As the late Davy Jones’ birthday looms on December 30, his Monkees bandmate Micky Dolenz is fondly recalling their time together.
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‘Head’ found the Monkees breaking away forever from the tightly scripted structure of a television show that had hurtled them to fame.
Did Charles Manson audition for the Monkees? Was one of them up an iconic Jim Carrey role? Were they even a rock band? Micky Dolenz explains.
Then unknown, Harry Nilsson pitched a song to the Monkees, and a life-long friendship with Micky Dolenz was born.
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“If you go to Wikipedia,” he quips, “that’s the kind of thing you’re going to hear.”
Think the Monkees were just actors playing musicians? Think again.
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Remember that table cloth-like dashiki? You’ll never guess what it actually was.
One video, quite appropriately, shows them thawing from a deep freeze.
One of their most trenchant late-1960s protest songs took a circuitous route.