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7 Amazing [But True] Facts About The Monkees
1 year ago

7 Amazing [But True] Facts About The Monkees

By  •  Music

Fifty two years ago four “pre-fab” actors launched the most misunderstood band in rock history.

“The Monkees” debuted on NBC Sept. 12, 1966, building the prototypical “boy band” template in …
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How ‘Head’ Made Monkees Out of Naysayers
1 year ago

How ‘Head’ Made Monkees Out of Naysayers

You say we’re manufactured To that we all agree So make your choice, and we’ll rejoice In never being free

Hey, hey, we are The Monkees …
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7 Songs Micky Dolenz Crushed with The Monkees
3 years ago

7 Songs Micky Dolenz Crushed with The Monkees

The Monkees aped the Beatles in more ways than one.

Four madcap boys. Music backed by zany videos. Power pop personified. And each of the four musicians took turns singing lead …
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Michael Nesmith: The Essential Monkee
3 years ago

Michael Nesmith: The Essential Monkee

Now, at 73, Nesmith reminds us again how vital he is to the band’s enduring appeal.

Nesmith isn’t an official part of the Monkees’ 50th anniversary tour. He appeared at one …
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‘Good Times!’ Will Make Monkees Fans Squeal
4 years ago

‘Good Times!’ Will Make Monkees Fans Squeal

When The Monkees say, “here’s something from our new album,” it’s not a cue to hit the rest room.

“Good Times!,” the band’s first album of new material in 20 …
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The Missing Link in The Monkees’ Legacy
4 years ago

The Missing Link in The Monkees’ Legacy

Derided as the “pre-Fab Four,” The Monkees got pummeled by the press during its heyday. To be fair, the band partially asked for it. They were stars on a TV …
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7 Underrated Monkees Songs
4 years ago

7 Underrated Monkees Songs

The so-called Pre-Fab Four recorded some of the best pop music of the 1960s. It’s no accident that, 50 years after the band’s eponymous sitcom debuted, people still clamor for …
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