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    MONKEES SINGER DAVY JONES
    DEAD AT 66
    From Heart Attack




    Davy Jones -- lead singer of The Monkees -- died after suffering a heart attack this morning ... TMZ has learned.

    An official from the medical examiner's office for Martin County, Florida confirmed with TMZ they received a call from Martin Memorial Hospital informing them that Jones had passed away.

    A rep for the singer tells us Jones suffered a heart attack at his home this morning ... and was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

    Jones is survived by his wife Jessica and 4 daughters from previous marriages. He was 66-years-old. Jones was married to Jessica Pacheco -- his 3rd wife.

    Jones joined The Monkees in 1965 ... along with Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork ... and together they churned out a bunch of hugely popular songs including 3 number 1 hits -- "Daydream Believer," "Last Train to Clarksville" and "I'm a Believer."


    http://www.tmz.com/2012/02/29/davy-j.../#.T05wkocgea8


    I was a HUGE Monkees fan as a kid. I had all of the vinyls and watched the show. Nesmith was my fave, but this is sad. 66 is pretty young still (and like 2 years older than my parents)

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    RIP. Daydream Believer is one of my favorite songs.
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    I just heard on the radio last week that it was Peter Tork's birthday and he had just turned 70... I was like he can't be that old. I guess they are all getting up there in age. It's just weird when you've grown up with them.

    R.I.P. Davey... Marcia Brady mourns for you.

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    RIP Davy.
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    Very sad - and far too soon...Gosh, I remember having a HUGE crush on Davy Jones when I was a kid...It was all about the eyes..!
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    [QUOTE=Marcia Brady mourns for you.[/QUOTE]

    and Marge Simpson...

    RIP Davy

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    I remember watching the Monkees when I was a kid. Some good music. I was fortunate to see the 3 of them when they toured in the late 80's.


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    I saw some of the episodes and my sister had a record or two, but the time I most recall was their revival in '86-'87. One of the few stations I could get when I lived in Philadelphia was rerunning the episodes and I used to watch them and eventually got the Then And Now...The Best Of The Monkees CD that came out. Also have Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones, LTD album - never ventured to any of their other records even though I love that one.

    Rest in Peace, Davy. Thanks for being a part of The Monkees.

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    RIP Davy.

    Was it meant to be ironic that this was posted in Non-Music?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Menlow View Post
    RIP Davy.

    Was it meant to be ironic that this was posted in Non-Music?
    LOL, I suppose Mike Nesmith is the only one that deserves to be in music.

    I just usually see deaths in non-music so I put it here :-)

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    He was an A lister back in the 60s. Monkees had little talent but were very popular. Hendrix was an opening act for them. RIP least he went fast no suffering.
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    Yeah it is sad. My Mom used to love the Monkees. This topic belongs in Music. So I will move it there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeoBandit View Post
    RIP. Daydream Believer is one of my favorite songs.
    One of my favorites, as well. After I read the news today, it was in my head all day long.

    Rest in peace, Davy.

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    RIP Davy. Hopefully you will get the credit you deserve for teaching Axl Rose his stage moves.

    I also got laid to Daydream Believer so an extra long slow clap for your contributions of giving joy to humans.

 

 

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