Members of The Monkees (from left, Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork) pose in front of a telephone booth in London in January 1997. Photo: AP
Members of The Monkees (from left, Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork) pose in front of a telephone booth in London in January 1997. Photo: AP
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Monkees guitarist Mike Nesmith dead at 78

  • Dubbed the ‘Pre-Fab Four’, the US band was a made-for-television outfit set up to rival The Beatles
  • The group was a commercial smash, with hits like Last Train to Clarksville, I’m a Believer and Daydream Believer that remain recognisable more than 50 years on

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Members of The Monkees (from left, Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork) pose in front of a telephone booth in London in January 1997. Photo: AP
Members of The Monkees (from left, Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork) pose in front of a telephone booth in London in January 1997. Photo: AP
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