Micky Dolenz

Micky Dolenz Details New Monkees Christmas Album

Music News Desk People Magazine In a way it’s amazing that it took this long for the Monkees to make a Christmas album. Back during their mid-’60s heyday, everyone from Beach Boys, the Supremes and Elvis Presley, to James Brown, Stevie Wonder and Johnny Cash issued Yuletide offerings. Even the almighty Beatles produced annual Christmas discs for their […]

The Glorious Corner: PBS Grammy Performances, Neil Diamond, Micky Dolenz, Van Morrison, Cousin Brucie and More

    G.H. Harding  PBS GRAMMY PEFORMANCES — Friday night was the PBS presentation of Great Performances which showcased the Grammy Salute To Music Legends – on February’s Grammy night, 7 artists were chosen for the Lifetime Achievement Awards. Leading off was the induction of Neil Diamond, that had Monkee-Micky Dolenz performing “I’m A Believer,” […]

The Glorious Corner: Paul Simon, Kiefer Sutherland, Scott Shannon and More

G.H. Harding    SIMON SAYS GOODBYE — I’ve spent a good portion of the last two days thinking about the Paul Simon show I saw on Friday at MSG. It was for sure one of the best shows I’ve ever seen; but, on further introspection, it was a show of pure artistry; from Simon’s sections […]

The Monkees: A Concert Review of ‘The Mike and Micky Show’

Special to TMW Kent Kotal Forgotten Hits60s.blogspot.com   As mentioned in this column numerous times before, although I never had the opportunity to see the original quartet, performing in their hey (hey)-day or at one of their very “limited edition” appearances in the decades since, I have seen SOME configuration of The Monkees at least […]

TMW Review: The Monkees Are Back!”

by Mark Bego Without a doubt, The Monkees have had one of the most unique, unusual, ultimately-successful careers in the music business.  As a famed quartet, since their 1966 to 1969 heyday, the group has always morphed in structure.  Peter Tork left first to leave Mike Nesmith, Davy Jones, and Micky Dolenz to be a […]

Pop Culture Classics—Micky Dolenz: Teaming With Michael Nesmith for Upcoming Tour

  by Paul Freeman Pop Culture Classics Special to TMW After his boyhood starring role in the TV series Circus Boy, Micky Dolenz planned on becoming an architect. He tells Pop Culture Classics, “I was just going to use show biz to fall back on.” If that’s the case, it turned out to be probably […]

The Glorious Corner: ABBA, Kiss, B.B.Kings, Micky Dolenz, Chicago and More!

    G.H. Harding ABBA MORE— Abba has written and recorded new music together for the first time since the Swedish pop group split in 1982. In an announcement posted on the official Abba Instagram page, the four-piece group — Benny Andersson, Agnetha Fältskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Björn Ulvaeus — said it had recorded two […]

The Glorious Corner: Fleetwood Mac To Tour Without Lindsey Buckingham, Tribeca Showing of ‘Mapplethorpe’, New Album From Dave Matthews Band and More!

      G.H. Harding MAC DIVIDED — Via Ultimate Classic Rock; a fascinating dialogue on the now Buckingham-less Fleetwood Mac: Fleetwood Mac have decided to tour without Lindsey Buckingham for the first time since the group’s mid-90’s reunion. In his place, they’ve hired Mike Campbell from Tom Petty’s Heartbreakers and Neil Finn of Crowded […]

The Glorious Corner: Tribeca Film Festival Picks, Doctor Who’s Matt Smith as Robert Mapplethorpe, Blue Note Records: ‘Beyond the Notes’ Documentary and More

    G.H. Harding TRIBECA TRAFFIC — Monday night we attended the premiere of the documentary on Blue Note Records, entitled Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes, directed and written by Sophie Huber. The soft-spoken Huber briefly introduced the presentation as it unspooled. For any die-hard jazz fan or friend, Blue Note was go-to label […]