The Monkees Singer & Guitarist Michael Nesmith Dies

Michael Nesmith, the singer-songwriter, author, actor-director and entrepreneur who will likely be best remembered as the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the made-for-television rock band The Monkees, died today at 78.


MeTV Plans Tribute for The Monkees’ Peter Tork

Monkees’ Affable Bassist Peter Tork Dies At 77

How TV Made Monkees’ Davy Jones A Hearthrob

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Before there was MTV, before “American Idol” made overnight stars of people you never heard of, there was “The Monkees,” a band fronted by a diminutive singer named Davy Jones who was so boyishly good looking that teenage girls swooned the first time they ever saw him. That was at the […]

Monkees Singer Davy Jones Dies At 66

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Davy Jones, the lead singer of the 1960s group The Monkees, died of a massive heart attack Wednesday in Florida, his spokeswoman said. He was 66. His publicist, Helen Kensick, confirmed that he died in Indiantown, where he lived. Jones rose to fame in 1965 when he joined The […]