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  1. Why Are More Authors Electing To Self-Publish Rather Than Go The Traditional Route?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 12 | KXVO

    ... was even a thing. Davy Jones, the iconic front man for the pop rock group and co-star of the TV series, The Monkees , created his own publishing house, Dome Press, and released a limited number of books because, "we have total creative control over ...

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  2. PHOTOS: David Bowie has died aged 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... the record collection of his older brother, Terry. He changed his name to David Bowie to avoid confusion with the Monkees' Davy Jones. The name was said to be inspired by a knife developed by the 19th century American pioneer Jim Bowie. He decided ...

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  3. British rock music legend David Bowie dies at age 69 after a long battle with cancerRead the original story

    Monday Jan 11 | Art Daily

    ... Bowie took his stage name in 1966 to avoid being mixed up with Davy Jones, lead singer with Beatles rivals The Monkees. After his first major hit, "Space Oddity" in 1969, he hit the big time in the 1970s with a string of shape-shifting albums such ...

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  4. David Bowie (1947-2016): Stardust in the WindRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Wall Street Journal

    ... solo album in 1967, having changed his name along the way to David Bowie to avoid confusion with Davy Jones of the Monkees. His second album, released two years later, included the song "Space Oddity," a folk-based number in which Bowie introduced ...

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  5. David Bowie, through the yearsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 11 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... 69. Check out ... more British pop star Davy Jones before he changed his name to Bowie following the success of the Monkees and their lead singer Davy Jones. British pop star Davy Jones before he changed his name to Bowie following the success of ...

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  6. Bowie - far above the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... 16, and led a group calling himself Davy Jones. He later changed his name to David Bowie to avoid confusion with the Monkees' Davy Jones. A string of albums followed, before 1972's The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust and The

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  7. David Bowie is dead at 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... riding the mod wave of the mid-1960s. He changed to Bowie to avoid confusion with Davy Jones, the lead singer of the Monkees, which was enjoying serious pop success at the time. Four years later he killed off his most famous creation, the ...

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  8. Breaking PHOTOS: David Bowie has died aged 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Daily Echo

    ... the record collection of his older brother, Terry. He changed his name to David Bowie to avoid confusion with the Monkees' Davy Jones. The name was said to be inspired by a knife developed by the 19th century American pioneer Jim Bowie. He decided ...

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  9. David Bowie obituary - the life of a music legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Daily Echo

    ... He later led a group as frontman Davy Jones - but changed his name to David Bowie to avoid confusion with the Monkees' Davy Jones, supposedly taking inspiration from a knife developed by 19th century American pioneer Jim Bowie. He decided to set out ...

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  10. Obituary: David Bowie was one of Britain's most successful pioneering musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... He later led a group as frontman Davy Jones - but changed his name to David Bowie to avoid confusion with the Monkees' Davy Jones, supposedly taking inspiration from a knife developed by 19th century American pioneer Jim Bowie. He decided to set out ...

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  11. LISTEN: Micky Dolenz on The Monkees & this Weekend's Show in DelrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 | WJNO

    The legendary Micky Dolenz joined Joel Malkin for a chat about the history of The Monkees, both the TV show and the band, which wasn't necessarily supposed to become a real thing. But they did, with the help of Micky and fellow Monkees Davy Jones, Peter Tork and Mike Nesmith.

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  12. Micky Dolenz and Peter Noone 'In Conversation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    Micky Dolenz of the Monkees, left, and Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits will engage fans in an informal conversation. Hey hey it's Micky Dolenz of the Monkees and Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits "In Conversation."

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  13. Happy 2015 Video Birthday to Progressive Country Pioneer Michael NesmithRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2015 | Aquarius Papers

    ... Told Me," "Daily Nightly," "Tapioca Tundra," and the giant hit "Listen to the Band." Before, during, and after the Monkees he also wrote songs that others turned into hits like "Different Drum" (Linda Ronstadt), "Some of Shelly's Blues," (Nitty ...

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  14. Five Classic Rockers Bring Good Vibrations to Old School Square Pavilion - Jan 10 at 6 pmRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2015 | PR Log

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Dec. 30, 2015 - PRLog -- GOOD VIBRATIONS Coming to Old School Square Pavilion With Five Legendary Rock Stars - Sunday, January 10 at 6 pm * Micky Dolenz of The Monkees * Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals * Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad * Steve Augeri of Journey * John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band from the Movie Soundtrack of Eddie and the Cruisers A Fender Squire Guitar Autographed by the Classic Rockers will be Raffled Off with All Proceeds Going to Old School Square's Educational Programs The first celebration of 2016 will be held at Old School Square Pavilion on Sunday, January 10, at 6 pm.

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  15. Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include British author Rudyard Kipling in 1865; Canadian economist and humorist Stephen Leacock in 1869; Japan's World War II Prime Minister Hideki Tojo in 1884; TV personality Bert Parks in 1914; actor Jack Lord in 1920; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Bo Diddley in 1928; actor/dancer Russ Tamblyn and actor Joseph Bologna, both in 1934 ; singer Del Shannon, also in 1934; baseball Hall of Fame member Sandy Koufax in 1935 ; folk singer Noel Paul Stookey in 1937 ; television director James Burrows in 1940 ; two members of The Monkees pop group, Mike Nesmith in 1942 and Davy Jones in 1945; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Patti Smith in 1946 ; rock musician and producer Jeff Lynne in 1947 ; television personality Meredith Vieira in 1953 and "Today" co-host Matt Lauer in 1957 ; actor Tracey Ullman in 1959 ; political ... (more)

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  16. MONKEES: New Song for 50th Anniversary TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | 95.5 3WS

    ... surviving members to stage a major tour next year, this is the first we'd heard that even hinted at new music. The Monkees celebrated their 20th anniversary in 1986 with a reunion single "That Was Then, This Is Now," which became a Top 20 hit. And ...

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  17. What was the Monkees' Head actually, you know, about?:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    Asked to explain the Monkees' free-form 1968 movie Head , Micky Dolenz has an impish reply: "I have no fricking idea what it was about." Actually, though, there's one scene that he says encapsulates the acid-washed film's groundbreaking world view.

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  18. Peter Noone and Micky Dolenz Announce NYC-Area AppearancesRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... The new year is especially notable for Dolenz, the lead singer, drummer and guitarist for the historic band The Monkees , who happen to be celebrating their 50th anniversary year in 2016. "In Conversation.." will mark the first of many celebratory ...

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  19. the Wiz @ 40: a Musical Profile of the Wiz's Composer/Lyricist Charlie SmallsRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... two years earlier, he probably never imagined himself as a guest star teaching Davy Jones about soul music on THE MONKEES. A prodigy who began studies at Julliard at age 11, Charlie Smalls became a respected pianist and composer, touring with the ...

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  20. It's not all about you, Bruce and Bono: This is why the Rock Hall is so lameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Salon

    ... the 1970s we thought (fill in the blank) were uncool" bias of the Hall is going to block their entry. How about the Monkees? They made fantastic music, they contained at least one bona fide musical genius (Michael Nesmith), and they produced not ...

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