Tag: The Monkees

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #49: Days of the Week, Vol. I

Thursday needs to fire its publicist....

Aaron Neville

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Aaron Neville, “Tell It Like It Is”

Aaron Neville has had an impressive career with his brothers and as a solo artist but his biggest hit came in 1966...

Jewel Akens

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Jewel Akens, “The Birds And The Bees”

Jewel Akens was a one-hit wonder, but what a hit it was...

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode Two

Grayson & Ross discuss the return of The Feelies, the debut of the Sun Records TV show, The Monkees Pisces Aquarius Capricorn & Jones Ltd....

Dw. Dunphy On..., Year-End Best-Of Lists

Dw. Dunphy’s Year-End Clearance Sale!

It's the best (and some not-so-best) of 2016, a year when we really needed it....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Monkees, “The Monkees 50”

Time and time again, compilations of certain artists are released that never seem to do that artist complete justice.  I can think of...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Song Premiere: The Monkees, “Birth of an Accidental Hipster”

And…  the win goes to this Paul Weller/Noel Gallagher composition, sung mainly by Michael Nesmith, with Micky Dolenz – a...

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, “Me & Magdalena”

And here it is – the third new song from the forthcoming Monkees album, Good Times.  Unlike the uptempo poppiness of the prior...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Bobby Hart, “Hurt So Bad”

A legend such as Bobby Hart really doesn’t need an introduction; as a songwriter for The Monkees, Jay & The Americans, Little...

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...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: The Monkees, “The Monkees” (Super Deluxe Edition)

This is one of those albums where I cannot even remotely pretend to be objective – The Monkees was the first album I ever owned in my...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: July 25, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Soul Serenade - Gerry Goffin

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Gerry Goffin, 1939-2014

Ken Shane pays tribute to the legendary Gerry Goffin...

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...

AJOBO, Music

AJOBO: I Met Michael Nesmith … Then It Got Dark and I Died

This is the first edition of my ~brand new column~ here on Popdose! I was going to start off last week by posting some lame introduction,...

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!...

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!...

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: The Monkee Magic of Micky Dolenz

2012 is the year for unbelievable events, it seems — and the Monkees “reunion” (minus dearly departed Davy Jones) is not the...

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, The #1 Albums

The #1 Albums: The Return of Herb Alpert and the Monkees

As the spring of ’67 turned into the Summer of Love, two of the top acts of 1966 returned to the top of the album chart as the world...

Music, The #1 Albums

The #1 Albums: Monkeemania Everywhere

The original Pre-Fab Four set chart marks the original Fabs never matched....

Music, News

Davy Jones (1945-2012)

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

AM Gold: 1967

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 21

As we kick off our look at AM Gold: 1967, we begin with a discussion on the merits of Time-Life's track selection for the series....

AM Gold: 1966

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 19

We're one week away from the end of AM Gold: 1966, and for the Popdose staff it seems it couldn't come fast enough....

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...

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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...

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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...