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I don't care what you say. The Monkees were great.

Don’t blame me. It’s regular reader Ruthanne (a Queensborough girl like myself) who got me thinking about The Monkees. In a recent comment here at Meanwhile, at the Manse, Ruthanne shared the absolutely wacky information that Monkee… 244 more words

The Monkees: We're too busy singing

The year 2011 marked the 45th anniversary of the debut of The Monkees – both of the TV show and of the band. Back in 1965, two Hollywood producers – Robert “Bob” Rafelson and Bert Schneider – wanted to make a TV show revolving around a Beatles-type band. 638 more words


Hey Hey! They're Boyce and Hart - And You Can Help Complete Their Documentary!

For a few years in the halcyon days of the sixties, Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart were on top of the world. Singers, songwriters and producers, Boyce and Hart – individually or collectively – were behind some of the most enduring hits of that era or any other: “Last Train to Clarksville,” “(I’m Not Your) Stepping Stone,” “Come a Little Bit Closer,” “Hurt So Bad,” “I Wanna Be Free,” “Valleri,” “Pretty Little Angel Eyes,” and of course, the immortal “Theme from… 1,013 more words


With a Song in My Heart: L is for...

“The Lady in Red” – Chris de Burgh, 1986.

I’d be curious as to how many people out there reading this who were born in the 80′s or later know who Chris de Burgh is.   1,101 more words


Head (1968)

Davy Jones, Peter Tork, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, and a LOT of other people. Dir: Bob Rafelson

Story time.

Once upon a time when I was in high school, I was obsessed with The Monkees. 879 more words

Minnesota Zoo Announces Summer Concerts

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Zoo has announced some of the acts included in its lineup of summer concerts, and the roster includes old favorites and new talents alike. 192 more words