Tag Archives: The Monkees

Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart 1969

4/2/15 – Tommy Boyce And Bobby Hart – Jumpin’ Jack Flash – 1969

Tommy Boyce And Bobby Hart are most famous for writing some of The Monkees’ biggest hits, including (I’m Not) Your Stepping Stone (US, No. 20), Theme From The Monkees (No.8 in Australia) and Last Train To Clarkesville, a US No.1. In fact all Monkees’ albums apart from the soundtrack to the movie Head, had Boyce and Hart songs […]

Pleasant Valley Sunday 45single cover 1967

15/6/14 – The Monkees – Pleasant Valley Sunday – 1967

It’s Sunday – and I always loved this song – music, melody and lyrics. Although there may have been other musicians on the records, other songwriters, I still see The Monkees as one of the great underrated bands despite their commercial success. The song written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King boasts a great vocal […]