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  1. Pop legend reveals truth about clean-cut bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | IcLichfield

    THEY may have been called The Monkees - but the legendary 60s pop group were never portrayed as a bunch of swingers. THEY may have been called The Monkees - but the legendary 60s pop group were never portrayed as a bunch of swingers.

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  2. Happy 2014 Video Birthday to Progressive Country Pioneer Michael NesmithRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Aquarius Papers

    ... Told Me," "Daily Nightly," "Tapioca Tundra," and the giant hit "Listen to the Band." Before, during, and after the Monkees he also wrote songs that others turned into hits like "Different Drum" (Linda Ronstadt), "Some of Shelly's Blues," (Nitty ...

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  3. Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include British author Rudyard Kipling in 1865; Canadian economist and humorist Stephen Leacock in 1869; Japan's World War II Prime Minister Hideki Tojo in 1884; TV personality Bert Parks in 1914; actor Jack Lord in 1920; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Bo Diddley in 1928; actor/dancer Russ Tamblyn and actor Joseph Bologna, both in 1934 ; singer Del Shannon, also in 1934; baseball Hall of Fame member Sandy Koufax in 1935 ; folk singer Noel Paul Stookey in 1937 ; television director James Burrows in 1940 ; two members of The Monkees pop group, Mike Nesmith in 1942 and Davy Jones in 1945; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Patti Smith in 1946 ; rock musician and producer Jeff Lynne in 1947 ; television personality Meredith Vieira in 1953 and "Today" co-host Matt Lauer in 1957 ; actor Tracey Ullman in 1959 ; political ... (more)

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  4. REVIEW: Micky Dolenz Christmas show at ArtsQuest Center could have used more Monkeeing aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Morning Call

    Micky Dolenz's Monkees Christmas show at Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem With all due respect to Christmas, Micky Dolenz's concert Friday at Musikfest Caf at ArtsQuest in Bethlehem would have been better without it. Dolenz, former lead singer of the 1960s television band The Monkees, performed Micky's Monkees Christmas, a show scheduled after he postponed his July 31 show at the venue because it was too close to The Monkees' May 27 show at nearby Sands Bethlehem Event Center.

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  5. Micky Dolenz: The Monkees were closer to being Marx Brothers than the BeatlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Examiner.com

    The Monkees ' Micky Dolenz , in a candid interview this week with Gilbert Godfried , said the story that the Monkees were created to be a second Beatles wasn't the original proposal for the show. "The story I heard was a little more complicated, but essentially, yes, that is what happened.

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  6. The Monkees' strange and gutsy Head helped spark a new independence in HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Something Else! Reviews

    More than 45 years later, Head remains one of the strangest, gutsiest, uproariously funny things the Monkees ever did. Released as a film in September 1968, with a crazy soundtrack to follow in December of that year, Head was produced by Jack Nicholson and director Bob Rafelson - both of whom would later work on such mainstream Hollywood hits as Five Easy Pieces and The Postman Always Rings Twice.

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  7. 1D on ACA: Bound to be cringeworthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | The Age

    ... relates to the hysteria. "I keep telling myself that for the fans in the studio it would be like me meeting The Monkees when I was 15," she says. Just don't tell Harry Styles that Michael Nesmith is now bald with a beer gut. Teenage girls of every ...

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  8. David Bowie reveals Nothing Has Changed trailers and Sue videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Music-News.com

    ... the King Bees. Bowie's real name is Jones but he changed his name to Bowie avoid confusion with Davy Jones of the Monkees fame leapfrogged his own with the advent of the Monkees in 1966. Bowie released three singles as Davie Jones. The first song ...

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  9. 6 Reasons a Stage Name Might Be Right for YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Back Stage

    ... David Bowie (born David Robert Jones) changed his name to avoid confusion with singer and actor Davy Jones (of The Monkees). Many names are inspired or refer directly to real world things that may be seemingly unflattering. Some surnames (like ...

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  10. Micky Dolenz on Monkees misconceptions: 'It wasn't a rock ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Something Else! Reviews

    Even today, there are misconceptions surrounding Micky Dolenz and the Monkees. That Charles Manson auditioned for the band.

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  11. Monkee Micky Dolenz to be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award Nov. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Examiner.com

    One of the Monkees , Micky Dolenz , will be honored along with Frankie Valli, lead singer of The Four Seasons, with Lifetime Achivement Awards at this year's Rockers On Broadway event which will take place Nov. 17, the PATH Fund, which is sponsoring the awards, announced Nov. 12. Legendary disc jockey 'Cousin' Brucie Morrow will also receive the Ambassador of Rock Award. "Teen Idols, have always been a special kind of rock star," Says Rockers On Broadway's Donnie Kehr.

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  12. 7 Celebrity Look-A-Likes You May Not Have NoticedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | AndPOP.com

    ... piercing eyes it's easy to see why these two could be mistaken for the other. While watching an old episode of The Monkees , I couldn't help but notice that The Wanted member Jay McGuiness is pretty much the spitting image of a young Micky Dolenz, ...

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  13. 11 things you need to know about LeBron JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... to be born. He shares that birthday with Tiger Woods, Sandy Koufax, Bo Diddley, Rudyard Kipling and two of the Monkees (Davy Jones and Mike Nesmith). When LeBron was growing up in some of the seedier sections of Akron, his mother Gloria moved from ...

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  14. 11 things you need to know about LeBron JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... to be born. He shares that birthday with Tiger Woods, Sandy Koufax, Bo Diddley, Rudyard Kipling and two of the Monkees (Davy Jones and Mike Nesmith). When LeBron was growing up in some of the seedier sections of Akron, his mother Gloria moved from ...

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  15. EMI Sued In Foreign Royalties Dispute With Monkees SongwriterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Billboard

    Davy Jones, Mickey Dolenz, Peter Tork and Mike Nesmith on the set of the television show 'The Monkees' in August 1967 in Los Angeles, California. EMI Music Publishing is facing a new lawsuit alleging a musician has been cheated over royalties on foreign sales.

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  16. The Monkees announce deluxe expanded box set of debut album comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Rhino Records announced Sept. 29 they will release " The Monkees ," a box set featuring rare and unreleased tracks from the first album by the Monkees that included the hit "Last Train to Clarksville" in November.

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  17. Dolenz, DeWitt in Ivoryton Playhouse premiere of Mike Reiss' 'Comedy is Hard!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... . Starring in this delightful and poignant comedy are Joyce DeWitt ( Three's Company ) and Mickey Dolenz ( The Monkees ). The show runs though October 12th. Micky Dolenz monkeys around with Joyce DeWitt in Mike Reiss' new play 'Comedy Is Hard' - ...

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  18. An ode to 'Gone With the Wind,' as it returns to theatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    Frankly, my dear, I didn't give much of a damn. On that Saturday in October 1967, I would much rather have been doing something - anything - that involved The Monkees.

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  19. David Bowie Is at the MCA Reveals a Cultural Icon, Beyond the PopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Gapers Block

    ... Jones or Davie Jones since he was 15. (He changed his name partly to distinguish himself from Davy Jones of the Monkees.) Even as a young teen performer, he was concerned about his image and identity. He designed business cards and stage sets for ...

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  20. Photo Flash: Micky Dolenz and Joyce DeWitt Star in Comedy is Hard, Opening TonightRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in Ivoryton, CT. The play opens tonight, September 26th and runs through October 12th. MICKY DOLENZ (of The Monkees) will star alongside JOYCE DEWITT, veteran actress and star of the ABC television hit series Three's Company. Scroll down for a first ...

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