Tag: Davy Jones

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Monkees, “Good Times!”

So this obscure thing came out last week we're sure you know nothing about....

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Song Premiere: The Monkees, “You Bring the Summer”

And as quickly as we premiered “She Makes Me Laugh”, here now is another brand new track from The Monkees’ forthcoming...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Single Premiere: The Monkees, “She Makes Me Laugh”

How can you not love this?  It’s The Monkees – it’s brand new and it’s as “classic Monkees” and...

Mellowmas, Mellowmas 2014, Music

The Thirteenth Day of Mellowmas: Blame the Parents

An 11-year-old, a copy of GarageBand, and thee...

AJOBO, Music

AJOBO: Five Reasons Why This Monkees Tour Matters

I became a Monkees fan at age 11 after binge-watching their hit TV show on Nick-at-Nite’s Block Party Summer. Its run lasted all of...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: The Monkees, “The Monkees Present”

As what is presumably the last of the incredible Rhino releases from the archives of The Monkees’ studio works, The Monkees Present...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: March 29, 2013

Stop in for the shuffle, stay for the discussion. It's the Friday Five!...

Popular Culture, Theatre, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: Broadway Musicals as an Important Cultural Force

A series in which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes, the...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Television

Dw. Dunphy On… One of the Weirdest TV Conventions of the ’60s and ’70s

I am a writer for Popdose.com...and I'm in a band!...

Bobby Sherman, "Christmas Album"

Mellowmas, Mellowmas 2012, Music

The Sixth Day of Mellowmas: Dick’s What You’re Gettin’ for Mellowmas

Because nothing says the holidays like a teen idol, a comically oversized bow, and line after line of dick jokes...

Music, Popdose, The #1 Albums

The #1 Albums: “Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.” by the Monkees

In 1967, the album supplanted the single as rock’s preeminent art form. Yet the album that ended 1967 at #1 in Billboard sits astride...

Music, News

Davy Jones (1945-2012)

With the death of Davy Jones, an unlikely generation may feel the loss the most....

Mellowmas, Music

The Twenty-Third Day of Mellowmas: Silent Night, Monkee Hole

Appropriate for neither daydream believers nor homecoming queens...

Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD Review: The Monkees, Season 1 and Season 2

I’m not going anywhere for the next couple of days. Because I have the complete run of The Monkees—32 episodes of season 1, and 26...


Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: The Monkees’ “Every Step of the Way” (1987)

MTV started airing 20-year-old reruns of The Monkees in 1986, a perfect fit for the fledgling network—quick cuts, youth culture, wild and...


Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Davy Jones’ “Girl” (1971)

In the spring of 1995, I had a brief but odd obsession with The Brady Bunch Movie. It’s probably because it collided my first pop culture...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Monkees, “Head” (Deluxe Edition)

Will Harris praises Rhino Handmade's reissue of the Head soundtrack and the Monkees songs contained therein, but the album as a...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Monkees, “The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees”

If there’s one thing you need to take into consideration when reviewing a release from Rhino Handmade, it’s this: don’t let yourself...


Lost in the '70s, Music

Lost in the ’70s: The Monkees, “Oh My My”

What happens when you take two Monkees out of the zoo? Why, 1970's Micky Dolenz/Davy Jones opus Changes, of course....


Music, Way Out Wednesday

Way Out Wednesday: Here No Evil — A Tribute to the Monkees

I’ve always been a fan of the Monkees. I watched the show when it came on the first time, and later when it was in reruns. I got...