Davy Jones, R.I.P.

When three of the Monkees performed last spring in Morristown, we noted how the evening of feel-good nostalgia reminded us of our own mortality. Sadly, news has come from Florida that Davy Jones has died of a heart attack at age 66.  The Baby Boomer generation has lost another piece of its collective youth. Thanks […]

The Monkees at the Mayo: True confessions in Morristown

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Somewhere, buried in a drawer or packing trunk, along with NASA pictures of the Apollo program, I have a postcard from the Monkees. From their fan club, actually. The postcard isn’t in color, and it’s not black-and-white. It has this reddish tint, sepia almost. They are singing and playing, even though in those days, as […]

From Fab to Pre-Fab: The Monkees are coming to Morristown


Are real Monkees better than fake Beatles? Morristown will find out on June 9, when the Monkees come to the Community Theatre. It’s not quite the Pre-Fab Four.  Three-fourths of this made-for-TV group are playing: Mickey Dolenz, Davy Jones and Peter Tork. How about a Twitter campaign to get Mike Nesmith back on board: Michael: […]