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TV is for The Monkees

It was back on this day, May 31st, 1966, that The Monkees started shooting their TV Show, “The Monkees”. Do you remember the shows?  The first episode to be in front of the cameras was “Don’t […]

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The Monkees Announce Summer Tour Dates For 2013

Following a highly successful 2012 Fall tour, the surviving members of the Monkees (Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork) are reuniting again for a fairly extensive tour that will see them trek across the […]

04/30/2013

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Levon, Whitney, Robin: Saying Farewell To Those Who Passed In 2012

As we say farewell to 2012, we honor the legendary artists who we lost this year. Whitney Houston 1963 – 2012 One of the world’s best-selling music artists, Whitney Houston sold over 170 million albums, singles […]

12/28/2012

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The Wrecking Crew Is The Most Famous Group You’ve Heard – But Won’t Recognize

It’s time that you became familiar with the names of Tommy Tedesco, Don Randi, Carol Kaye, Hal Blaine, Earl Palmer, Plas Johnson, Glen Campbell (before he became a singer), Al Casey, and many others by […]

10/25/2012

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The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz ‘Remembers’ His Past For New Album [VIDEO]

The album isn’t quite the same without hearing Dolenz’s stories behind the song choices. He shares a few in our sit-down session with him.

10/19/2012

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Monkee Micky Dolenz Still In Shock Over Davy Jones’ Death

It’s been nearly four months since the surprising passing of Monkees singer Davy Jones. While many have begun to move on, some are still feeling the effects of his absence, including his former bandmate and […]

06/15/2012

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The Wrecking Crew Is The Most Famous Group You’ve Heard – But Won’t Recognize

Tuesday evening at the screening for The Wrecking Crew Movie at Skye in Peoria, Arizona, a sold out crowd became familiar with the names of  Tommy Tedesco, Don Randi, Carol Kaye, Hal Blaine,  Earl Palmer, […]

04/18/2012

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Monkees Members Miss Davy Jones Service

  According to The Hollywood reporter, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Davy Jones[/lastfm] low-key funeral service was to have been held today.  If it was, we know Davy’s survining [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Monkees[/lastfm] bandmates [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Micky Dolenz[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Peter Tork[/lastfm], and […]

03/07/2012

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Rock Flashback: “Sugar Sugar”

Much popular music has pretensions to art, and some of it is. But “pop” by its very nature is also marketplace-driven and disposable, designed primarily to capture people’s attention, and their money. If a particular […]

11/17/2011

Monkees Reuniting For 45th Anniversary Tour

The old saying “one monkey don’t stop no show” proves to be true with the reunion of TV created ’60s super group [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Monkees[/lastfm].  While one of the original Monkees, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Michael Nesmith[/lastfm], will […]

02/21/2011

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