John Phillips
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The Best Re-Issues of 2007
18 Dec 2007 // 5:00 PM

From '60s soul to bluegrass and Krautrock to post-punk, PopMatters counts down the year's best re-issued albums.

Losing California
4 Oct 2007 // 5:59 PM

After the Mamas and the Papas, unheralded songwriter John Phillips released one perfect solo album before disintegrating into addiction and self-recrimination.


John Phillips: Many Mamas, Many Papas
7 Nov 2010 // 3:00 PM

John Phillips' efforts to revive his career in the 1980s are awkward and emotionally fraught, but surprisingly not awful.

John Phillips: Pussycat
14 Oct 2008 // 6:00 PM

Too obsessed with failure to be truly self-indulgent, Papa John's lost album, recorded in the mid-1970s with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, is full of sympathy for life's losers.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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