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Micky Dolenz at the Cavern

Most British cities are palimpsests. Turn the corner from a row of 1960s council houses, and you’re equally likely to run into a thirty-story glass skyscraper or a medieval cathedral. And those cities have microcommunities, often only a few streets … Continue reading

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California Dreaming: Sharleena

The Mothers of Invention had disbanded. Well…sort of. Frank Zappa had brought the band to an end, tired of losing money paying the salaries of a large band. The final straw came at a show in 1969 when the Mothers … Continue reading

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Review: Monkee Business by Eric Lefcowitz

Rather surprisingly for such a hugely successful band, there are very few actual books on the Monkees. Other than annuals and fan cash-ins from the 60s, some ebooks that appear to be just articles culled from Wikipedia, some self-published fan-fiction … Continue reading

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Monkee Music: The Monkees Present

A revised and improved version of this essay appears in my book Monkee Music, available as paperback, hardback, PDF, Kindle (US), Kindle (UK) and ePub (all DRM-free). The last Monkees album to feature Nesmith until the 1990s, and to all … Continue reading

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Monkee Music: Instant Replay

A revised and improved version of this essay appears in my book Monkee Music, available as paperback, hardback, PDF, Kindle (US), Kindle (UK) and ePub (all DRM-free). And here’s where I start being harsher about these albums. Head was the … Continue reading

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Monkee Music: Head

A revised and improved version of this essay appears in my book Monkee Music, available as paperback, hardback, PDF, Kindle (US), Kindle (UK) and ePub (all DRM-free). And so we come to the last album the four Monkees would all … Continue reading

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Monkee Music: The Birds, The Bees And The Monkees

A revised and improved version of this essay appears in my book Monkee Music, available as paperback, hardback, PDF, Kindle (US), Kindle (UK) and ePub (all DRM-free). For this album, unlike any of the others under discussion, I’m afraid I … Continue reading

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