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The Monkees : From Reel to Real

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In 1965 America launched its assault on The Beatles - a blueprint boy band called The Monkees who against all the odds triumphed with their music, their personalities and their zany half-hour TV shows. The quartet of Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork and Mike Nesmith spent three years in a blazing spotlight before disintegrating into a mess of recriminations and ill-feeling. With contributions from all the major players in the Monkees' saga - including the four Monkees themselves - Reel To Real is an oral history of the group that follows their adventures through to their eventual split. Along the way we learn how they came together, the background to their movie Head! and the financial chaos that loomed with the realization that the only ones who didn't make any money out of The Monkees were The Monkees themselves.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 496 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1780386435
  • 9781780386430

About Gary Strobl

Author Gary Strobl is a life-long Monkees fan based in Los Angeles. Henry Diltz is a renowned US rock photographer who befriended and photographed The Monkees in their heyday. Harvey Kubernik is a writer, editor and journalist whose work has appeared in, Melody Maker, Crawdaddy!, Musician, Goldmine, MIX, the Los Angeles Times and MOJO.
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