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California Dreaming: Pleasant Valley Sunday

With Headquarters, the Monkees had become a real band at last. Every guitar, keyboard, drum, or percussion part on the album, and all the vocals, was performed by one of the Monkees, with only bass, strings, and horns performed by session musicians. 888 more words

22 Nov: Utrecht part 1

I’ll bore the bejesus out of you with my insights into Utrecht later, but first let’s get down to the nitty gritty by posting up some records. 297 more words

Record Fair Finds

Beatles Wednesday Video: 'Beautiful Boy' By John Lennon

If your kids hear this song, they may recognize it from the cartoon “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” but you’ll probably recognize it from John Lennon’s 1980 “Double Fantasy” album. 72 more words


Morning Mixtape: 'Daydream Believer' by the Monkeys

The Monkeys received a gold record for “Daydream Believer” on this day in 1967. This song has one of my favorite refrains in pop music: “Cheer up, sleepy Jean. 17 more words

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Release Round-Up: Week of November 10

The Monkees, The Monkees: Super Deluxe Edition (Rhino Handmade) (Exclusively available directly from label)

It’s Monkeemania all over again: Davy, Micky, Peter and Michael are back with a 3-CD expansion of their debut album featuring 100 tracks – 45 of which are previously unreleased! 944 more words