Monkee Davy Jones, RIP


19 Responses to “Monkee Davy Jones, RIP”

  1. The porpoise is waving goodbye, goodbye!

  2. Kevin Pierce says:

    Now, I’m a believer.

  3. dalgoda7 says:

    No Davy Jones, no Pavel Chekov.   Also, we’d have “David Jones” instead of “David Bowie”, more than likely.

  4. JOHN says:

    Now, I’m a bereaver.

  5. mzed says:

    This monkee’s gone to heaven.

  6. pita says:

    Oh no!  Davy Jones was legendary.  He did more for tambourine playing than Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston did for pop music combined.

  7. Guest says:

    This is a day that I am sad.

  8. Guest says:

    Great photograph.

  9. petsounds says:

    RIP, Davy. 66 is always too young, but I guess you could also say he had a fuller life than most. Certainly not my favorite Monkees member, and couldn’t write or play his way out of a paper bag, but had a good voice and seemed like a nice enough guy.

    • Crunt says:

      I’d have to agree with all of that. I like most of the Monkees  music they did or didn’t write, but although Davey was a lightweight, he always seemed like a nice enough guy. AND he once kissed Marcia Brady.

  10. Preston Sturges says:

    I saw their movie “Head” a couple months ago. I was expecting a real train wreck, but it was pretty good.  Of course it was a bit loopy, but they put quite a bit of money into the project, it had a good director, and a “script” by Jack Nicholson.

    Here’s Davie Jones and Frank Zappa (as a music critic) in “Head.” 

    • Donald Petersen says:

      I had occasion to work on a Bob Rafelson movie once.  It was kind of hard to believe that he was the same guy who directed and co-wrote Head.  Kind of a sourpuss.

  11. Marble River says:

    A little bit me, a little bit you.

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