the monkees

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

DVD Review: THE GOODIES – THE COMPLETE BBC COLLECTION

Monty Python meets The Monkees – that’s the easy pitch for classic ’70s comedy show, The Goodies. Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie are the trio of do gooders (or should that be goodies) in this huge collection which [...]

October 1, 2018

The Monkees Singer Davy Jones Dies

While Movies In Focus is (obviously) mainly a movie site, the passing of The Monkees’ Davy Jones at the age of 66, has to be mentioned. A massive group in the 1960s, The Monkees featured British born Jones, Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork and Michael [...]

February 29, 2012