Thursday, December 17, 2009

Television appearance list for The Mamas & The Papas and related groups




*1960-07-25 - American Bandstand (ABC) Ep AB-788 (Season 3)
                     Songs:
                                "Softly" (lipsync)


*1960-XX-XX - The Smoothies - Milt Grant Show


*1961-05-XX - The Norman Sadaways World of Music (CBC)
                     The Journeymen


*1961-05-XX - PM West (local CA TV)
                     The Journeymen


*1962-12-XX - The One O' Clock Show
                     The Triumvirate


*1963-04-13 - Hootenanny (ABC) Ep 2 Brown University
                     The Journeymen
                     Songs:
                                "500 Miles"
                                "I May Be Right"


*1963-07-02 - Talent Scouts
                     The Big 3
                     Song:
                              "Nora's Dove"


*1963-09-12 - The Tonight Show (NBC)
                     The Big 3
                    
                     [Additional info: The Big 3 appeared a total of nine times on the show, other dates unknown]


*1963-10-26 - Hootenanny (ABC) Ep 19 Boston University
                     The Big 3
                     Songs:
                                "Come Along"
                                "Rider"


*1963-11-09 - Hootenanny (ABC) Ep 21 Southern Methodist University
                     The Journeymen
                     Songs:
                                "Hooteanny Saturday Night" (w/ The Wanderers Three)
                                "Stackolee"
                                "Cryderville Jail" (as part of the Southwestern Medley)
                                "Someone to Talk My Troubles To"
                                "Kumbaya" (finale featuring all guests, Journeymen sing one verse alone)



*1963-11-16 - Hootenanny (ABC) Ep 22 Fordham University
                     The Big 3
                      Song:
                                "Nora's Dove"


*1963-12-04 - The Danny Kaye Show (CBS)
                     The Big 3
                     Song:
                                "Rider"


*1963-XX-XX - 'Something to Sing About' (CTV)
                     The Halifax Three


*1964-01-29 - The Danny Kaye Show (CBS) Ep No.21
                     The Journeymen
                     Song:
                              unknown Armstrong Tile Commercial


*1964-02-12 - The Danny Kaye Show (CBS) Ep No.22
                     The Journeymen
                     Song:
                              unknown Armstrong Tile Commercial


*1964-02-19 - The Danny Kaye Show (CBS) Ep No.23
                     The Journeymen
                     Song:
                              unknown Armstrong Tile Commercial


*1964-02-26 - The Danny Kaye Show (CBS) Ep No.24
                     The Journeymen
                     Song:
                              unknown Armstrong Tile Commercial


*1964-04-22 - The Danny Kaye Show (CBS) Ep No.31
                     The Journeymen
                     Song:
                              unknown Armstrong Tile Commercial


*1964-04-29 - The Danny Kaye Show (CBS) Ep No.32
                     The Journeymen
                     Song:
                              unknown Armstrong Tile Commercial


*1964-12-09 - The Danny Kaye Show (CBS) Ep No.47
                     The Journeymen
                     Song:
                              unknown Armstrong Tile Commercial


*1965-01-XX - unknown program, filmed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
                     The New Journeymen


*1965-12-11 - Shindig! (ABC) Filmed at ABC Studios, Hollywood, CA
                     The Mamas & The Papas
                     Songs:
                              “I Call Your Name" (acoustic)
                              “Somebody Groovy”                             
                              “California Dreamin’”                            
                              “Yesterday” (w/ Barry McGuire)
                              “Do You Believe In Magic” (w/ Barry McGuire)
                              “You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away” (w/ Barry McGuire)
                              "This Precious Time" (w/ Barry McGuire)
                              “Hang On Sloopy” (w/ Barry McGuire)
                            

*1965-12-25 - Shivaree (ABC) Filmed at KABC Studios, Hollywood, CA
                     The Mamas & The Papas
                     Songs:
                               “California Dreamin’”                                                                                        
                               "Somebody Groovy"


*1966-01-29 - Hollywood Palace (ABC) Filmed at The Hollywood Palace, Hollywood, CA
                     The Mamas & The Papas
                     Songs:
                                “California Dreamin’”
                                “Be My Valentine” (singing backup to Arthur Godfrey)

                                 [Additional info: Repeated on 07/30/66]


*1966-02-19 - American Bandstand (ABC) Filmed at ABC Studios, Hollywood, CA
                     The Mamas & The Papas
                     Songs:
                                “California Dreamin’"
                                "I Call Your Name"


*1966-03-10 - Where The Action Is (ABC) Filmed at ABC Studios, San Diego, CA
                     The Mamas & The Papas
                     Songs:
                                “Monday, Monday”
                                “California Dreamin’"


*1966-03-14 - Hullabaloo (NBC) Filmed at NBC Studios, Brooklyn, NY
                     The Mamas & The Papas   
                     Songs:
                                “California Dreamin’,”
                                “Nowhere Man” (part of a current hit medley featuring all of that episodes' guests)

                                [Additional info: The M&P's vocals can be heard in places throughout the
                                 medley, including the refrains in "Homeward Bound", and parts of "Daydream",
                                 most noticeably there, a complete verse they sing alone. Repeated 08/08/66]


*1966-03 - The Lloyd Thaxton Show (KCOP) Filmed at KCOP-TV Studios, Hollywood, CA
                     The Mamas & The Papas              
                     Songs:
                                “Monday, Monday”
                                “California Dreamin’"


*1966-04-07 - Where The Action Is (ABC) Filmed at ABC Studios, San Diego, CA
                     The Mamas & The Papas               
                     Songs:
                                “California Dreamin’"
                                “I Call Your Name”
                               

*1966-04-09 - Hollywood Palace (ABC) Filmed at The Hollywood Palace, Hollywood, CA
                     The Mamas & The Papas
                     Songs:
                                “Monday, Monday"


*1966-04-29 - Where The Action Is (ABC) Filmed at ABC Studios, San Diego, CA
                     The Mamas & The Papas       
                     Songs:
                                “Monday, Monday”
                                “Got A Feelin’”


*1966-08-18 - Top of the Pops
                     The Mamas & The Papas
                     Songs:
                                "I Saw Her Again" (promotional video shown)

*1966-09-08 - Top of the Pops
                     The Mamas & The Papas
                     Songs:
                                "I Saw Her Again" (promotional video shown)


*1966-09-17 - Hollywood Palace (ABC) Filmed at The Hollywood Palace, Hollywood, CA
                     The Mamas & The Papas
                     Songs:                                    
                                “Dancing Bear”
                                “Dancing In The Street”


*1966-12-11 - The Ed Sullivan Show (CBS) Filmed at CBS Studios, New York, NY
                     The Mamas & The Papas
                     Songs:
                                “Monday, Monday”
                                “California Dreamin’”
                                “Words Of Love”


*1967-02-24 - The Songmakers (ABC) Filmed at Western Recorders, Studio 3, Hollywood, CA
                     The Mamas & The Papas
                     Songs:                              
                                “Boys & Girls Together” (studio recording session from 12/01/66).

                                 [Additional info: Repeated on 07/27/67]

                             
*1967-03-02 - Rodgers And Hart Today (ABC) Filmed at ABC Studios, Hollywood, CA
                     The Mamas & The Papas
                     Songs:
                                “My Heart Stood Still”
                                “Glad To Be Unhappy”
                                “Here In My Arms”
                                “Sing For Your Supper.”

                                [Additional info: One in this series of entertainment specials presented under
                                 the umbrella of "ABC Stage 67." This program is a tribute to the music of
                                 Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, and also features performances by Bobby
                                 Darin, the Supremes, the Doodletown Pipers, Petula Clark, Count Basie and
                                 his Orchestra, and dancer Peter Gennaro. Repeated 05/11/67]


*1967-04-27 - Top of the Pops
                     The Mamas & The Papas
                     Song:
                               "Dedicated to the One I Love (promotional video shown)

                                [Additional info: No idea what this promo is...]


*1967-06-11 - The Ed Sullivan Show (CBS) Filmed at CBS Studios, New York, NY
                     The Mamas & The Papas
                     Songs:
                               “Creeque Alley”
                               “Dedicated To The One I Love”


*1967-09-24 - The Ed Sullivan Show (CBS) Filmed at CBS Studios, New York, NY
                     The Mamas & The Papas
                     Songs:
                               “Twelve Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming To The Canyon)”
                                Medley: “California Dreamin'”; “I Call Your Name”; “Monday, Monday”

                               [Additional info: Repeated 07/14/68]


*1967-12-17 - The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (CBS)
                     Cass Elliot


*1968-04-21 - Youth 68: Everything’s Changing...Or Maybe It Isn’t (NBC)
                     The Mamas & The Papas

                               [Additional info: Part of NBC's Experiments In Television series,
                                Youth 68 is a "kaleidoscopic view of the younger generation and
                                its view on rebellion, love, religion, education, the future and
                                other subjects." Members of Jefferson Airplane, the Mamas and
                                the Papas, Vanilla Fudge, and Happy Apples were interviewed.]


*1968-04-28 - The Andy Williams Show (NBC)
                     Cass Elliot


*1968-09-09 - The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (CBS)
                     Cass Elliot


*1969-03-21 - This is Tom Jones (ABC)
                     Cass Elliot


*1969-06-26 - The Mamas Cass Television Program (ABC)
                     Cass Elliot


*1969-09-20 - The Johnny Cash Show (ABC)
                     Cass Elliot


*1969-11-01 - Hollywood Palace (ABC)
                     Cass Elliot


*1969-11-08 - American Bandstand (ABC)
                     Cass Elliot

                     [Additional info: "Mama Cass Day"]


*1969-11-12 - This is Tom Jones (ABC)
                     Cass Elliot


*1969-12-01 - Music Scene (ABC)
                     Cass Elliot
                     Song:
                               "New World Coming"


*1970-02-23 - The Mike Douglas Show (CBS)
                     Cass Elliot


*1970-02-25 - The Johnny Cash Show (ABC)
                     Cass Elliot


*1970-06-24 - The David Frost Show (CBS)
                     John Phillips


*1970-08-18 - The Dick Cavett Show
                     John Phillips


*1970-08-27 - The David Frost Show (CBS)
                     John Phillips


*1970-08-27 - The Tonight Show (NBC)
                     John Phillips and Cass Elliot


*1970-09-08 - The Mike Douglas Show (CBS)
                     Cass Elliot


*1970-11-18 - The Johnny Cash Show (ABC)
                     Cass Elliot


*1971-02-11 - The Tonight Show (NBC)
                     Cass Elliot


*1971-XX-XX - "Something Special"
                     Cass Elliot and Dave Mason
                     Songs:
                                "Something to Make You Happy"
                                "To Be Free"
                                "Too Much Truth, Too Much Love"
                                "Sit and Wonder"
                                "Walk to the Point"
                    

                     [Additional info: Special featuring Cass and Dave Mason in various locations talking about
                      recording together, alternating with performances on a soundstage with an audience]


*1972-03-10 - Dinah's Place (NBC)
                     Cass Elliot


*1972-05-16 - The Mike Douglas Show (CBS)
                     Cass Elliot


*1972-09-18 - The Mike Douglas Show
                     Cass Elliot
                     Song:
                               (If You're Gonna) Break Another Heart


*1972-09-25 - Dinah's Place (NBC)
                     Cass Elliot (with Owen)

                   
*1973-02-23 - The Mike Douglas Show (CBS)
                     Cass Elliot


*1974-06-21 - The Tonight Show
                     Denny Doherty
                     Songs:
                                "You'll Never Know"
                                "Goodnight and Goodmorning"


*1974-07-15 - The Mike Douglas Show (CBS)
                     Cass Elliot
                              

*1978-06-01 - Denny's Sho* (CBC) - Debut. The series gets off to a roaring opener as it's the first public reunion of the Mamas and the Papas (minus, of course, the late Mama Cass Elliott). Present, with Denny, are John and Michelle Phillips. Highlights: "Monday, Monday," "California Dreamin'," "Creeque Alley," "Dancing Bear," "One Morning in May" (Denny, Michelle, John); "Victim of Romance" (Michelle); "Zulu" (John); "You Can't Tell a Book by Its Cover" (Denny).


*1978-06-08 - Denny's Sho* - Denny's guests are singer Ranee Lee and vibraphonist Warren Chiasson. Songs include "Just a Little Bit," "Home Again," "As Time Goes By" (Denny); "Don't Leave Me This Way," "Am I Blue" (Ranee); "September Song" (Warren); "Rainbow in Your Eyes" (Denny, Ranee).


*1978-06-22 - Denny's Sho* - Murray McLauchlan sings "Well, Well, Well" and "On the Boulevard," and joins Denny on "Jug Band Music." Denny sings "Fundy Bay" and a medley of hits by the Mamas & the Papas.


*1978-07-06 - Denny's Sho* - Salome Bey sings "Too Shy to Say" and "Have I Thanked You?"; Ken Tobias sings "New York City"; and Denny does "Watcha Gonna Do?" "Children of My Mind," and joins Salome and Ken for "We All Pull the Load."


*1978-07-13 - Denny's Sho* - The singing duo Original Caste joins Denny Doherty to perform "I Can't Hold On," "Lovin' You" and "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" Also: Original Caste does "Stealin'."


*1978-07-20 - Denny's Sho* - Singers Marie-Paule Martin and Ron MacEachern join Denny Doherty. Songs-. "Gone at Last," "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" (Denny); "Du vieux soleil" (Marie-Paule); "She's a Lady" (Marie-Paule, Denny); "Go Otf on Your Way," "Driver Mclvor" (Ron).


*1978-08-17 - Denny's Sho* - Denny Doherty's guests are singers Tom Gallant and Jamie Snyder. Highlights: "Unlikely Homecoming" (Tom); "Soldier's Joy" (Jamie); "After Midnight," "I Got a Feelin'" (Denny).


*1978-08-24 - Denny's Sho* - Singer Nancy Dolman and flutist Moe Koffman are the guests.


*1978-08-31 - Denny's Sho* - John Phillips and Michelle Phillips are guests.


*1978-09-07 - Denny's Sho* - Final episode. Former Lovin' Spoonful members John Sebastian and Zal Yanovsky are Denny's guests. Songs include "Daydream," "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?" (John, Zal); "Blues in the Bottle," "Do You Believe in Magic?" "One Step Forward, Two Steps Back" (John, Zal, Denny).


*1979-07-02 - The Tonight Show
                Michelle Phillips


*1981-XX-XX - Donahue (NBC)
                John Phillips


*1982-03-01 - Good Morning America (ABC) - The introduction of the New Mamas and the Papas.


*1986-XX-XX - Donahue (NBC)
               John Phillips and Michelle Phillips


*1986-06-26 - Late Night with David Letterman - John Phillips guests


*1990-09-29 - The Howard Stern Show - John Phillips guests


(There are still a lot of shows post-1968 that I have info on that I still have to sort through.)

1 comment:

  1. I just saw some songs from this on an Ed Sullivan episode on Decades TV:


    http://www.tv.com/shows/the-ed-sullivan-show/november-22-1970-a-salute-to-richard-rodgers-106605/

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