John Phillips

folk musician
Born: 8/30/1935
Birthplace: Parris Island, S.C.

folk musician and songwriter whose band, the Mamas and the Papas, spoke to the '60s generation, with breezy songs that epitomized the laid-back, live-and-love attitude of southern California and the hippie lifestyle. The band's success was short-lived, as intraband romantic entanglements and drug use led to its demise. Their hits include “California Dreamin'” and “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair).”

Died: Los Angeles, 3/18/2001

Regis Philbin PLou Diamond Phillips

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