Mar 012012
 

Davy Jones Dies of a Heart Attack at Age 66

 

Those were the headlines the world woke up to yesterday. A nostalgic sadness overcame me because Davy was my “crush” back in the days of the Monkees show. I remember looking forward to each rerun, watching the shows multiple times and never getting tired of seeing Davy, Mickey, Peter and Mike being goofy and making great music.

Until now, I didn’t realize that the guys didn’t start out as a band, but that they were actors who were casted in a show looking for “4 insane boys.” I think whoever casted Davy Jones, Mickey Dolenz, Peter Tork and Michael Nesmith did a pretty good job considering that the show became a hit sensation and the Monkees evolved into an internationally popular band entertaining millions with iconic songs such as “Day Dream Believer” and “I’m a Believer.”

I would love to see the show come back in tribute to the boys….Farewell Davy…

 

 

 

The Monkees - Davy Jones

Day Dream Believer

I’m a Believer

The Monkees on the Today Show in 2011

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