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Michael Nesmith was wasted on the Monkees.
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Posted by: LateForLunch

01/08/2020, 10:27:15

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The song he wrote for them, "Last Train to Clarksville," was friggin' brilliant. So were most of the songs he wrote for that faux pop-group. Goofy-acting Mickey Dolenz was no fool either. Dolenz had (has?) a terrific voice. Dolenz also had a professional-caliber singing voice and took most of the lead vocals especially on the best songs.

The Monkees experiment was an example of an "Edsel" project that actually resulted in a great car. Kudos to producer / co-creator Don Kirschner for casting the right people for the job.





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