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When and how did monkees start playing music?

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I was wondering what influenced the monkees to play and how they became popular, why the audience started liking them so much?

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  1. Tom Reeds

    The American television series The Monkees which was aired from 1966 to 1968 became the cause of the formation of American Pop Rock Band in 1966 in the city of Los Angeles. The band was initially supervised by the producer Don Kirshner.
    The Monkees was also seen as Beatles like band and at the start, the band members provided vocals which were also given some production and performing activities. The group performed many on stages performances and also performed live in the live TV series. The continued releasing its record till the year 1970’s. The group became very popular from the year 1966 to 1968, it also influenced many artists. There were total 50 million records worldwide which were sold. The Monkees had many hits which can be heard on different platforms like pop and oldies stations.
    These hits include “I am a Believer”, “Stepping Stone”, “ Daydream Believer”, “ Last Train to Clarksville” and “Pleasant Valley Sunday”
    Monkees have expressed and admired each others talent’s for the music and also contributions that they have made. However between the members the relationship of love and hate persists. Monkees have been through many ups and downs in many years and their virtual reunion of all the Monkees came about in 2010. The union resulted when Nick Vernier Band released Mister Bob which featured the Monkees.
    Current band members of the band include
    Davy Jones: who is a vocalist, guitarist
    Peter Tork: Who is a bassist and vocalist.
    Micky Dolenz: He is a drummer and a vocalist also.
     

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