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5 Things That Should Have Improved By Now -- But Really Haven't

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.27.2014 | Fifty

There are many things that have become easier or better through the decades. But then there are some stubborn harbingers -- things that are pretty muc...

Top 10 Hits from the Sixties: Who Played on 'Em

Harold Bronson | Posted 03.16.2014 | Entertainment
Harold Bronson

Studio musicians often augmented existing groups or replaced them entirely during recordings. When fans saw their favorite rock groups miming to their records on TV, they didn't know that often the performers hadn't played on them.

Movie Review: 12-12-12

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Amir Bar-Lev and Charlie Lightening's new film, 12-12-12 would be worth seeing if only for the moment where James Dolan loses his temper because of a technical glitch.

Cassandra Wilson Kicks Off the Season at PAC SUNY Purchase College NY

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

Ms. Wilson's voice is the feature here and she did not disappoint, but despite a generally pleasing performance, it was a bit disappointing that Ms.Wilsons' voice was not highlighted more and that band, however good, was more in the background.

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.

The Monkees Are Going On Tour

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment

Hey, hey: The Monkees are set to hit the road again this summer for a 24-run tour called "A Midsummer's Night With the Monkees." The Monkees will ...

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?

Conversations With Electric Light Orchestra's Jeff Lynne, The Monkees' Micky Dolenz and The Rippingtons' Russ Freeman

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.18.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Memories of a Retro Childhood

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 11.04.2012 | Arts
Kayley Kravitz

It's only September and already 2012 has taken the lives of some our most beloved musical icons.

Rock 'N' Roll Pantheon Keeps It Real

Michael Sigman | Posted 10.14.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

I needed to find out whether the Rock 'N' Roll Pantheon is "for real," whatever that phrase has come to mean.

16 Greatest Monkeys On TV

Posted 08.10.2012 | TV

The biggest star on TV isn't even human! Crystal the Monkey who plays Dr. Rizzo, Justin Kirk's aid, on NBC's new comedy, "Animal Practice" (preview...

The Monkees Are Touring Without Davy Jones

AP | Posted 10.08.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The Monkees will perform their first live shows since star Davy Jones died in February. Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz, and Peter Tor...

'Rolling Stone' Names 10 Best Boy Bands Of All Time!

Rolling Stone | Posted 04.04.2012 | Teen

Boy bands have been a staple of pop music since the early Sixties, and though they come in and out of style, the basic concept of cute, unthreatening ...

Mrs. Davy Jones 4Ever: Remembrance Of Crushes Past

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 05.21.2012 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

Mrs. Davy Jones. This is what I wrote all over the inside front over of my three-ring notebook in 7th grade. I couldn't write it on the front cover because that was plastered with "Mrs. Paul McCartney."

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.

Remembering Davy Jones: Jeff Sherman's Hollywood Story

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment
Art Brodsky

The Monkees are my childhood. They are my adulthood. Davy Jones' sudden passing yesterday stunned me and certainly millions of others all over the world. And I will always cherish my small, little piece of their history.

Davy Jones Funeral Plans Announced

Posted 03.05.2012 | Celebrity

Davy Jones will be laid to rest in Florida. According to The Washington Post, a private ceremony will be held in the Sunshine State. Jones had bee...

Daydream Believer, 1945-2012: Davy Jones and the Shift of Generations

Howard Barbanel | Posted 05.01.2012 | Entertainment
Howard Barbanel

American culture is a youth culture. On television and the movies it sometimes seems that everything and everybody is permanently frozen at 28 years old and it's just the rest of us on the couch who break '50, '60 and '70.

Daydream Believer: RIP Davy Jones

Kim Morgan | Posted 03.01.2012 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Originally published at Kim Morgan's Sunset Gun. Davy Jones. As others have often pointed out, he wasn't charming, "Circus Boy" Mickey Dolenz, the guy...

'Glee' Is The New 'Monkees'

Posted 03.01.2012 | TV

When the "The Monkees" premiered in 1966, the made-for-TV band turned into an overnight sensensation. They had all the elements of a pop culture pheno...

Davy Jones and Me: A Teen Dream Comes True

Marjorie Hope Rothstein | Posted 05.01.2012 | Fifty
Marjorie Hope Rothstein

As a pudgy faced pre-teen, I was beyond words with excitement and also mortified. I was going to spend the day with teen idol, Davy Jones and my father.

Davy Jones Claimed Credit For Charles Manson 'Monkees' Rumor

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 02.29.2012 | Weird News

Monkees singer Davy Jones has died, but his music will live on with fans. So will his creation of one of rock's most chilling legends: The one abou...

Remembering Davy Jones

Vanessa Berben | Posted 04.30.2012 | Entertainment
Vanessa Berben

That's the Davy Jones I've taken with me these years since that show -- a complete and total gentleman. His grace, his "heartthrob-ness" was so absolute that it broke all age barriers -- it didn't matter how old he was, how old his audience was -- he was a beautiful man, inside and out.

Remembering Davy Jones: The 11 Finest Monkees Moments

Posted 02.29.2012 | TV

The Monkees were the first tailor-made TV band, thanks, in part, to their dashing frontman Davy Jones. Sadly, Jones recently passed away at the age of...

Singer Of The Monkees Dies At 66

Posted 04.05.2012 | Celebrity

The Monkees singer Davy Jones has died at the age of 66, TMZ reports. A rep for Jones revealed that he passed away Wednesday morning after suffering a...