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Michael Nesmith To Reunite With Monkees For One-off Gig

The guitarist will rejoin Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork for the gig at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles on 16 September (16), almost 50 years to the day since the Monkees' television...

The Monkees Musician Suing Founders For Discrimination

Musician Aviva Maloney claims she learned she was no longer part of the duo's touring band over the phone after spending almost two decades on the road with The Monkees. According to...

Unseen Monkees Movie Footage Found

Fans of the Daydream Believer stars are set for a treat in 2016 with the release of the entire Monkees TV series on Blu-Ray to mark the 50th anniversary of the band.The episodes have been...

Mike Nesmith Writing Life Story

The guitarist, who quit the group in 1970 to pursue a career in country music, has not re-joined fellow surviving members Mickey Dolenz and Peter Tork for their 2015 tour, and now it...

Davy Jones' Memorabilia Going Under The Hammer In Estate Sale

The singer died from a heart attack in 2012 and now his estate executors have decided to give fans the chance to snap up keepsakes from his lifetime in the entertainment industry....

Mickey Dolenz In Talks To Join Alice Cooper's Hollywood Vampires Film

A new documentary about one of Los Angeles' most fabled celebrity hang-outs has landed The Monkees star Mickey Dolenz as its potential star.The drummer was a regular at the Rainbow Bar on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard...

Widow Of Daydream Believer Songwriter Suing For Royalties

The widow of songwriter John Stewart is suing record label bosses for unpaid royalties over The Monkees' hit tune Daydream Believer.Stephanie Case Stewart claims executives at Emi Music Publishing have failed to hand over at...

Songwriter Gerry Goffin Dies

Gerry Goffin has died aged 75.The songwriter, who penned worldwide hits such as 'The Loco-Motion' and '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman' with ex-wife Carole King, passed away at his home in Los...

The Monkees Kick Off Summer Tour With Nesmith

Michael Nesmith rejoined The Monkees in Port Chester, New York on Monday night (15Jul13) for the first time since he walked out on the band at the beginning of a European tour in 1997.The guitarist...

Monkeemobile Designer Dies

The celebrity car customiser behind The Monkees' novelty Monkeemobile has died, aged 80.Dean Jeffries passed away on 5 May (13) at his home in North Hollywood, California. The designer and painter was well known...

The Monkees To Take Old Photos And Rare Home Video On The Road For Summer Tour

The Monkees have dug out unseen film footage and rare photos for an upcoming 24-date multi-media summer (13) tour.The existing members of the band - Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork - regrouped for...

The Monkees Ask Gig-goers To Sing Davy Jones Song On Tour

The Monkees are honouring Davy Jones' memory on their first tour without the singer by asking audience members to provide the vocals for his most famous track Daydream Believer.The frontman passed away in February (12)...

Ben Affleck 'Hated' Growing Hair For Argo

Ben Affleck ''hated'' growing his hair for 'Argo'. The 40-year-old actor stars as a CIA specialist in the political drama, which he also directs, and while he didn't enjoy growing his hair to look like...

Micky Dolenz Torn Over Breaking Bad's The Monkees Song

The Monkees star Micky Dolenz felt "a little torn" when one of the band's songs made an appearance in hit TV show Breaking Bad as he didn't want the track to be linked to drug...

The Monkees Reunite For Davy Jones Tribute Tour!

Hey, hey, it's The Monkees ! Again. The surviving members of the iconic '60s pop group have announced that they plan to reunite, in honor of the late Davy Jones, who passed away...

The Monkees Won't Replace Davy Jones For Tour

The stars on The Monkees will not be replacing late singer Davy Jones when they tour together in November (12) - but they'll be doing their best to honour his songs.Guitarist Michael Nesmith, who will...

The Monkees Launching First Tour Since Davy Jones' Death

The surviving members of The Monkees are reuniting to embark on their first tour without late frontman Davy Jones.The star suffered a fatal heart attack in February (12) and guitarist Peter Tork recently revealed Jones...

Micky Dolenz Refuses To Rule Out The Monkees Tour

Micky Dolenz refuses to rule out The Monkees reforming for another tour without late frontman Davy Jones, insisting his motto is "never say never".The group's British-born singer died in February (2012) after suffering a heart...

One Direction To Voice Cartoon

One Direction are to voice a cartoon series.The British boy band - comprising Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles and Niall Horan - were delighted with animated show 'The Adventurous Adventures Of One...

One Direction To Earn Millions From 3d Film

One Direction could make £10 million each by starring in their own film.The British group - comprising Harry Styles, 18, Louis Tomlinson, 20, Zayn Malik, 19, Liam Payne, 18, and Niall Horan, 18 - are...

Lulu: 'Davy Jones Broke My Heart"

Scottish singer Lulu was left heartbroken in the late Sixties after discovering her then-boyfriend, The Monkees star Davy Jones, was also dating his future wife at the same time.The Shout hitmaker, 63, struck up a...

Was Davy Jones Smoking Marijuana At The Time Of His Death?

Davy Jones, the much-loved member of The Monkees, had cannabinoids in his system according to the autopsy for the star which was recently released. As you might surmise from the name, they're a family of...

Davy Jones Toxicology Results Show Cannabinoids In System

The Monkees star Davy Jones died with a marijuana-type drug in his system, according to toxicology reports.The British-born singer passed away in Florida in February (12), aged 66. Autopsy results showed he died after suffering...

One Direction For 'The Monkees' Style Nickelodeon Show?

One Direction have played down talk they are set to star in their own television show on Nickelodeon. The British boy-band, who became the first UK group to top the Billboard Albums Chart with a...

Tomlinson Plays Down Tv Show Rumour

British boy band One Direction have denied they've been lined up to star in a Monkees-style TV show, blaming confusion over an upcoming awards ceremony.The What Makes You Beautiful hitmakers were rumoured earlier this month...

Jones' Wife Filed For Divorce In 2011

The Monkees star Davy Jones and his wife Jessica Pacheco were working to save their marriage in the months leading up to the singer's death after she filed for divorce last summer (11).The couple wed...

Jones' British-based Family Attend Private Memorial

Close friends and relatives of late The Monkees star Davy Jones bid farewell to the singer at a private memorial service in his native Manchester, England on Sunday (11Mar12) - four days after he was...

Davy Jones' Songs Played At Funeral

Davy Jones' own songs were played to mourners at The Monkees star's private funeral in Florida on Wednesday (07Mar12), according to newly-released details about the service.Only immediate family members were invited to the ceremony, while...

Jones' Family Thanks Fans For Support

The Monkees star Davy Jones' four daughters have thanked fans of the late singer for the outpouring of support they've received since their father's death last week (29Feb12).The 66-year-old Daydream Believer hitmaker died after suffering...

Davy Jones' Funeral: The Monkees Asked To Stay Away

Davy Jones funeral was held yesterday (Wednesday March 7, 2012) in Florida, near the home where he lived and passed away. The funeral was attended by his immediate family, Reuters reports. Guests are said to...

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