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Instant Replay: Does Anyone Dare Remember The Monkees?

Interview by Harold Bronson, Coast, September 1971

Here we come, Walkin' down the street.We get the funniest looksFrom everyone we meet. ...

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Mistaking The Four Monkees

Profile by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, September 1966

JUST PICTURE one very pretty princess who is about to become queen and one very jealous uncle who is determined to do her in before ...

Man-Made Monkees

Profile by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, November 1966

MOST GROUPS happen. The Monkees were made. If they weren't intentionally created, it is conceivable that they would not exist for it is highly unlikely ...

The Story Of Tommy Boyce And Bobby Hart

Report by Derek Taylor, World Countdown News, 1967

THE HOTEL CHESTERFIELD is not one of New York’s most majestic hotels, but it has a virtue prized by lyricists and tunesmiths for it is ...

Why All This Hoo-Ha About The Monkees?

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, January 1967

OH, THE bitchiness! Oh, the arguments! Oh, the rows! It's amazing how pop can still cause furore and uproar from one side of the Atlantic ...

The Monkees' Front Man

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, February 1967

DAVY JONES – the little Monkee with a big heart – arrived via Nassau last week wearing a battered black top hat, purchased from a ...

The Monkees: Monkee Davy Talks About The Beatles

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, March 1967

"GEORGEP AULJOHNRINGO," our very own pop monster, has now grown to that exalted position where it is a kind of sacred cow whom none may ...

The Monkees: More Of The Monkees (RCA)

Review by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, April 1967

IT'S A STRANGE thing to review an LP which you know will go to the top of the LP charts and sell a load of ...

Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart On Monkees, Music & Mayhem

Interview by Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, July 1967

Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart are responsible for a lot of Monkee music and soon, a lot of their own music. In the following interview ...

Monterey Pop Festival: Inside Looking Out

Interview by uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, July 1967

BEAT: Just wanted to get your comments on what's happening here in Monterey this weekend. ...

Boyce & Hart On Monkees, Music & Mayhem (part 2)

Interview by Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, August 1967

IF YOU own the first two Monkees' albums, you know that Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart wrote 'Last Train To Clarksville', 'I'm Not Your Steppin' ...

Bob Rafelson: Man Behind The Monkees

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, August 1967

Why I picked THESE four ...

The Monkees: Here is the most amazing article EVER-WRITTEN about a MONKEE

Report by Ann Moses, New Musical Express, May 1968

Mike Nesmith wanted me to expose how rude he is reveals Ann Moses in this NMExclusive from Hollywood ...

The Monkees: Question Time With Monkee Davy

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, July 1968

BEFORE Davy Jones completed his famous disappearing trick and returned to America, I joined the hordes of reporters and photographers waiting to see "Mighty-Monkee" at ...

A Very Personal Day With The Monkees!

Report by Carol Deck, Flip, August 1968

CAROL DECK (FLIP'S GIRL IN HOLLYWOOD) TAKES YOU ALONG TO SPEND A DAY ON THE MAD, MAD SET OF THE MONKEES' MOVIE! ...

The Monkees

Interview by Mike Grant, Rave, August 1968

HAVE YOU ever wondered what its like to hardly ever finish a meal in peace without someone thrusting an autograph book under your nose – ...

The Monkees: Head (Columbia Pictures)

Film/DVD/TV Review by Ellen Sander, Hit Parader, June 1969

Have We Misjudged THE MONKEES? ...

Don Kirshner: I Discovered Carole King

Interview by James Johnson, New Musical Express, February 1972

THEY MOST often call Don Kirshner the King of Bubble-gum. But he's not worrying. Sitting high in his suite at the Dorchester he has the ...

Monkee-Mania... In The '70s?

Retrospective by Ken Barnes, Who Put The Bomp!, 1976

I WROTE A prototype version of this piece in 1973, at a time when admitting you liked the Monkees was about as cool as driving ...

Michael Nesmith: On The Road To β€˜Rio’

Interview by John Tobler, ZigZag, May 1977

IT WAS INEVITABLE that when Michael Nesmith returned to London recently to promote jet lag and his single, 'Rio', we should meet again. My vibrant ...

Peter Tork: The Monkees and After

Interview by Bruce Pollock, When The Music Mattered, 1982

IT WAS PROBABLY late 1966 or early 1967 when word first began to circulate through the Village. "You know the Monkees, that plastic-fantastic pop ...

I Like The Monkees

Retrospective and Interview by Bill Holdship, Creem, December 1986

ONE OF THE worst aspects of rock 'n' roll is that it's often centered on this debate as to whether something is "cool" or not. ...

The Monkees et al: Comebacks

Report and Interview by Andy Gill, Q, December 1986

TWENTY YEARS ago, Mickey Dolenz, a former child actor best known in the title role of Circus Boy, answered an ad for "Four Insane Boys, ...

The Monkees

Retrospective by Tom Hibbert, MOJO, April 1995

"Hear this, and remind yourself why pop music was invented in the first place." ...

The Monkees: What Goes On?

Interview by Tom Hibbert, MOJO, March 1997

Here they come. Walking down the street. Spouting more long words than they ever did on TV. Tom Hibbert meets The Monkees, re-formed and playing ...

The Monkees: People Said They Monkeyed Around

Interview by David Quantick, Q, April 1997

...only they didn't. At all. For being The Monkees was no fun. They couldn't play on their records; their film was crap, but, unlike the ...

The Monkees: Daydream Believer Film

Film/DVD/TV Review by Stephen Dalton, Uncut, September 1998

Stephen Dalton profiles Daydream Believers, a new documentary tracing the lives of Hollywood wannabes who flunked the audition to join the most famous manufactured pop ...

The Monkees: Head

Retrospective and Interview by Bill Holdship, MOJO, June 2002

"WHAT IS HEAD? HEAD IS THE most extraordinary adventure Western comedy love story mystery drama musical documentary ever filmed. And that's putting it mildly." ...

The Monkees: Head

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, 2004

The "Prefab Four" star in self-deconstructing Help!-on-acid, scripted by joker Jack Nicholson. ...

Andrew Sandoval: The Monkees – The Day-to-Day Story of the '60s TV Pop Sensation (Thunder Bay Press)

Book Review by Bill Wasserzieher, Ugly Things, Summer 2005

IF SOCRATES, the George Carlin of his day, was right that "the unexamined life is not worth living," then The Monkees have nothing to worry ...

Wheelchair Legends: How Some Rockers Grow Old Gracefully and Others Do Not

Essay by Charles Bermant, Rock's Backpages, October 2006

PUYALLUP, WA – Are there gatherings like this anywhere outside of the modern American West? A million people come to a converted dusty field over ...

The Monkees: This Boy Band Never Monkeyed Around

Retrospective by Bob Stanley, Daily Telegraph, March 2012

Fact and fantasy were intertwined in the Monkees, but we'll never see their like again ...

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