40 Years Of Monkee Business

Love or hate them the group became a phenomena and 40 years on it is time to relive the fun, music and wacky antics of The American Fab Four.

It's a remarkable story of four young men caught in the eye of a storm trying to take charge.

When they did gain the creative control, they had little to say.

All we have 40 years on are the television programmes that stand up remarkably well and the music.

The songs still have the zest and energy of the 60s and with the passing of time many are classics.

They should be, many were written by some of the finest songwriters of the time; I'm A Believer, I'm Not Your Steppin' Stone, A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You, Pleasant Valley Sunday and Daydream Believer are perfect musical reflections of a more innocent time.

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Love or hate them the group became a phenomena and 40 years on it is time to relive the fun, music and wacky antics of The American Fab Four.

It's a remarkable story of four young men caught in the eye of a storm trying to take charge.

When they did gain the creative control, they had little to say.

All we have 40 years on are the television programmes that stand up remarkably well and the music.

The songs still have the zest and energy of the 60s and with the passing of time many are classics.

They should be, many were written by some of the finest songwriters of the time; I'm A Believer, I'm Not Your Steppin' Stone, A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You, Pleasant Valley Sunday and Daydream Believer are perfect musical reflections of a more innocent time.