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The Monkees are going on Tour... who?

  1. Stacie L profile image88
    Stacie Lposted 5 years ago

    hey,hey we're the Monkees, and people say we monkey around..but we're too busy singing,
    to put anybody down..


    http://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/M … 298316685/

    when is too old to tour,too old/..I liked them ,even though they were originally a faux band made up for TV..but they are long in the tooth,nowadays...

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      jourcutieposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      this really shows someones age doest it ?????but love  them just the same....i think my late father loved this show on thurs nights ...very new idea for tv at the time ...the music was so fun..and loved mickey the most..

    2. Michael Willis profile image78
      Michael Willisposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      As Long as they have the opening act of Bananarama, I would love to see this.


  2. TamCor profile image81
    TamCorposted 5 years ago

    I think it's pretty neat--I loved them when I was a kid, so it'd be fun to see them perform again!

    As far as being old...well...so are the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, and a few others I can think of! lol

    Too bad Mike Nesmith isn't joining them, though...

  3. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 5 years ago

    Mike is smart smile

  4. PrettyPanther profile image85
    PrettyPantherposted 5 years ago

    I'm a Believer.  I LOVE the Monkees!  wink

    1. To Start Again profile image84
      To Start Againposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Me too!! big_smile I will always be a Monkees fan no matter how old they (or I wink ) get! Davy Jones was my first crush... followed shortly after by Scott Baio wink

  5. nybride710 profile image78
    nybride710posted 5 years ago

    How fun to see a picture of the Monkees.  I have fond memories of pretending to be this band with my friends.  I was Peter.  The show was so campy, but now I am getting the urge to go find an old episode.

    I say never to old to go on tour.

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    Brenda Durhamposted 5 years ago

    There they'll go walkin' down the street
    They'll get the funniest looks from ..everyone they meet.
    Hey hey they're the Monkees...

    haha I used to love their show....

    1. PrettyPanther profile image85
      PrettyPantherposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Me, too!  We have something in common. smile

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        Brenda Durhamposted 5 years ago in reply to this


        Hey hey don't tell anyone, but I like the Rolling Stones too.  Well, some of their stuff is disgusting (lol) but I do admire Jagger's raw talent.   If the man ever got born again, imagine him being crazy and struttin' (in more clothing of course and without the lewd lip movements) for the Lord!
        But that's just a wild hope of mine.

        Are you a Stones fan?
        I think the song of theirs that's most memorable to me is one about facing temptation, actually.....
        "I see the girls go by dressed in their Sunday clothes...
        I have to close my eyes until my darkness goes..."

        Or maybe it's "summer clothes".....something like that anyway.

        1. PrettyPanther profile image85
          PrettyPantherposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Yes, I like the Stones, too.  It was great to see Mick on the Grammies this year.

          And, I have to say, you have given me the wildest image so far this year -- Mick Jagger struttin' for the Lord!  LOL!  smile

  7. jamesdarby profile image60
    jamesdarbyposted 5 years ago

    I love The Monkees and will DEFINITELY be getting tickets to see them on this tour - on top of that, I think I'll go and watch an episode now!

  8. optimus grimlock profile image61
    optimus grimlockposted 5 years ago

    there like the 3 stooges of music! i use to listen to them when i was little hey hey were the monkees lol

  9. Megavitamin profile image88
    Megavitaminposted 5 years ago

    I LOVE The Monkees!  I wonder if they've got any dates near me....

  10. AnythingArtzy profile image82
    AnythingArtzyposted 5 years ago

    Didn't one of them die? wasn't it Micheal Nessmith or Peter Torck?

  11. AnythingArtzy profile image82
    AnythingArtzyposted 5 years ago

    I really liked them too. grew up with their show lol lol

  12. GmaGoldie profile image86
    GmaGoldieposted 5 years ago

    That would be a FUN concert!  I want to go!  Thank you for the info!

  13. KCC Big Country profile image84
    KCC Big Countryposted 5 years ago

    I loved the Monkees as a kid.  I got to meet Mikey Dolenz at a car show in the late 80s.  William Shattner (Star Trek) was there too.  I got autographs from both of them too.  Both super nice gentlemen.

  14. KCC Big Country profile image84
    KCC Big Countryposted 5 years ago

    I'll tell you a fun "old" group to catch in concert is Three Dog Night.  They put on a fantastic show that will keep you on your feet.  You just can't sit through it.  They have so many great hits.

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      Brenda Durhamposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      They sure do.  Just an Old Fashioned Love Song, One (is the Loneliest number), Mamma Told Me Not to Come, etc.
      And the Moody Blues were another favorite of mine. I went to one of their concerts years ago.

  15. Stacie L profile image88
    Stacie Lposted 5 years ago
  16. Lisa HW profile image82
    Lisa HWposted 5 years ago

    I guess I can see how some people would enjoy seeing them.  They're certainly harmless and upbeat.  For me, though, they're kind of a "that-was-then/this-is-now" kind of thing".

  17. Greek One profile image81
    Greek Oneposted 5 years ago

    i thought they were all dead

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    Brenda Durhamposted 5 years ago

    Probably close to it.
    Time waits for no one, no not even you...or me....
    Don't that just stink?

    1. Greek One profile image81
      Greek Oneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      speak for yourself.. i'm not going anywhere tongue

  19. Mighty Mom profile image90
    Mighty Momposted 5 years ago

    Those of us "of a certain age" have Monkees' songs imprinted on our brains. You just can't be unhappy or low when humming (or singing) "Last Train to Clarksville" or "Daydream Believer" or "I'm a Believer" or any of their fun, up-tempo songs.

    However, I don't think I could stomach watching 5 minutes of their show at my age. Kinda like the Adam West "pow, boffo" Batman series of the same era. Waayy too campy and manic for moi.

  20. thirdmillenium profile image72
    thirdmilleniumposted 5 years ago

    We were sitting in the neat little garden in front of our naval barracks, the foliage a deep green, the mild evening Sun enveloping the trees and jasmine vines, the 4 of us with the day's issue of rum in our hands. Twilight was very soon going to swallow the Sun's rays.  A steady, cool breeze was  caressing us and glasses in our hands.

    BBC's music program was about to come on. We erupted in joy when Elvis started Warden Threw A party.... and we were just high enough to enjoy the music. The last song was announced and it was something no one had heard before.

    The Monkees came on with "We were made for Each other" and the sheer melody and the synchronicity of  Davy's vocals and the instruments made the conversation peter off.  We were high enough to shed our inhibitions and let go and cry at the good music.  By the time the song ended, Silence ruled.  Somebody switched off the radio. 

    Oh, memories...  Thank you, Monkees, May God bless you.

  21. CARIBQUEEN profile image76
    CARIBQUEENposted 5 years ago

    The Monkees were a cool group. I loved them as a child. I don't know what material they would be coming with now - just have to wait and see if my infatuation is still there.