Creeque Alley

The Mamas & the Papas

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publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: John Edmund Andrew Phillips, Michelle Gilliam
album: Track 3 in album Deliver
release date: 1967-3
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length: 3:50
writer: John Phillips, Michelle Phillips

Album Information

label: Dunhill Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

The Mamas & the Papas Deliver cover art

Lyrics

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John and Mitchy were gettin' kind of itchy
Zal and Denny workin' for a penny
In a coffee house Sebastian sat
McGuinn and McGuire just a-gettin' higher
And no one's gettin' fat except Mama Cass
Zally said "Denny, you know there aren't many
Denny said "Zally, golly, don't you think that I wish
Zal, Denny and Sebastian sat (At the Night Owl)
McGuinn and McGuire still a-gettin higher
And no one's gettin' fat except Mama Cass
When Cass was a sophomore, planned to go to Swarthmore
Standin' on the turnpike, thumb out to hitchhike
When Denny met Cass he gave her love bumps
McGuinn and McGuire couldn't get no higher
And no one's gettin' fat except Mama Cass
Mugwumps, high jumps, low slumps, big bumps
Make up, break up, everything is shake up
Sebastian and Zal formed the Spoonful
McGuinn and McGuire just a-catchin' fire
And everybody's gettin' fat except Mama Cass

And Mitchy wants to go to the sea
We knew she'd come eventually
It's low rent, but keeping out the heat's hard
Can't go on indefinitely

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Dedicated to the One I Love
  • 2 My Girl
  • 3 Creeque Alley
  • 4 Sing for Your Supper
  • 5 Twist and Shout
  • 6 Free Advice
  • 7 Look Through My Window
  • 8 Boys & Girls Together
  • 9 String Man
  • 10 Frustration
  • 11 Did You Ever Want to Cry
  • 12 John's Music Box