Michael Nesmith is so much more than the wool-hatted member of The Monkees. Author, musician, entrepreneur, visionary: he’s not slowing down.
Despite their commercial success, the Monkees were itching to break that creative stranglehold. “Headquarters” was the result.
As if the upcoming 50th anniversary of Woodstock wasn’t big enough…
From Elvis to the Beach Boys and beyond, Hal Blaine’s unique drumming made the hits unforgettable — and made him a legend among musicians. This “inside story” shows just how much he was revered among the pros.
From “Papa Gene’s Blues” (1966) to “Our Own World” (2016), here are some overlooked gems from The Monkees.