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  • Monkeeing around with Peter Tork: '60s TV band's bassist talks about legacy and future

     
    Peter Tork figures that, had he never become a member of 1960s television pop-rock band The Monkees, he still would have had a music career. Former Monkee Peter Tork (with guitar) and his band Suede Shoe Blues, who will play......
  • The Bakersfield Sound gets its due in Nashville

     
    Buck Owens, Merle Haggard and other pioneers of West Coast country music are getting a much-deserved salute in Nashville with an expansive new exhibition at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum....
  • Monkees won't attend Davy Jones' funeral, Micky Dolenz says

     
    Davy Jones' funeral will not be the stage for any sort of Monkees reunion, according to the group's Micky Dolenz. Davy Jones' family wanted to keep the service "low-key" and avoid a "media circus," Micky Dolenz said....
  • Greek Theatre, Gibson Amphitheatre 2011 seasons announced

     
    A near-Zeppelin live experience, a 45th anniversary reunion of 75% of the Monkees, the return of a post-“Raising Sand” Alison Krauss to her longtime band Union Station, hit country-pop duo Sugarland, Steely Dan and a wealth Latin pop, salsa...
  • OFF TOPIC: The Monkees cancel Sept. 10 show at Mountain Laurel, rest of tour

     
    Here we come …. Uh, no they don’t. The Monkees have canceled the remaining 25 dates in the band’s 45th anniversary tour, including a Sept. 10 stop at Mountain Laurel Center for the Performing Arts, the venue has announced. Peter......
  • Good times for San Antonio's River Walk

    Good times for San Antonio's River Walk
    Dining alfresco on the famed River Walk has its risks. Trust me. I know. One pleasantly temperate afternoon not long ago, while gearing up to ravage a plate of chicken enchiladas slathered in verde sauce, I unrolled my cloth napkin to fetch the...
  • Top-40 Hits and Cartoons Clog Local Stages This Week

    Top-40 Hits and Cartoons Clog Local Stages This Week
    The Monkees bitched that they didn't get the respect they deserved as musicians because they weren't allowed to play on their first two albums, and because the group had been created by committee to star in a TV comedy show. But there's no reason they...
  • Davy Jones: Lead singer of 'The Monkees' dead at 66

    Davy Jones: Lead singer of 'The Monkees' dead at 66
    Singer-actor Davy Jones has died at 66; TMZ is reporting the star's death was confirmed by the medical examiners office in Martin County, Florida after Martin Memorial Hospital informed the office Jones had died -- and that a rep for Jones is reporting...
  • Autopsy: 'Monkees' Singer Davy Jones Had Pot-like Drug in System

    Autopsy: 'Monkees' Singer Davy Jones Had Pot-like Drug in System
    STUART, Fla. (KTLA) -- Monkees star Davy Jones died with a marijuana-like drug in his system, according to newly released toxicology results. According to an autopsy report obtained by TMZ, Jones had cannabinoids in his system, though it is not clear...
  • Monkees singer Davy Jones, 66, dies of heart attack

    Monkees singer Davy Jones, 66, dies of heart attack
    Davy Jones, the lead singer of the Monkees, died of a heart attack Wednesday morning in Florida. He was 66 years old. An official from the medical examiner's office for Martin County, Florida confirmed to TMZ that they received a call from Martin...
  • The Monkees' Davy Jones dead at 66

    The Monkees' Davy Jones dead at 66
    Davy Jones, whose charming grin and British accent won the hearts of millions of fans on the 1960s television series "The Monkees," died Wednesday of an apparent heart attack, according to a law enforcement source in Martin County, Florida. He was 66....
  • Monkees' Davy Jones dies at 66; a pivotal teen idol

    Monkees' Davy Jones dies at 66; a pivotal teen idol
    Davy Jones was not pop music’s first teen idol. Preceding him were Ricky Nelson, Frankie Avalon and Fabian, among many. Nor was Jones the last. After the rise of Jones’ pre-fab group, the Monkees, there were dozens more, including David...