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The Ones I Rarely Play: Michael Nesmith - Listen to the Band

It’s not really surprising that Mike Nesmith was the only one of the Monkees to have a real solo career. He was, after all, the only ‘real’ musician in the band, and it’s easy to see that he is the only one who looks faintly embarrassed at the hi-jinks they were put through (that is, if he went through them: there are many episodes where he disappears from the screen before things get too silly). 651 more words

Soundtrack Of A Lifetime

A Night in the Ikea

I don’t have a bucket list. I’m not a big dreamer. But today, I made a mental bucket list. And by that, I mean I really really really really really want to go to Ikea for a sleepover. 74 more words


It is Monkees Night at the Manse

Okay, so you know how my post yesterday was all about the great, funky vintage things that I did not buy when I found them at… 490 more words


Sacred in the Secular: Day 23

Pop quiz:  What were the first 2 cassette tapes that I owned?

1) The Monkee’s Greatest Hits

2) Debbie Gibson’s Out of the Blue

Oh yeah. 289 more words


Pop Quiz for Friday - A Six-Pack of Favorites

A few favorite tunes that have been going through the headphones this week.  It’s Friday and the end of a long week so crank it up and have a great one! 301 more words

Rock Music

Mothers of Invention: Bette Nesmith Graham

As the saying goes, “necessity is the mother of invention.”  In the late 1940’s single mother Bette Nesmith was an executive secretary at Texas Bank and Trust in Dallas.  603 more words

Mothers Of Invention

Everything's Coming up Rosebuds

“Blue Eyes” by The Rosebuds is a bouncy alternative pop song that sounds like the distant cousin of “Flowers on the Wall” by The Statler Brothers and… 195 more words