Papas' Song About Mackenzie Gets New, Creepy Meaning

After incest claims, recently unearthed Phillips song sounds seriously inappropriate
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 25, 2009 8:15 AM CDT
'The Mamas and the Papas' arrive at Southampton, England. From l to r; Canadian-born Denny Doherty, Mama Cass Elliot (1941 - 1974), Michelle Phillips, and John Phillips (1935 - 2001).   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Now that Mackenzie Phillips has revealed her incestuous relationship with papa John, the songs he wrote about her take on a whole new meaning. Especially “She’s Just 14,” which includes the lyric that gave Phillips the title for her book High on Arrival, E! notes. Suddenly, lines like “There isn’t much she hasn’t seen” and “She ‘did it’ in a limousine” seem decidedly more disturbing. Listen at the link below.

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