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The Monkees
Formed: 1965 in Hollywood, CA
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Disbanded: 1969
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Michael Nesmith, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork
Biography: "Hey hey, we are the Monkees/You know we love to please/A manufactured image/With no philosophies." In 1968, the Monkees addressed their own reputation in the song "Ditty Diego (War Chant)," which summed up the bad rap they'd received in the music press since they first emerged in the summer of 1966. ...Read full biography
Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.
Released: 1967
Label: Rhino
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One of their better efforts, featuring the double-sided hit "Pleasant Valley Sunday"/"Words" and some of their best album tracks, like "She Hangs Out," "Star Collector," and "Cuddly Toy," the last of which ...Read full review
Headquarters
Released: 1967
Label: Rhino
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For their third album, the Monkees were determined to wrest control of the creative process, and with producer Chip Douglas functioning as frequent bassist and auxiliary member, they were indeed able to ...Read full review