Davy Jones is dead....

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  1. Greek One profile image74
    Greek Oneposted 6 years ago

    will the world ever be the same??

    1. Rosie2010 profile image75
      Rosie2010posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      who?

  2. rebekahELLE profile image86
    rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago

    Oh, that's sad.. he wasn't that old. You're referring to the ex Monkee?

  3. Nell Rose profile image90
    Nell Roseposted 6 years ago

    I was going to marry him when I was eight! I used to watch the Monkees and was completely smitten in my childish way. Such a shame, another one of my memories gone.

    1. MPG Narratives profile image61
      MPG Narrativesposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Oh me too Nell, he was sooooo cute! Well my eight year old self thought so. I loved the Monkees show too. RIP Davy.

      1. profile image0
        HubTubposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        So sad, and so young.  R.I.P. Davy Jones

      2. profile image63
        logic,commonsenseposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Wouldn't that have been a little awkward for your parents?
        Not to mention the jail time for Davy! smile

  4. mistyhorizon2003 profile image91
    mistyhorizon2003posted 6 years ago

    Why is this thread in the Sandpit? It is a serious and sad thread. I remember growing up watching The Monkees TV series, and I loved their music. sad

  5. Lisa HW profile image65
    Lisa HWposted 6 years ago

    When someone relatively young dies my mind always goes to whether or not they had any kids.  I guess he's left behind four daughters:

    Talia (10/2/68), Sarah (7/3/71), Jessica (9/4/81), Annabelle (6/26/88)

  6. urmilashukla23 profile image83
    urmilashukla23posted 6 years ago

    Very sad.

  7. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years ago

    who is this Davy Jones?...before my time...maybe....

  8. Pearldiver profile image78
    Pearldiverposted 6 years ago

    He was the Lead Tambormarine player for the Monkees.

    They were a US Manufactured Band in the 60s - 70s created to provide the US youth of the day.. an alternative to The Beatles! smile

    Davy Jones and co inspired musicians like Jim Morrison to question the future of US music and Change it! smile

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      oh my, my, my, my....i read the words 'the Beatles'..and then 'Jimmy M'..and 'Davy'?...big_smile....really?.....guess i don't know the impact of the Monkees...or?...hmmm....always thought of the monkees as more of a an american pop/studio band for the time............basically what you said i guess...but...alternative to the Beatles....oh my....did it look like that from outside of the USA?...in NZ?...don't think it did from within Canada...maybe it's just me....

      but...RIP Davy...didn't buy the music however...bought into Jim M and the Beatles tho!...and rock and roll, yeah!

  9. profile image63
    logic,commonsenseposted 6 years ago

    Has anyone cleaned out his locker? smile

    1. Pearldiver profile image78
      Pearldiverposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I believe Johnny Depp did that in the last POTC movie sad

  10. Pearldiver profile image78
    Pearldiverposted 6 years ago

    Back then the Music Industry movers and shakers considered UK Music to be a major threat to US profits.  So they pretty much did all possible to block the more dynamic UK industry and the huge variety of genres on offer.

    If you consider the UK bands of that time.. I guess the US were prepared to do anything to block the UK 'Invasion' and 'protect' US youth from their influence.

    Animals - Yardbirds - Kinks - Cream - Rolling Stones - Beatles - Small Faces - Hendrix - Cocker etc etc..  All UK..

    Just a few bands that changed the world and finally got played on air in the US.. The US attempted to counter the demand for new age R&R by creating a 'boy band' and having a UK frontman.. Davy Jones.

    Canada changed before the US... Canada was the Nam Draft Dodgers new home and the UK music helped grow the Canadian music scene as it was far more progressive than in the US ..

    Yea... An amazing transition that also helped found the likes of Motown and PDs big_smile

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      i understand now...yes....you mentioned many of my favs from the UK!...

      UK/Aus/NZ actors/movies are the best too!  ...so gritty, so real, no glamour and hollywood glitz...I luv i!...

      hey!...i just watched my first rugby game this week....can you believe that?...i guess there are a few other things i haven't experienced, but, no time like now...lol...and more experiences to come i say!  i know this is off topic, but, those rugby players are amazing!......why am i just finding out?...ha ha ha...guess i must be transitioning too!..and will continue....big_smile

 
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