5 definitions by MusicFan

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by MusicFan August 04, 2004
Guitarist and vocalist for the pop/rock band The Monkees. Member of the group from 1965-1970 and 1996-1997. Responsible for some of the Monkees’ best individually-penned efforts, including “The Girl I Knew Somewhere”, “Circle Sky”, “You Just May Be the One”, “Papa Gene’s Blues” and “Listen to the Band.” Has written many hit songs for other artists, including Linda Ronstadt, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Olivia Newton-John. A proficient guitarist who sustained a successful solo career in the 1970s, releasing countless solo albums and achieving Top 40 hit singles like “Joanne”, “Silver Moon” and “Rio.” These albums were considered to be some of the most groundbreaking of the country-rock era. Formed his own production company Pacific Arts in the late 1970s, which, spurred on by the filmed version of his single “Rio”, helped pioneer the dawn of the music video. Subsequently created the music chart show “Popclips” which later was bought by Warner and developed into MTV. Recipient of the first video Grammy Award for “Elephant Parts” in 1981. Pacific Arts became the leading American video publishing company in the 1980s. Resumed his solo career in the early 1990s after appearing only sporadically in concert with the reunited Monkees between 1986-1989, but temporarily rejoined the band in 1996. Published his first novel, The Long Sandy Hair of Neftoon Zamora, in 1999. Inherited the fortune of his mother, Bette, who invented Liquid Paper, also known as "white out."
Weren't they good, they made me happy.
I think I can make it alone.
-Michael Nesmith, "Listen to the Band", 1969
by MusicFan August 01, 2004
Drummer and lead vocalist for the pop/rock band The Monkees. Member of the group from 1965-1970, 1986-1989, 1996-1997, and 2001-2002. Also known for his success as a child television star, playing ‘Corky’ on “Circus Boy” in the late 1950s, amongst other roles. He was the lead singer in many nightclub bands in his teenage years, including Micky and The One Nighters. Also was part of a legendary group of musicians called the "Hollywood Vampires," a drinking club which included Alice Cooper, The Who's Keith Moon and former Beatle John Lennon. Moved to the United Kingdom in the late 1970s and achieved much success as a director, while also acting in many musicals, including Harry Nilsson’s “The Point.” In 2004, Dolenz debuted on Broadway acting in the Elton John musical AIDA.
Why don't you cut your hair?
Why don't you live up there?
Why don't you do what I do,
See what I feel when I care?
Why don't you be like me?
Why don't you stop and see?
Why don't you hate who I hate,
Kill who I kill to be free.
-Micky Dolenz, "Randy Scouse Git", 1967
by MusicFan August 01, 2004
Bass guitarist and keyboardist for the pop/rock band The Monkees. Member of the group from 1965-1968, 1986-1989, 1996-1997, and 2001. Multi-talented instrumentalist who also plays banjo, piano, guitar, organ and drums. Popular figure in the New York City/ Greenwich Village folk scene in the early 1960s. Other bands included Peter Tork and The New Monks, The Peter Tork Project, and the current Shoe Suede Blues. His Monkees legacy still lands him in many guest roles on sitcoms and occasional cameo roles in movies.
We were born to love one another
This is something we all need.
We were born to love one another
We must be what we're goin' to be
And what we have to be is free.
-Peter Tork, "For Pete's Sake"
by MusicFan August 01, 2004
Guitarist and vocalist for the pop/rock band The Monkees. Member of the group from 1965-1970 and 1996-1997. Responsible for some of the Monkees’ best individually-penned efforts, including “The Girl I Knew Somewhere”, “Circle Sky”, “You Just May Be the One”, “Papa Gene’s Blues” and “Listen to the Band.” Has written many hit songs for other artists, including Linda Ronstadt, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Olivia Newton-John. A proficient guitarist who sustained a successful solo career in the 1970s, releasing countless solo albums and achieving Top 40 hit singles like “Joanne”, “Silver Moon” and “Rio.” These albums were considered to be some of the most groundbreaking of the country-rock era. Formed his own production company Pacific Arts in the late 1970s, which, spurred on by the filmed version of his single “Rio”, helped pioneer the dawn of the music video. Subsequently created the music chart show “Popclips” which later was bought by Warner and developed into MTV. Recipient of the first video Grammy Award for “Elephant Parts” in 1981. Pacific Arts became the leading American video publishing company in the 1980s. Resumed his solo career in the early 1990s after appearing only sporadically in concert with the reunited Monkees between 1986-1989, but temporarily rejoined the band in 1996. Published his first novel, The Long Sandy Hair of Neftoon Zamora, in 1999. Inherited the fortune of his mother, Bette, who invented Liquid Paper, also known as "white out."
Weren't they good, they made me happy.
I think I can make it alone.
-Michael Nesmith, "Listen to the Band"
by MusicFan August 02, 2004

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