The Monkees are a rock and pop band, active between 1965 and 1971, formed in Los Angeles for the television series of the same name, which aired from 1966 to 1968. The band was comprised of Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork, and Davy Jones. The show followed the adventures of four young men trying to make a name for themselves as a rock and roll band. The show ended in 1968, but enjoyed a long afterlife in repeats and syndication through the 1980’s. The Monkees have sold more than 75 million records, and had international hits such as “Last Train to Clarksville”, “Pleasant Valley Sunday”, and “Daydream Believer”.
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