Category: Denny Doherty

The Mamas and the Papas in Beverly Hills, 1965. Photos by Bruce McBroom 

This was shot in 1965 after they got their royalty checks for their first big hit, “California Dreamin’”. They each spent their money on new expensive cars. Cass Elliot bought a Porsche, Denny bought a Lincoln Continental, and John and Michelle bought an XKE Jaguar.

The Mamas and The Papas portrait session for the ‘If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears’ album cover, 1966.

Jimi Hendrix, Michelle Phillips, and Cass Elliot photographed by Henry Diltz

backstage at the Hollywood Bowl, August 1967.

Jimi Hendrix opened for The Mamas and Papas. He returned as a headliner in 1968.