Musical artists similar to or like The Monkees

American rock and pop band originally active between 1966 and 1971, with reunion albums and tours in the decades that followed. Wikipedia

  • Micky Dolenz

    American actor, musician, television director, radio personality and theater director, best known as a vocalist and drummer of the 1960s pop/rock band the Monkees. Born at the Cedars of Lebanon Hospital , in Los Angeles, California, the son of actors George Dolenz and Janelle Johnson. Wikipedia

  • Davy Jones (musician)

    English musician, singer, actor and businessman, best known as a member of the band the Monkees, and for starring in the TV series of the same name. His acting credits include a Tony-nominated performance as the Artful Dodger in the original London and Broadway productions of Oliver! as well as a guest star role in a hallmark episode of The Brady Bunch television show and later reprised parody film; Love, American Style; and My Two Dads. Wikipedia

  • The Monkees: Original Album Series

    CD set by The Monkees which includes the first five albums by The Monkees. Released in 2010 as a slipcased box set. Wikipedia

  • Attempt to document every song released by American-British pop rock band The Monkees. It does not include songs released only separately by the individual members. Wikipedia

  • Michael Nesmith

    American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, best known as a member of the pop rock band the Monkees and co-star of the TV series The Monkees (1966–1968). Nesmith's songwriting credits include "Different Drum" (sung by Linda Ronstadt with the Stone Poneys). Wikipedia

  • Peter Tork

    American musician, composer, and actor who was best known as the keyboardist and bass guitarist of the Monkees. Tork grew up in Connecticut and in the mid-1960s as part of the Greenwich Village folk scene in New York City where he befriended musician Stephen Stills. Wikipedia

  • The Monkees (TV series)

    American situation comedy series that first aired on NBC in two long series between September 12, 1966 and March 25, 1968. The series follows the adventures of four young men (The Monkees) trying to make a name for themselves as a rock 'n roll band. Wikipedia

  • The Monkees Greatest Hits (Colgems)

    First greatest hits compilation album by the Monkees, issued by Colgems in June 1969. Appearing in record stores a year after the cancellation of the Monkees' TV series, the black-and-orange-covered package remains one of the rarest pieces of vinyl in the band’s discography. Wikipedia

  • More of the Monkees

    Second studio album by the American pop rock band the Monkees. Recorded in late 1966 and released on Colgems label #102 on January 9, 1967. Wikipedia

  • The Definitive Monkees

    Limited edition Monkees compilation album released in 2001. It contains 29 of the Monkees' greatest hits. Wikipedia

  • Headquarters (The Monkees album)

    Third album issued by the Monkees and the first with substantial songwriting and instrumental performances by members of the group itself, rather than by session musicians and professional songwriters. After a struggle for creative autonomy with their record label, the group had been allowed, to a degree, to record by themselves. Wikipedia

  • An Evening with The Monkees: The 45th Anniversary Tour

    The fourth and final reunion tour by American pop rock group The Monkees to feature Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork together (Jones died of a heart attack on February 29, 2012). The group's first tour in a decade following Monkeemania, which ran from 2001 to 2002. Wikipedia

  • I Wanna Be Free (The Monkees song)

    Song written by Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart that was first performed by The Monkees and appeared on their debut album The Monkees in 1966. Released as a single in some countries, reaching the Top 20 in Australia. Wikipedia

  • Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.

    Fourth album by the Monkees. Released on November 6, 1967, when the Monkees were exerting more control over their music and had started to play many of the instruments themselves, something that their record company had previously forbidden. Wikipedia

  • The Monkees (album)

    First album by the band the Monkees. Released in October 1966 by Colgems Records in the United States and RCA Victor in the rest of the world. Wikipedia

  • The Monkees Anthology

    Two-CD compilation set by the Monkees issued in 1998 and is the first collection to include material from their last studio album, Justus. It includes almost all the original singles and B-sides (excluding "Tapioca Tundra", "D.W. Washburn", "It's Nice to Be with You", "Tear Drop City", "A Man Without a Dream", "Someday Man", the single version of "Mommy and Daddy", and "I Love You Better"), as well as a TV rarity and one live track. Wikipedia

  • The Monkees Greatest Hits

    1976 greatest hits compilation album of songs by the Monkees released by Arista Records and a reissue of an earlier Bell Records compilation, Re-Focus. Sharp, and their last new albums and singles sold poorly. Wikipedia

  • Frank Zappa

    American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, film-maker, and bandleader. Characterized by nonconformity, free-form improvisation, sound experiments, musical virtuosity, and satire of American culture. Wikipedia

  • The Girl I Knew Somewhere

    Song by the American pop rock band the Monkees, written by Michael Nesmith, and first released as the B-side to the "A Little Bit Me, a Little Bit You" single on Colgems Records on 8 March 1967 . Distributed in support of the group's third album Headquarters, and later appeared on the reissued version of the LP. Wikipedia

  • 2001: Live in Las Vegas

    Live album by the Monkees recorded during their successful "Monkeemania Returns Tour" . Released as well. Wikipedia

  • Good Times!

    Twelfth studio album by American pop rock band the Monkees. Recorded to commemorate the band's 50th anniversary. Wikipedia

  • The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees

    Fifth studio album by the Monkees. The first Monkees album not to reach Billboards number one, peaking at No. 3 on the U.S. charts. Wikipedia

  • Changes (The Monkees album)

    Ninth studio album by the Monkees. Issued after Michael Nesmith's exit from the band, leaving only Micky Dolenz and Davy Jones to fulfill the recording contract they had signed in the mid-1960s. Wikipedia

  • Head (film)

    1968 American satirical musical adventure film written and produced by Jack Nicholson and Bob Rafelson, directed by Rafelson, starring television rock group the Monkees , and distributed by Columbia Pictures. Changes, which was later the name of an album by the Monkees. Wikipedia

  • Important one for psychedelic rock, and was famous for its "Summer of Love" in San Francisco. It saw major releases from The Beatles (Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and Magical Mystery Tour), Small Faces ("Itchycoo Park"), Eric Burdon & The Animals (Winds of Change), Big Brother and The Holding Company (Big Brother and The Holding Company), The Doors (The Doors and Strange Days), Jefferson Airplane (Surrealistic Pillow and After Bathing at Baxter's), Moby Grape (Moby Grape), Traffic (Mr. Fantasy), Pink Floyd (The Piper at the Gates of Dawn), Love (Forever Changes), The Beach Boys (Smiley Smile), Cream (Disraeli Gears), The Byrds (Younger Than Yesterday), The Rolling Stones (Between the Buttons and Their Satanic Majesties Request), The Who (The Who Sell Out), The Velvet Underground (The Velvet Underground & Nico), Procol Harum (Procol Harum), The Monkees (Headquarters and Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.), and The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Are You Experienced? and Axis: Bold As Love). Wikipedia

  • List of notable performers of rock and roll music or rock music, and others directly associated with the music as producers, songwriters or in other closely related roles, who died in the 2010s decade. The list gives their date, cause and location of death, and their age. Wikipedia

  • September 1966

    The following events occurred in September 1966: Inventor with Sanders Associates, wrote a four-page document which laid out the basic principles for creating a video game to be played on a television set. As Baer, a division manager for Sanders Associates, described it, he had been on New York's East Side, waiting to board a bus to Boston, when he noticed an advertisement for TV Guide on the wall. Contemplating what a viewer could do with a television set if there was nothing worth watching. At that point, he remembered an idea that had occurred to him in 1951, the possibility of playing a game on a TV set, and realized that he now had the resources to develop the concept. His idea would become the Magnavox Odyssey home entertainment system, introduced on January 27, 1972. Wikipedia

  • The Monkees Present

    Monkees' eighth album. Second Monkees album released after the departure of Peter Tork and the last to feature Michael Nesmith until 1996's Justus. Wikipedia

  • 20th Anniversary Tour 1986

    Live album by the Monkees recorded during their successful 20th Anniversary Tour in 1986. Only known complete concert recorded during this era. Wikipedia


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