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The Monkees Biography (Wikipedia)

The Monkees are an American rock and pop band originally active between 1966 and 1971, with reunion albums and tours in the decades that followed. They were formed in Los Angeles in 1965 by Bob Rafelson and Bert Schneider for the American television series The Monkees which aired from 1966 to 1968. The musical acting quartet was composed of Americans Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, and Peter Tork; and English actor and singer Davy Jones. The band's music was initially supervised by producer Don Kirshner, backed by the songwriting duo of Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart.

The four actor-musicians were allowed only limited roles in the recording studio for the first few months of their five-year career as "the Monkees". This was due in part to the amount of time required to film the television series. Nonetheless, Nesmith did compose and produce some songs from the beginning, and Peter Tork contributed limited guitar work on the sessions produced by Nesmith. They eventually fought for the right to collectively supervise all musical output under the band's name. The television show was canceled in 1968, but the band continued to record music through 1971.

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I'm A Believer
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House Of Broken Gingerbread
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House Of Broken Gingerbread
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Unwrap You At Christmas
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Unwrap You At Christmas
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Daydream Believer
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Daydream Believer
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Pleasant Valley Sunday
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Pleasant Valley Sunday
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Last Train To Clarksville
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Last Train To Clarksville
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A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You
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