• (edited) Okay, I checked that. They toured in early 2000s. They have been doing some solo concerts since. Peter Tork has been battling cancer this year.
  • Like hey hey we're the monkies?
  • Did you mean "The Monkees?" Mike Nesmith went on to make some more albums and produce albums for others. I think Davy Jones did some more pop and theater. Mickey Dolenz is the father of actress Amy Dolenz.
  • I remember them and their TV show. They probably are old farts now trying to make a comeback +3
  • My best friend had such a crush on Davy Jones when we were six and eight. She made me almost run home every night so she could watch the Monkees. I saw Davy Jones at a distance a few years ago. I didn't have time to go talk to him, as I was working. He had dreams of being a jockey at one point and he is still involved with horses. They had him signing autographs at a horse race locally for charity. I was involved in parking cars, so I never got to talk to him.
  • I use to LOVE the Monkeys! When I was a kid my sister & I would drool over them! Just recently Peter Tork had surgury for a rare form of cancer on the bottom side of his tongue.
  • O yeah they use to show them on nick at night, peter tork( i think that is his lastname) is a producer of some disny shows
  • There's a really good documentary about them from formation to breakup that's been playing on the Smithsonian Channel called "Making the Monkees."
  • Of course, I was a little kid and we use to watch it all the time. We thought they were cool because they reminded us of the Beatles. Did you know that Peter Tork's mother invented the office product Liquid Paper (White Out)?
  • The leader was Micky Doolen, whose mother invented liquid Paper-the secretary's friend in days before word processing. He still produces and occasionally plays live in his old stomping grounds, Dallas
    • Majik-1
      You're close, but it was Michael Nesmith's Mother Bette who came up with the greatest invention known to typists!!! Nesmith passed away from heart failure in 2021.
  • They ate the Beatles.
  • They were THE musical influence thru like 6th grade, which is actually pretty pathetic. Mike's music with the group was very respectable, though. "I'm a Believer" was the recessional at our wedding (and "Still the One" was it at our 10-year renewal of vows). Mike Nesmith created some albums, had a short-lived TV show in the 80s, and made his living as a record producer. The other 3 had a reunion tour in the 80s; Davy Jones was in plays (I dated a woman briefly who saw a show he was in, and who happened to sit down right behind him when he was reviewing the script).
  • Cause hey hey we're the monkeys! People say we monkey around. We're too busy singin, to put anybody down...
  • "Producer David Fishof reunited the trio which became one of the biggest live acts of 1986 and 1987, with their original albums selling again, and a new greatest hits collection reaching platinum status. Mike Nesmith appeared onstage with Dolenz, Jones, and Tork twice, both times in Los Angeles: at the Greek Theatre on September 7, 1986, and at the Universal Amphitheatre on July 10, 1989. By now, Nesmith was amenable to a reunion, but forced to sit out most projects because of prior commitments to his bustling Pacific Arts video production company. However, he did appear with the band in a 1986 Christmas medley music video for MTV, and took part in a dedication ceremony at the Hollywood Walk of Fame, when the Monkees received a star there in 1989. Because his mother Bette Nesmith Graham was the inventor of Liquid Paper, Nesmith was wealthy and had little financial need to join in Monkees-related projects." "The trio of Dolenz, Jones, and Tork reunited again for a successful 30th anniversary tour of American amphitheaters in 1996, while Nesmith joined them onstage in Los Angeles to promote the new songs from Justus. For the first time since the brief 1986 reunion, Nesmith returned to the concert stage for a tour of the United Kingdom in 1997, highlighted by two sold-out concerts at Wembley Arena in London. The full quartet also appeared in an ABC television special — Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees, written and directed by Nesmith — spoofing the original series that had made them famous. Nevertheless, following the UK tour, Nesmith declined to continue future performances with the Monkees, having faced harsh criticism from the British music press for his deteriorating musicianship. Tork noted in DVD commentary that while in 1966, Nesmith had learned a reasonably good version of the famous "Last Train to Clarksville" guitar lick, that in 1996, Nesmith was no longer able to play it, and Tork had to take over the lead guitar parts." "2000s reunions Tork, Jones, and Dolenz toured the United States in 1997, after which the group took another hiatus, until the three regrouped again in 2001. Dolenz, Jones, and Tork toured the United States from March through September 2001. However, this tour was also accompanied by public sniping. Dolenz and Jones had announced that they had "fired" Tork for his constant complaining and threatening to quit. Tork himself was quoted as saying that, besides wanting to go on tour with his own band, Shoe Suede Blues, he was also troubled by the overuse of alcohol by others on tour. WENN News quoted Tork as saying: Micky Dolenz and Davy Jones fired me just before the last two shows of our 35th anniversary tour. I'm both happy and sad over the whole thing. I always loved the work onstage - but I just couldn't handle the backstage problems. I'd given them 30 days notice that I was leaving so my position is that I resigned first and then they dropped me. Thank God I don't need the Monkees anymore. ... I'm a recovering alcoholic and haven't had a drink in several years. I'm not against people drinking - just when they get mean and abusive. I went on the anniversary tour with the agreement that I didn't have to put up with drinking and difficult behavior offstage. When things weren't getting better, I gave the guys notice that I was leaving in 30 days for good." Jones and Dolenz went on to tour the United Kingdom in 2002, but Tork declined to participate. Jones and Dolenz toured the United States one more time as a duo in 2002, and then split to concentrate on their own individual projects. With different Monkees citing different reasons, the group chose not to mark their 40th anniversary in 2006, and it seems doubtful that the Monkees will be sighted again." "Over the years, the Monkees, in interviews and commentary have at times expressed admiration for each other's talents and contributions. However, by 2008, it seemed that their relationships had soured again. In a March 2008 interview with the Baltimore Sun, Jones spoke bitterly about his fellow ex-Monkees, their failure to get into the Hall of Fame, and the unlikelihood that there would be another reunion. " Source and further information: The Monkees - Goin Down
  • They went bananas and split
  • The Monkees got back together a few years ago (without their guitar player, Mike Nesmith) and did some touring up until 2006. I'm not aware that they toured together since then, but Micky, Peter and Davey are still doing solo concerts. Mike Nesmith hasn't toured since the `90's, but there is a rumour that he is working on that possibility. I saw them a few years ago at a County Fair. It was a great show! A lot of people don't like the Monkees because of their commercialism, but for what they do, they do it well.
  • I saw on the news a couple of weeks ago Peter Tork had throat cancer I believe.
  • I remember them. I watched their reruns and I loved them.
  • No, I'm way too young to remember them, sorry.
  • I liked them. Learned to rollerskate to my sister's Monkee's album.
  • Yes I remember them. We watched the show every week.
  • It's "The Monkees." They were a pop band formed in Los Angeles in 1966. Their popularity spiralled downhill before they broke up, and then got back together in 1986. They faced chemistry problems, but were smart enough to cut it off when they needed to.
  • Most of them have died.
  • They were working on making a comeback when 3 out of the 4 passed away. Mickey Dolenz is the only one left & I think he's touring on his own in 2023.

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