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The Monkees

Features

Monday, October 31 2011

"Getting" Head... The Monkees' Last Great Album

Forgotten even in it's own time, the Monkees' psychedelic swan song Head is a perfect snapshot of a bizarre and tumultuous musical era.


Wednesday, August 8 2007

The Summer of Monkees

The Monkee's Headquarters pulsates with a primitive garage fervor, the joyous sound of four eager musicians taking the wheel after months of riding in the backseat; Pisces, too, has more power under the hood than many listeners may realize.


Monday, October 2 2006

When Monkeying Around Becomes Serious Business

More of the Monkees lingered at number one on the Billboard chart for 18 weeks in 1967, later confirmed as the third best-selling LP of the '60s (a higher ranking than any Beatles album), and by some measures the 12th best-selling of all time.


Blogs

Friday, November 14 2014

Counterbalance: The Monkees' 'Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.'

This week's Counterbalance serenades the weekend squire who just came out to mow his lawn. A pop-psych delight, or the only choo-choo train that was left out in the rain the day after Santa came? Let's find out.


Wednesday, February 29 2012

Remembering the Monkees' Davy Jones

A look back at the career of the Broadway alum, TV star, and pop star.


Monday, March 8 2010

Hey, Hey, etc... Why I Love the Monkees

I'm used to catching grief from friends for some of the quirky stuff I listen to, so whenever the Monkees come up in conversation, I'm


News

Wednesday, November 14 2012

The Monkees Are Just Trying to Be Friendly, 40 Years On

LOS ANGELES — The Monkees haven’t toured together in more than four decades, so it seemed only logical that at a rehearsal last week in


Thursday, March 1 2012

Monkees co-creator says ‘Davy Jones deserves a lot of credit’

LOS ANGELES — In the hours after the death on Wednesday of singer Davy Jones, Bob Rafelson spoke glowingly on Wednesday about the legacy of the


Thursday, March 1 2012

Davy Jones was Monkees’ answer to Paul

LOS ANGELES — Davy Jones, who died Wednesday of a heart attack at the age of 66, was, from 1965 and on and off for the rest of


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