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Bob Rafelson, Director of ‘Five Easy Pieces’ and Co-Creator of ‘The Monkees,’ Dies at 89

Bob Rafelson, the writer, director, producer and maverick who set the tone for the swinging, psychedelic 1960s with The Monkees, then was a pioneer in one of the most influential eras in the history of independent film, has died. He was 89. Rafelson, who collaborated with Jack Nicholson on seven features, including the classics Easy […]

Michael Nesmith, Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist of The Monkees, Dies at 78

Michael Nesmith, the guitar-playing singer-songwriter with the wool hat who along with Davy Jones, Peter Tork and Micky Dolenz became a TV star and 1960s pop sensation as a member of The Monkees, has died. He was 78. Nesmith died Friday of natural causes in Carmel Valley, California, his family said in a statement. “With […]

‘Laurel Canyon: A Place in Time’: TV Review

THR review: Alison Ellwood's two-part doc 'Laurel Canyon: A Place in time' celebrates the rustic neighborhood that nurtured a historic confluence of singer-songwriters and rock innovators in late-1960s/early-'70s Los Angeles.

Monkees Bassist Peter Tork Dies at 77

Peter Tork, the lovable, mop-topped former bassist and singer in The Monkees, died Thursday. He was 77.

EMI Sued in Foreign Royalties Dispute With Monkees Songwriter

The music publisher won a similar case against Duke Ellington's family last year

Hey, Hey, They’re Still the Monkees as Summer Tour Dates Announced

Original members Michael Nesmeth, Micky Dolenz an Peter Tork carry on without Davy Jones, starting May 22.

De La Soul Gives Away Entire Catalog for Free

The group is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its debut album, "3 Ft High."

The Monkees’ Peter Tork Still Baffled by ‘Head’: ‘When Do We Get Out of the Box?’

The group's co-founder talks about the current tour and looks back at the swinging and psychedelic '60s when a made-for-TV troupe took the world by storm.

‘X Factor’s’ Night of No. 1 Hits: 20 Things You Didn’t See on TV

Which of the judges nearly missed a cue to introduce their next act? Who made the bleachers bounce? What's this about C.I.A. connections? THR had eyes, ears and butts all over the Fox show for its latest taping.

The Monkees Remember the Late Davy Jones, Make New Memories at Greek Theatre: Concert Review

Vintage rockers continue to make their bid for respect on their first tour with original guitarist Mike Nesmith since 1997.

‘Breaking Bad’ Uses Monkees Song in Key Meth Cooking Scene; Micky Dolenz Weighs In

Call it a chemical reaction: The group's co-founding member talks with THR about the AMC series' placement of 1967 B-side "Goin' Down" in Sunday's episode.

The Monkees Sell Out East Coast Shows in 1 Day

The band's reunion with Michael Nesmith after 15 years and following the death of singer Davy Jones, has spurred swift ticket sales in four key markets.