Monkees

17 Jan 1966, NBC-TV in the US bought The Monkees series, placing it on their 1966 autumn schedule. The series centered on the adventures of The Monkees, a struggling rock band from Los Angeles, California and introduced a number of innovative new-wave film techniques to television. https://youtu.be/96A0uyFWQHs The Monkees – Opening Theme (H.Q) Read the […]

The Monkees – Last Train To Clarksville 1966 Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165706069640167

PAUL STANLEY, SLASH, ROB ZOMBIE, Others Mourn Passing Of THE MONKEES Legend MICHAEL NESMITH PAUL STANLEY, SLASH, ROB ZOMBIE, Others Mourn Passing Of THE MONKEES Legend MICHAEL NESMITH Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5139529249399030

5 Nov 1966, The Monkees were at the top of the Billboard singles chart with ‘Last Train To Clarksville’, the group’s first No. 1. Bobby Hart who co-wrote the song got the idea for the lyrics when he turned on the radio and heard the end of The Beatles’ ‘Paperback Writer’. He thought Paul McCartney […]

9 Sept 1965, US newspaper The Hollywood reporter ran the following advertisement; ‘Madness folk & roll musicians, singers wanted for acting roles in new TV show. Parts for 4 insane boys. The Monkees were born. 437 people applied for the job. https://youtu.be/AKs43dHBSWA the Monkees – Theme Song edited to Full Length (1966) Read the full […]

13 Feb 1942, Born on tbis day, Peter Tork, American musician with The Monkees who were brought together for an American TV series in 1966. They had the 1967 UK & US No.1 single ‘I’m A Believer’ plus other hits including ‘Last Train to Clarksville’, ‘Pleasant Valley Sunday’, and ‘Daydream Believer’. Tork was diagnosed with […]

5 Nov 1966, The Monkees were at the top of the Billboard singles chart with ‘Last Train To Clarksville’, the group’s first No. 1. Bobby Hart who co-wrote the song got the idea for the lyrics when he turned onSee More the radio and heard the end of The Beatles’ ‘Paperback Writer’. He thought Paul […]


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