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Davy Jones Obituary

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

OBITUARY

Davy Jones dies at 66; Monkees’ romantic heartthrob

 

 

The British-born performer sang the leads on several of the Monkees’ hits, including ‘Daydream Believer’ and ‘A Little Bit Me, a Little Bit You.’ The band, created for a TV show, charted numerous hits between 1966 and 1970.

 

By Randy Lewis
Los Angeles Times
February 29, 2012

 

Davy Jones was a promising 18-year-old actor from England when he found himself among the guest performers on “The Ed Sullivan Show” on Feb. 9, 1964 — the same night about 75 million people tuned in to catch the American debut of the Beatles. Like so many others who watched the show from near and far, Jones considered it a life-changing experience.

 

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