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Q. What would the Mamas And The Papas have been called if the other three had gotten as big as Mama Cass? A. The Flab Four
Submitted by: Richard Wetfuss

Better Off Solo?:

New Career
Comments & Submitter Name
"Cass Elliot""The Mammas and the Papas were a great group, but after they broke up, it opened up many new opportunities for Mama Cass. " - Barry Disbrow

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"California Dreaming,"States can't dreamHeather Brockwell

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?," Chicago"12:30," The Mamas and the Papas
"California Songs," Local H"California Dreamin'," The Mamas And The Papas
"The Happy Wanderer," Frank Weir"Go Where You Wanna Go," The Mamas And The Papas
"What Time Is It?," High School Musical"Twelve Thirty," The Mamas And The Papas
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Creeque Ally" originally "Creeque Alley"
Samantha Wayland
"12:30 (Young Girls Are Coming To The Canon)" originally "12:30 (Young Girls Are Coming To The Canyon)"
Canon, as in a canon of scripture
Karen Smith
"Trip, Tumble And Fall" originally "Trip, Stumble And Fall"
Candy Welty

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Safer In My Garden" originally "Safe In My Garden"
Candy Welty
"Safe In May Garden" originally "Safe In My Garden"
Candy Welty
"Creeque Valley" originally "Creeque Alley"
Samantha Wayland
"Twelve Thirsty" originally "Twelve Thirty"
Pam Tabor

Change a Letter:

"Safe Is My Garden" originally "Safe In My Garden"
Candy Welty
"Same In My Garden" originally "Safe In My Garden"
Candy Welty
"Safe On My Garden" originally "Safe In My Garden"
Candy Welty
"Cafe In My Garden" originally "Safe In My Garden"
Candy Welty
"Sade In My Garden" originally "Safe In My Garden"
Candy Welty

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.


June 16
a parody of "California Dreaming" by The Mamas and the Papas
Pretty funny Weinergate song parody.
YouTube: (YouTube)
Mar 6
a parody of "California Dreamin'" by Mamas and the Papas
YouTube parody within itself.
YouTube: (Video)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"California Dreamin'""Toilet Paper Dreamin'"David Rathbun
"California Dreamin'""Californian's Leavin'"Randy Hearn
"California Dreamin'""California's Sinkin'"Randy Hearn
"California Dreamin'""California Greenin’"John A. Barry
"California Dreamin'""Ambien Dreamin'"Lucy Lement
"Monday, Monday""Bundy, Bundy (My Man, Bound)"Bob Gomez
"12:30 (Young Girls are Coming to the Canyon)""The Sheeple (Young Girls are Wailing for More Freebies)"Michael McVey
"California Dreaming""Costa Rica Dreaming"Michael McVey
"Monday, Monday""Punday, Punday"Alan Hochbaum
"Monday Monday""I Hate Mondays"Rebekah Dub

There are additional song parodies available.

Songs for Commercials, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

Song Name
California Dreamin'State of CaliforniaSpencer Karter

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
California Dreamin'Florida State Travel BureauGeo P.

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
You Give Love A Bad Name
   Bon Jovi
Words Of Love
   The Mamas And The Papas
You Give Words Of Love A Bad Name
Thessaly Danes
I Don't Like Mondays
   Boomtown Rats
Monday, Monday
   The Mamas And The Papas
I Don't Like Monday Mondays
... because they're not so good to me.
Mikey W.
Hotel California
California Dreamin'
   The Mamas and the Papas
Hotel California Dreamin'
California Girls
   The Beach Boys
California Dreamin'
   The Mamas And The Papas
Dreamin' Of California Girls
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Yo-Yo Mamas and the Papas
Yo-Yo Ma combined with Mamas and the Papas
Folk music with some cello, please.
Submitted By: Ra'akone
Iggy Momma and the Iggy Poppas
Iggy Pop combined with The Mamas and the Papas
Could you imagine Mama Cass singing "Lust For Life" or "Real Wild Child" or "TV Eye"? Or could you imagine Iggy singing "California Dreamin'" or "Monday, Monday"? Something to think about...
Submitted By: Chris Bodily TM
The Red Hot Mamas & The Chili Pepper Papas
Red Hot Chili Peppers combined with The Mamas and The Papas
I'm surprised for all the Mamas & Papas ones, this one wasn't here yet.
Submitted By: Raphael
The Mamas and the Pops
The Mamas and the Papas combined with The Boston Pops Orchestra
Mama Cass and Michelle sing with the Boston Pops!
Submitted By: Robert Ballinger

There are additional Mamas and The Papas Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"California Dreamin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm an Easter Bunny
Original Lyrics:
All the leaves are brown
"Monday, Monday"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lordy, lordy
Original Lyrics:
Monday, Monday
Monday morning
"California Dreamin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know the preacher likes the cold
Original Lyrics:
You know the preacher lights the coals
"California Dreamin’"
Misheard Lyrics:
I serve a grilled-up steak
Original Lyrics:
On such a winter’s day
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"California Dreamin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know the preacher likes the cold
Original Lyrics:
You know the preacher lights the coals

Story about this misheard lyric by: David Shipley

Makes sense as it was a winter's day. I cannot see how the preacher "liked the cold"!

There are additional misheard stories available.

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Creeque Alley"
The Funny Lyrics:
McGuin and Macguirejust a gettin' higher
McGuin and Macguire couldn't get no higher
McGuin and McGuire, just a catchin' fire
Why They're Funny:
It's kinda disturbing, esp. when you know who McGuin and McGuire are!
Submitted by: Cassandra

Insulting Song Lyrics:

"Creeque Alley"
The Insulting Lyrics:
No one's getting fat except Mama Cass
Why They're Insulting:
Did this directly offend anyone other than Mama Cass?
Submitted by: Jenny

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Creeque Alley"
The Lyrics:
You're easin' on American Express card
Product Brand Name:
American Express credit cards
Submitted by: Bob

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"You Baby"
The Song Lyrics:
A little ray of sunshine
A little bit of soul
Song They Mention:
"A Little Bit Of Soul" by Music Explosion
Submitted by: Raphael
"Creeque Alley"
The Song Lyrics:
And California dreamin' is becomin' a reality
Song They Mention:
California Dreamin'...the name of one of their other songs!
Submitted by: crazydon
There are additional Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs lyrics available.

Band Name Anagrams:

Stamp Shaped Anathema Submitted by: dxman
Why would the band give this to God?
Mad Man Has Set Pap Submitted by: George Straitjacket
Pap has several definitions.

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Cal Adorn Ya, Freeman" originally "California Dreamin'"
Submitted by: D. Melody Dole, MD

Products Bands Should Endorse Based on Their Name:

Planned Parenthood
Submitted by: Rychendroll

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"California Dreaming"
1979 coming-of-age movie
Submitted by: MOR
"Dream A Little Dream (Of Me)"
1989 comedy with the Coreys and Jason Robards
Submitted by: MOR

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