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A character from ‘Randy Scouse Git’ almost changed Monkees history: ‘I know that sounds crazy’

A character from ‘Randy Scouse Git’ almost changed Monkees history: ‘I know that sounds crazy’

Yes, the Birthday Boy from the Monkees hit ‘Randy Scouse Git’ was real. And his friendship almost sent Micky Dolenz on a far different path.

Micky Dolenz’s longest-tenured character is not in the Monkees: ‘It was a very, very short period of time’

Micky Dolenz’s longest-tenured character is not in the Monkees: ‘It was a very, very short period of time’

Micky Dolenz will always be associated with his role in the Monkees. But he’s actually had a lengthier association with another character.

How a Beatles song got into the final Monkees TV show: ‘I was so wiped out’

How a Beatles song got into the final Monkees TV show: ‘I was so wiped out’

Micky Dolenz shares insights into the impact of the Beatles on the Monkees’ last television episode, which aired on March 25, 1968.

The Monkees were more struggling Marx Brothers than Beatles: ‘A very different kettle of fish’

The Monkees were more struggling Marx Brothers than Beatles: ‘A very different kettle of fish’

Decades later, the Monkees’ Micky Dolenz says “I’m always amazed that people, even real fans of the show, missed that dynamic.”

Micky Dolenz discusses the Monkees’ Hall of Fame chances: ‘I’ve never been too bothered by it’

Micky Dolenz discusses the Monkees’ Hall of Fame chances: ‘I’ve never been too bothered by it’

With the 50th anniversary of the Monkees’ TV show nearing in 2016, is it finally time for a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nod? Mickey Dolenz weighs in.

The Monkees were split, and sparked, by creative differences: ‘It’s part of the equation’

The Monkees were split, and sparked, by creative differences: ‘It’s part of the equation’

Comparing their relationship to that of brothers, Micky Dolenz says the Monkees would inevitably fight — but for all the right reasons.

Micky Dolenz remembers Mike Nesmith’s return to Monkees: ‘It brought tears to my eyes’

Micky Dolenz remembers Mike Nesmith’s return to Monkees: ‘It brought tears to my eyes’

For Micky Dolenz, Mike Nesmith’s reunion with the Monkees was as long awaited as it was deeply emotional.

How the Monkees were named, and other Beatles-related myths: ‘It was a lot of fun’

How the Monkees were named, and other Beatles-related myths: ‘It was a lot of fun’

Micky Dolenz unravels some common misconceptions involving the Monkees and the Beatles, starting with how his band spelled its name.

Monkees’ Micky Dolenz still struggles with Davy Jones’ absence: ‘He’s irreplaceable’

Monkees’ Micky Dolenz still struggles with Davy Jones’ absence: ‘He’s irreplaceable’

As the late Davy Jones’ birthday looms on December 30, his Monkees bandmate Micky Dolenz is fondly recalling their time together.

The Monkees’ strange and gutsy Head helped spark a new independence in Hollywood

The Monkees’ strange and gutsy Head helped spark a new independence in Hollywood

‘Head’ found the Monkees breaking away forever from the tightly scripted structure of a television show that had hurtled them to fame.