The Monkees

This Week in Music History
November 2nd, 1967 - The Beatles completed recording ‘Hello Goodbye’ at Abbey Road by adding a second Paul McCartney bass line. The song had been selected for the A-side of The Beatles next single, the flip side to be John Lennon’s ‘I Am the Walrus...
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October 26th, 1970 - A wake is held in San Anselmo, California to celebrate the life of Janis Joplin who had died of an accidental overdose and had left $2,500 in her will to throw a party in the event of her demise. The party was attended by close friends and family where pot-brownies were shared a…
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August 4th
1967 - The Monkees find a stowaway on their plane between shows in Minneapolis and St Louis. The young female's father threatens to bring up charges for transporting a minor across state lines.
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July 8th
1967 - The Monkees kick off their 29-date tour with The Jimi Hendrix Experience as an opening act. However, Hendrix was eventually dropped after just six shows
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March 25th
1968 - The last episode of The Monkees television show airs. The idea of following the hi-jinks of a rock band's life was taken from the Beatles' A Hard Day's Night film.

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