Thursday, 1 March 2012
The Monkees were never a patch on the Beatles - in whose image the four man group was created.
But to be fair - they did make some good records - bright optimistic numbers which captured the age.
My favourite is Daydream Believer - sung by the young Englishman of the group - Davy Jones - who died yesterday at the age of 66.
Daydream Believer was a song of its time - a lively tune that put a spring in your step, lightened your mood and put a smile on your faces.
So here's a You Tube link to one of the great pop anthems from the 1960s: