michael nesmith

Remembering The Great Michael Nesmith

Michael Nesmith, the music video pioneer, country music legend and iconic member of 1960s group The Monkees was born Robert Michael Nesmith in Huston, Texas on 30 December 1942. He shot to fame in the TV series The Monkees [...]

December 30, 2022

Dolenz Sings Nesmith

Movies In Focus is a huge fan of The Monkees – and also the solo career of Michael Nesmith. I actually saw the full Monkees line-up – Davy Jones, Peter Tork, Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith – play in Belfast in 1997.  Michael [...]

April 27, 2021

Peter Tork Member Of The Monkees Dies

On 29 February 2012, a week-old Movies In Focus published news announcing the death of The Monkees singer Davy Jones. Now almost exactly 7 years later I’m reporting that his bandmate Peter Tork has also died. 77 year old Tork was the bassist [...]

February 21, 2019