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Shows I’ll Never Forget: Michael Nesmith, April 6, 2013

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Michael Nesmith, April 6, 2013

At the Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago: Michael Nesmith’s appearance was not just a concert — it was an evening with a raconteur, an artist weaving stories with words and music.

The Monkees, Fats Domino, Del Shannon, others – Action!: Songs Of Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart (2012)

The Monkees, Fats Domino, Del Shannon, others – Action!: Songs Of Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart (2012)

For those not in the know, Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart were one of the 1960s’ most successful songwriting teams. Best remembered for the tasty tunes they supplied the Monkees, they also achieved a respectable round of fame on their own

Readers’ Top 10 for 2012: The Beatles, Toto’s Steve Lukather, Bob Dylan, Rush, The Monkees, Donald Fagen

Readers’ Top 10 for 2012: The Beatles, Toto’s Steve Lukather, Bob Dylan, Rush, The Monkees, Donald Fagen

In 2012, readers flocked to a boisterous discussion on those times when the Beatles didn’t exactly impress.

Best of November 2012: Readers pick Garth Hudson, Monkees, King Crimson, Beatles, Aerosmith

A rare talk with co-founding Band multi-instrumentalist Garth Hudson, presented in two parts over the course of November, shot to the top of our November 2012 readers poll

Desert Island Discs: Guilty Pleasures Edition

Desert Island Discs: Guilty Pleasures Edition

Proof that every one’s guilty pleasure is their own: We reached almost no consensus on this particular version of Desert Island Discs, with only the Carpenters, the Electric Light Orchestra, Hall and Oates and Olivia Newton-John garnering more than one mention.

Shows I’ll Never Forget: The Monkees, November 16, 2012

Shows I’ll Never Forget: The Monkees, November 16, 2012

At the Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois: Many so-called nostalgia acts figure all the crowd wants is to hear the big hits. However, longtime fans were richly rewarded on November 16, 2012, when The Monkees hit the stage

Davy Jones, lead singer of the Monkees, dies at 66 from apparent heart attack

Sixties teen idol Davy Jones has died of a heart attack, his publicist confirms. He was 66.

Jimi Hendrix – The Guitar Hero (2010): Movies

“The Guitar Hero” moves away from the tabloid side of the Jimi Hendrix myth, instead delving into the American guitarist’s sweeping impact on rock music and the instrument. That makes director Jon Brewer’s film not so much a biography, per se, as it is tone-poem love letter to Hendrix’s muse, and how it finally ignited. I think, at this lateRead More

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