Mama Cass – reflections of a songstress

She had an angelic voice with a projection like no other, her name – MAMA CASS ELLIOTT. In 1965, after a stint with The Mugwumps, she and fellow bandmate Denny Doherty teamed up with John and Michelle Phillips, to form THE MAMAS & PAPAS, which yielded a string of hits from 1966-68, including “California Dreamin’…

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Herman’s Hermits – Barry Whitwam rocks at 74

During the landslide of the British Invasion which took us by storm in 1964, four chaps from England caught on with us thru their pop tunes, such as “Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter,” “Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat,” and a string of catchy pop ditties. The band was known as HERMAN’S HERMITS (…fronted…

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