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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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