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Unseen Monkees Movie Footage Found

Fans of the Daydream Believer stars are set for a treat in 2016 with the release of the entire Monkees TV series on Blu-Ray to mark the 50th anniversary of the band.The episodes have been...

Mike Nesmith Writing Life Story

The guitarist, who quit the group in 1970 to pursue a career in country music, has not re-joined fellow surviving members Mickey Dolenz and Peter Tork for their 2015 tour, and now it...

Davy Jones' Memorabilia Going Under The Hammer In Estate Sale

The singer died from a heart attack in 2012 and now his estate executors have decided to give fans the chance to snap up keepsakes from his lifetime in the entertainment industry....

Songwriter Gerry Goffin Dies

Gerry Goffin has died aged 75.The songwriter, who penned worldwide hits such as 'The Loco-Motion' and '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman' with ex-wife Carole King, passed away at his home in Los...

Ben Affleck 'Hated' Growing Hair For Argo

Ben Affleck ''hated'' growing his hair for 'Argo'. The 40-year-old actor stars as a CIA specialist in the political drama, which he also directs, and while he didn't enjoy growing his hair to look like...

One Direction To Earn Millions From 3d Film

One Direction could make £10 million each by starring in their own film.The British group - comprising Harry Styles, 18, Louis Tomlinson, 20, Zayn Malik, 19, Liam Payne, 18, and Niall Horan, 18 - are...

Lulu: 'Davy Jones Broke My Heart"

Scottish singer Lulu was left heartbroken in the late Sixties after discovering her then-boyfriend, The Monkees star Davy Jones, was also dating his future wife at the same time.The Shout hitmaker, 63, struck up a...

Was Davy Jones Smoking Marijuana At The Time Of His Death?

Davy Jones, the much-loved member of The Monkees, had cannabinoids in his system according to the autopsy for the star which was recently released. As you might surmise from the name, they're a family of...

One Direction For 'The Monkees' Style Nickelodeon Show?

One Direction have played down talk they are set to star in their own television show on Nickelodeon. The British boy-band, who became the first UK group to top the Billboard Albums Chart with a...

Jones' Wife Filed For Divorce In 2011

The Monkees star Davy Jones and his wife Jessica Pacheco were working to save their marriage in the months leading up to the singer's death after she filed for divorce last summer (11).The couple wed...

Davy Jones' Songs Played At Funeral

Davy Jones' own songs were played to mourners at The Monkees star's private funeral in Florida on Wednesday (07Mar12), according to newly-released details about the service.Only immediate family members were invited to the ceremony, while...

Davy Jones' Funeral: The Monkees Asked To Stay Away

Davy Jones funeral was held yesterday (Wednesday March 7, 2012) in Florida, near the home where he lived and passed away. The funeral was attended by his immediate family, Reuters reports. Guests are said to...

Davy Jones Laid To Rest In Florida

The Monkees star Davy Jones was laid to rest in Florida on Wednesday (07Mar12).Only immediate family members were invited to the private service. Jones' remains were cremated and his ashes will be returned to his...

Davy Jones To Be Buried In Florida

Davy Jones will be buried in Florida, a representative of the singer has confirmed.The Monkees star - who was born in Manchester, North West England - will be laid to rest in the state, where...

Davy Jones Died In Horse Riding Stable

The Monkees star Davy Jones spent his final moments with his beloved horses inside his riding stables.The British-born I'm a Believer hitmaker died suddenly of a heart attack at his Florida home on Wednesday (29Feb12),...

Davy Jones' Death Leads To The Monkees Spotify Surge

The recent death of Davy Jones has led to a surge in popularity of The Monkees' songs on the online streaming service Spotify. A Telegraph story today (March 2, 2012) has reported that Spotify saw...

The Monkees Were Considering Tour

The Monkees were planning a new tour before Davy Jones died.The 'Daydream Believer' hitmakers' 45th anniversary tour was cut short last year amid rumours of infighting but Peter Tork has revealed he and Davy -...

Tork Was Making Plans With Davy Jones For New The Monkees Tour

Davy Jones was putting together plans for The Monkees to head out on another tour just days before his death, according to bandmate Peter Tork.The group's British-born frontman died on Wednesday after suffering a heart...

David Cassidy Planning Davy Jones Tribute Show

Former teen idol David Cassidy is planning to turn the upcoming show he was set to co-headline with pal Davy Jones into a tribute to The Monkees star, who died on Wednesday (29Feb12).Paying tribute to...

Micky Dolenz On Davy Jones Death: I'm Still In Shock

Following the sad news of Davy Jones death yesterday aged just 66, the music world has come out in mourning for the only English member of the much loved 60s pop group The Monkees. Jones...

Kasabian Love Winning Awards

Kasabian will never tire of winning awards.The 'Rewired' band were named Best British Band at the NME Awards last night (29.02.12) and despite picking up numerous accolades during their career, they will always celebrate each...

Davy Jones Dies: Fellow Monkees Pay Their Respects

The Monkees have led tributes to the late Davy Jones, following the singer's sad death this week. Mickey Dolenz, the band's singing drummer has said that Jones' death "leaves a gigantic hole in my heart,"...

Davy Jones' Bandmates Lead Tributes To Him

Davy Jones' The Monkees bandmates have led tributes to him following his death earlier today (29.02.12).Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork have all taken to their Facebook accounts to praise the singer - who...

Davy Jones' Bandmates Lead Tributes To Him

Davy Jones' The Monkees bandmates have led tributes to him following his death earlier today (29.02.12).Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork have all taken to their Facebook accounts to praise the singer - who...

The Monkees Cancel Anniversary Tour

The Monkees have cancelled the remaining dates on their 45th anniversary tour.Peter Tork, Mickey Dolenz and Davy Jones teamed up for the first time in 10 years for a comeback trek, which kicked off in...

Peter Tork: 'I Was To Blame For The Monkees Reunion Mess'

The Monkees star Peter Tork has accepted the blame for the band's last reunion tour ending in a mess of arguments and disagreements, insisting it will be better this time around.Tork, Mickey Dolenz and Davy...

The Monkees Surprised To Influence The Sex Pistols

The Monkees are "surprised" they influenced The Sex Pistols.The family friendly 60s group - the first ever manufactured pop band - said they are astounded by the artists who admire them, in particular the outrageous...

Monkees In Talks For 2011 Reunion

Singer DAVY JONES has announced plans to reform THE MONKEES, just a year after ruling out a reunion with his bandmates.The I'm a Believer hitmakers, who found fame in the 1960s, last performed together in...

Dolenz Joins Gibson And Tiffany's Tv Movie

Eighties pop rivals DEBBIE GIBSON and TIFFANY will experience a blast from the past when they begin filming new movie MEGA PYTHON VS. GATOROID - former MONKEES star MICKY DOLENZ has been added to the...

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