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Old 10th Dec 2021, 18:26
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RIP Mike Nesmith

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-59606993

Sad news - only leaves Mickey Dolenz...
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Old 10th Dec 2021, 19:05
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Definitely the coolest Monkee around ...
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Old 10th Dec 2021, 19:39
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What a shame. A great musician in his own right and certainly the best of the four. Brings back memories of "Daydream Believer", the first "45" I ever bought.

RIP, green woolly bobble hatted, Monkee Mike.

This was one of my favourite songs where he took the lead vocals:

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Old 10th Dec 2021, 21:25
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Surprised that no one has mentioned "Joanne"
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Surprised that no one has mentioned "Joanne"
Was that her name?
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Old 10th Dec 2021, 23:22
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He wrote the Linda Ronstadt hit, 'Diff'rent Drum', too. (I like both versions.)

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Old 11th Dec 2021, 04:51
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He gave us some great music, and was part of a delightful comedy that still amuses today.
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And he saved the best for recent years. He was lead vocalist on this beautiful song - recording in 2016!!!

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Old 11th Dec 2021, 08:14
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a fine musician and songwriter. I have a couple of his solo albums from way back, and still listen to them now and again.
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Random fact: his mother invented correction fluid.
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Old 11th Dec 2021, 09:24
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Random fact: his mother invented correction fluid.
Unfortunately that fact has been Tippexed from most history books.
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Old 12th Dec 2021, 08:53
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I’m a bereaver.

RIP the best monkee
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Old 13th Dec 2021, 00:50
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And who could forget this utterly brilliant piece of surreal weirdness:
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I loved the Monkees TV show back when it was originally on the air, and was a fan of their music. I also saw them perform live back in the mid 1970's (one of the original members was missing, but 45 years later I can't remember which one it was).
A year or two back, one of the 'classic' TV channels was showing old re-runs of the Monkees, so I set up the DVR to record them. I guess my tastes were a bit different back then - the plots were so silly that after I watched a couple episodes, I deleted the rest (as well as the DVR 'record' instruction).
Still liked the music though.
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