Vocalists Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman formed the Turtles in 1965. After a successful cover of Bob Dylan's "It Ain't Me Babe," the group went on to have several hits including "Happy Together," "Elenore" and "You Showed Me." Amid contractual disputes the group disbanded in 1970, leaving the Turtles ... More >>
Davy Jones, former lead singer of the made-for-TV band the Monkees, died today in a hospital in Florida, apparently of a heart attack. He was 66.
The star of the NBC comedy series was born in Manchester, England. The Monkees, partly inspired in part by the Beatles movie A Hard Day's Night, turne ... More >>
With chatter about the 40th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper's and "Strawberry Fields Forever"/"Penny Lane" single and reissues of two of the Monkees' best albums (Headquarters and Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.) fresh in my mind, I am compelled to compare two of the best songs by these iconic p ... More >>