Billboard #1 Hits: #159: ” Monday, Monday”- The Mamas & The Papas- May 7, 1966. #1 for 3 weeks.
- Single: “Monday, Monday”- The Mamas & The Papas”
- Record Company- Dunhill
- Genre: Pop
- Written by John Phillips
- Time: 3:00
- B-side: ” Got A Feelin'”
- Album- If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears
- Grade: A
- Peaked at #1 3 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100. #3 on UK Singles Chart- #1 in Canada and South Africa.
The first single the Mamas and The Papas released a song called “Go Where You Wanna Go” didn’t even crack the Hot 100- their second “California Dreamin’ went to #4 and then came their first and only #1- “Monday, Monday.” John Phillips wrote the song in 20 minutes and the great group of west coast session musicians The Wrecking Crew backed them up. They won a Grammy for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with vocal for this single.