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News about The Monkees continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

19 hrs ago | LA Weekly

Music Picks: Brokechella, Death and Xiu Xiu

The Greek goddess Circe has been reincarnated as a local singer-songwriter, but she doesn't need magic potions to lure unwary travelers.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Michael Nesmith, Music, Entertainment

21 hrs ago | Guitar Player

Under Investigation: Badass TV Guitars

The golden age of television was a goldmine for guitar music, from moody noir-guitar and twangy spy themes to serious sci-fi and campy fantasy , Westerns , and comedies .

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Science Fiction TV, Comedy, Pop/Rock, Pawn Stars

Tue Apr 15, 2014

NME

Django Django cover The Monkees - listen

Django Django have covered The Monkees ' 'Porpoise Song'. The band will release their take on the Gerry Goffin and Carole King penned track - which was originally released in 1968 and featured on the album 'Head' - as part of their 'Late Night Tales' mix, which comes out on May 12. The track will also come out as a special 7" on Record Store Day, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork, Davy Jones

Examiner.com

Mike Nesmith and the jazzy side of the Monkees

Like many of you, I grew up on the Monkees a well, sort of. In fact, I was too young to experience the pre-Fab Four's '60s heyday.

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Music-News.com

Michael Nesmith of The Monkees to play UK dates

Following the success of his first UK shows in 30 years, in 2012, Michael Nesmith, the woollen hat wearing Monkee, producer, multi-instrumentalist and country rock pioneer will be returning to the UK this year, on a 7-date tour.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Michael Nesmith, Newcastle, OK

Salt Lake Tribune

15 ways to make your stay at FanX pay

No one person can attend everything, because some of the events run concurrently.

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Related Topix: Adam Baldwin, Pop/Rock

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'Never did my love diminish': Michael Nesmith on his emotional return to the Monkees

Outside of their 1965-1970 heyday, Michael Nesmith had rarely returned to the Monkees - beyond the odd concert appearance here and there.

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock

Tue Apr 08, 2014

CBS Local

Minnesota Zoo Announces Summer Concerts

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.

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Head, Musical Movies, Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork, Davy Jones

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Patch.com

Hey, Hey, Who Remembers the Monkees?

Former Monkees member Michael Nesmith is bringing his Movies of the Mind Tour to City Winery Napa in one performance on May 1. "Movies of the Mind uses the songs I've recorded over the years, starting back when I was just a solo folk singer," Nesmith said.

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Michael Nesmith, Napa, CA

Sat Apr 05, 2014

UnionLeader.com

The Monkees to play at the Casino Balloom in May

HEY, HEY, IT'S THEM: Though the iconic crew of the TV show-turned-stage sensation lost a key member in 2012 with the death of Davy Jones, original members of The Monkees have banded together for a tour that will bring the trio to the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom on Thursday, May 22. Though the iconic crew of the TV show-turned-state sensation lost ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Peter Tork

Something Else! Reviews

'I was so wiped out': Micky Dolenz on how a Beatles song...

Monkees fans will remember that "Good Morning, Good Morning," from the Beatles' Sgt.

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Children TV, Animated TV

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Prefab-ulous cost savings

Prefab has many connotations. The "prefab four" was a name attributed, but not kindly, by critics to manufactured pop band The Monkees.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Oceania, New Zealand, World News,

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Slam X Hype

Your Current Sunglasses Are Not As Dope As These Keiichi Tanaami for SUPER Sunglasses

Hugely popular eyewear label SUPER have teamed up with legendary Japanese experimental artist Keiichi Tanaami to complete an impressive limited edition run of sunglasses that are being released just in time for Spring.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

TwinCities

The Monkees are coming to ... where else? ... the Zoo

Created as a Beatles knockoff for an NBC TV show in 1966, the Monkees became an actual band with records sales that eclipsed ratings for the show.

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Peter Tork, Michael Nesmith, Music

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Examiner.com

KRLA disc jockey Dave Hull and his thoughts on the Monkees

Hull also had an interesting connection to the Monkees . He has just published a wonderful autobiography called Q: How different was the Monkees' phenomenon from the Beatles? Dave Hull: "I believe the main difference was in what ultimately became each group's audience: Beatles fans growing into young adults right along with the musical phenomenon ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock

Anorak

Seedy 1970s TV: Petula Clark And The Scorpio Peaple, Starring Jimmy...

IT'S hard to explain how peculiar TV was in the 1970s. Better to show you kids what the olds had to watch.

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Related Topix: Petula Clark, Pop/Rock, Family, Kids, Television, The Ed Sullivan Show, Entertainment, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom, Adam Ant

Thu Mar 27, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Spotlight: Concert listings

Send your listings at least 10 days ahead of the date of the issue in which you wish to see your information printed.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Portsmouth, NH, Dance, Dover, NH

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Billboard

The Monkees Swing In For U.S. Tour

Original members of The Monkees Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork will return to the concert stage after last year's successful tour, for a 14-date U.S. trek, starting May 22 in Hampton, NH.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork, Davy Jones, Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Head, Musical Movies

Examiner.com

Monkees news: Added date on Monkees tour; fan recalls Monkees convention

A new show has been added to the original list of dates for The Monkees May-June tour, Pollstar announced March 26. The new concert is June 2 at Weesner Family Amphitheater in Minneapolis, Minn., part of the "Music in the Zoo Concert Series."

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BuddyTV

'American Idol' Recap: The Top 9 Sing with the Band

Howdy, Idol nation! Bill King here again filling in for regular recapper John Kubicek.

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