BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #159: ” MONDAY, MONDAY”- THE MAMAS & THE PAPAS- MAY 7, 1966

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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.

 

 

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