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The Monkees

60's band discuss their influence on Sex Pistols

  • 23/02/2011
  • Elizabeth Alker

The original 60s TV boyband, The Monkees, are back for their first tour in 12 years. They will hit the road in May for a series of UK dates to celebrate their 45th Anniversary.

The band were one of the first ever manufactured pop groups and, initially, they didn't write or record any of their own material. However, their influence extends to some of the world's most credible artists.

Elizabeth Alker met with Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork to find out more:

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