"
B-side: "Too Late"
<center> Dunhill 4125 <center> 43 <center> <center> -
"Dream a Little Dream of Me"
B-side: "Midnight Voyage"
<center> Dunhill 4145 <center> 12 <center> 10 <center> 11
"For The Love Of Ivy"
B-side: "Strange Young Girls" (from The Mamas and the Papas album)
<center> Dunhill 4150 <center> 81 <center> 59 <center> -
"Do You Wanna Dance"
B-side: "My Girl" (from the Deliver album)
<center> Dunhill 4171 <center> 76 <center> 43 <center> - If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears
1972 "Step Out"
B-side: "Shooting Star"
<center> Dunhill 4301 <center> 81 <center> - <center> - People Like Us

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