Upon its release in 1966, the Mamas and the Papas' debut LP If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears introduced a fresh new sound that would permanently alter the face of contemporary popular music. Leader John Phillips' visionary producing, arranging and songwriting abilities combined with the quartet's breathtaking harmonies to make music that was both effortlessly accessible and creatively adventurous. The album quickly topped the Billboard album chart, bringing folk-rock into the pop mainstream and making Phillips, his then-wife Michelle Phillips, Denny Doherty and Cass Elliot into instant multimedia celebrities. In the years since its release, If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears has come to be regarded as one of the finest pop albums of the '60s and one of the best debut releases ever, as evidenced by its ranking at Number 127 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

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    Stereo Edition! In their brief but eventful reign as one of America's hippest and most popular recording acts, the Mamas and the Papas--Denny Doherty, Cass Elliot, Michelle Phillips, and main songwriter/sonic architect John Phillips--created a uniquely captivating brand of smart, harmony-laden pop that was consistently inventive and innovative, yet effortlessly commercial. Although their hitmaking heyday lasted less than three years, these trendsetting California dreamers left a long-lasting...

    Mamas, The and the Papas - If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears MONO LIMITED EDITION CD
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      Original mono mix of landmark debut by folk-rock pioneers!Upon its release in 1966, the Mamas and the Papas' debut LP If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears introduced a fresh new sound that would permanently alter the face of contemporary popular music. Leader John Phillips' visionary producing, arranging and songwriting abilities combined with the quartet's breathtaking harmonies to make music that was both effortlessly accessible and creatively adventurous. The album quickly topped the album...

      Mamas and the Papas - If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears MONO Edition LP
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        NOW ON GOLD VINYL!Original mono mix of landmark debut by folk-rock pioneers!Upon its release in 1966, the Mamas and the Papas' debut LP If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears introduced a fresh new sound that would permanently alter the face of contemporary popular music. Leader John Phillips' visionary producing, arranging and songwriting abilities combined with the quartet's breathtaking harmonies to make music that was both effortlessly accessible and creatively adventurous. The album...