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  1. Monkee Micky Dolenz's new show to combine Broadway music, rock 'n' rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 |

    Micky Dolenz of The Monkees announced March 1 that tickets are going on sale on Monday for a new show he has created and will be starring in that combines his love for both Broadway and rock 'n roll. "A Little Bit Broadway, a Little Bit Rock 'n' Roll," as the show is titled, will include some of the best known hits and a few rarities he sang with the Monkees along with songs from some of the musical roles he has performed in his career plus music from shows that he loves.


  2. Flower Power Cruise sails into the '60s with music, peace, loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 |

    ... the soundtrack of the '60s - Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice, Felix Cavalieres' Rascals, Micky Dolenz of The Monkees , The Grass Roots, The Guess Who, Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone, Jefferson Starship , Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere & ...


  3. The Monkees were more struggling Marx Brothers than Beatles: 'A ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    Upon their late-1960s arrival on TV screens, the Monkees were almost immediately compared - both favorably and unfavorably - with the Beatles. Micky Dolenz has spent more of the next five decades explaining why the comparison simply doesn't work .


  4. Happy Birthday - Friday February 13th - 16thRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | K99FM

    Friday February 13th Happy Birthday! Some of those celebrating today... *Peter Tork guitarist/vocals/keyboards - The Monkees 71 *Peter Gabriel Genesis solo artist 65 *Henry Rollins frontman Black Flag The Rollins Band - 54 *Les Warner The Cult 54 *Freedom Williams hip hop singer - C&C Music Factory 49 *Robbie Williams singer of the boy band Take That - 41 *Peter Hook musician/singer - New Order Peter Hook and the Light 59 *Jerry Springer TV host of the outlandish Jerry Springer Show 71 *Stockard Channing Rizzo in Grease Six Degrees Of Separation The West Wing 71 *Chuck Yeager famous test pilot 1st to break the sound barrier 92 *Kelly Hu The Scorpion King Nash Bridges Sunset Beach voice of Stacy on Phineas and Ferb - 47 HaPpY BiRtHdAy!!! from K99 Country! "The Dude" - Alan Goodwin Just a country boy...plain and simple.


  5. Micky Dolenz discusses the Monkees' Hall of Fame chances:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    As the 50th anniversary of the Monkees' ground-breaking television program nears in 2016, fan interest in the group's long-hoped-for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has grown. There have been online petitions , Facebook pages and online ruminations .


  6. Bowie's 'Changes' to get limited edition 7-inch vinyl releaseRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | CNN

    ... when he was still going by his birth name of Davy Jones. He changed his name to Bowie following the success of the Monkees and their lead singer Davy Jones. Here's a look at his looks over the years. Bowie appears at the Disc and Music Echo ...


  7. Micky Dolenz Talks Music, Monkees, Jimi Hendrix and The BeatlesRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Guitar World

    ... Nesmith and Peter Tork to the world of super-stardom. Although the show would last only two seasons, the impact the Monkees had on music cannot be ignored. Their first four albums went to Number 1 and included such hits as "Last Train to ...


  8. 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.


  9. 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 ...


  10. 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)


  11. 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.


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

    Dec 11, 2014 |

    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.


  13. 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.


  14. 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 ...


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

    Nov 27, 2014 |

    ... 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 ...


  16. 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 ...


  17. 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.


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

    Nov 12, 2014 |

    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.


  19. 7 Celebrity Look-A-Likes You May Not Have NoticedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 |

    ... 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, ...


  20. 11 things you need to know about LeBron JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 |

    ... 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 ...