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What The Monkees Meant To The Youngest Boomers

Candy Leonard | Posted 09.20.2016 | Fifty
Candy Leonard

The Monkees provided young viewers with a fresh, new set of four charismatic young men who move through a world of uptight adults while singing infectious pop songs.

Listen To The Band: Saying Goodbye To The Monkees

Tony Sachs | Posted 09.12.2016 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the Monkees -- and about the 47th anniversary of the year the world was supposed to have forgotten about them. But...

Why 'The Monkees' Was a Perfect Meld of Television and Music (That Will Never Happen Again)

Sean Randall | Posted 06.09.2016 | Entertainment
Sean Randall

Never before or since has a television show had such a lasting impact on the world of music. 51 years ago, future Academy Award-winner Bert Schneider...

Remembering the Late Davy Jones on the 50th Anniversary of the Monkees

Erik Sharkey | Posted 06.02.2016 | Entertainment
Erik Sharkey

"Hey, hey, we're the Monkees!" This year marks the 50th anniversary of the phenomenon--you know, that show of an imaginary band that led to an actual band.

Why The Monkees Are On Fire Yet Again

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 06.01.2016 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

As a journalist and armchair psychologist (with an advanced degree in psychology), I am watching all the hoopla surrounding the Monkees latest resurgence with awe and wonder, and felt compelled to do a bit of research to figure it all out.

The Monkees Kick Off Fun 50th Anniversary Tour Down South

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

Five decades after their TV debut, The Monkees are on the road with a multimedia tour featuring footage from the 1966 television series. The performan...

Micky Dolenz Talks About The Monkees Present... And The Monkees' Future

Tony Sachs | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Every few years, two or three members of the "Prefab Four" have hit the road, playing the old hits and occasionally even some newer songs; they did an album of new material in the '80s and again in the '90s.

Micky Dolenz: The Man, the Myth, the Monkee... and Me

Tony Sachs | Posted 02.17.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Why, why, has Micky Dolenz -- blessed with one of the great voices in pop music history -- recorded so little all these decades? And what had led him to start taking his recording career seriously at this late date?

Davy We Hardly Knew Ye: Why The Monkees Matter

Janice Harper | Posted 05.05.2012 | Entertainment
Janice Harper

That was why we loved The Monkees so much -- they had always been ridiculous, and in watching them they gave us, too, the freedom to be utterly and shamelessly ridiculous.