The Monkees Polls
R.I.P., Davy Jones. Which of these hit songs from The Monkees is your favorite?
"Daydream Believer" "I'm a Believer" "(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone" "Last Train to Clarksville" "A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You"
Favorite Music Group ??
The Zombies The Turtles The Animals The Monkees Hermans Hermits
In 2007, Rolling Stone Magazine tried to ban The Monkees from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, calling the group "contrived." Do you agree?
Yes, they would have never gotten together without Hollywood No, they are just as legit as Back Street Boys and New Kids on the Block
Before he joined The Monkees , Davy Jones was also a child star. Which of his pre-and-post-Monkee roles is the most surprising to you?
Played Colin Lomax at 11 on the British soap opera Coronation Street Played a guest role on the American TV show Ben Casey in 1965 Played The Artful Dodger in OLIVER! on both London & Broadway stages Did voices in 1970s animated versions of Treasure Island and Oliver Twist Appeared in several
Before he joined The Monkees , Micky Dolenz (stage name Micky Braddock) was a child star in the 1956 TV Show Circus Boy. If you saw the show, did you know it was him?
Yes, saw it and knew Micky was the same person Saw both shows but never knew Micky was in both Saw the Monkees , but never knew Micky was a child actor Heard of Circus Boy and knew Micky was in it, but never saw it Never saw either show
The Monkees was a boy band from the late 1960s formed for a TV show with the same name, loosely based on The Beatles. Which Monkee fact is the most interesting to you?
While touring England in 1967, the Monkees were given a party by the Beatles John Lennon used to call The Monkees "The Marx Brothers of Rock" Mike Nesmith attributes the unique Monkee sound to the voice of Micky Dolenz Though Boyce & Hart recorded demos, the Monkees did their own singing Originally, the producers wanted Davy Jones to sing the lead vocals
Has it ever sawned on you that sisterly r&b gospel duo Mary Mary share their name with a song by The Monkees ?
Why yes, it has! Now that you mention it, it hadn't before now! That factoid was lurking existed periphery of my mind;forgot! So?! don't like Monkess nor Mary Mary!/etc, /huh?//never heard of either act!
Speaking of the Beach Boys, do you wish there had been a Beach Boys movie along the lines of the Beatles' Hard Day's Night and the Monkees' Head?
Yes, it would have been fun No, there were enough surf movies made at the time
Favorite Rock Band ??
The Animals The Zombies The Rascals The Monkees The Turtles
Antenna TV is showing classic shows from the 1960s and 1970s. Which era had the funniest comedies?
1960s- The Monkees , Get Smart, Dennis the Menace, Bewitched, Gilligan's Island 1970s - Maude, Mary Tyler Moor, Sanford & Son, All in the Family, Threes Company