Fact: Surviving members of The Monkees Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork have signed up to play a rare live gig at London's Hammersmith Apollo in September (15). The gig will be an acoustic set of some of the band's greatest hits. Guitarist Michael Nesmith is reportedly not involved in the reunion, which marks the band's first U.K. gig since frontman Davy Jones passed away in 2012.
Quote: "When Davy passed, it was traumatic. I'm not sure I'm still over it (sic). It's like a family member, a very close family member, like a brother, but the music is so powerful, the music it does sorta (sic) see you through." The Monkees star Micky Dolenz is still struggling to come to terms with the loss of his bandmate and longtime friend Davy Jones, following his death from a heart attack in 2012.
Quote: "I still get around 30 letters a week, and I must sign around 100 photographs a month for the fan club in New York." The Monkees star Davy Jones still boasts a large fanbase.
Quote: "I used to be five feet, four inches, but I've lost an inch. Even today, I have an inferiority complex. I always feel I'm there at the window, looking in. Except when I'm on stage, and then I really come alive." Monkees singer Davy Jones on his diminutive size.
Quote: "I used to be a heart-throb... now I'm a coronary." Former Monkees frontman Davy Jones fears his pin-up days are behind him.
Quote: "He's half squid and half crab, but there's a man in there somewhere. And weirdly he's Scottish." Actor Bill Nighy explains his character Davy Jones in Pirates Of The Caribbean: DEAD MAN'S CHEST
Quote: <p>"I'm still checking out the skirts and trying to keep myself clean so I can still feel attractive... I'm not really looking forward to turning 60 because I don't want to be a little fat guy." Former MONKEES star Davy Jones fears turning 60 next month (30DEC05). </p>