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Monkees Maestro Mike Nesmith Dies @ 78

Michael Nesmith, the singer-songwriter whose work elevated the creative autonomy of the Monkees, died Friday at 78. Nesmith signed this just a year ago. (Image via book cover) Nesmith had undergone quadruple-bypass heart surgery in recent years. His death was attributed to natural causes. A statement from his family read, "With Infinite Love we announce…
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Peter Tork, the Offbeat Monkee, Dies @ 77

Peter Tork, a bassist and singer with '60s teen sensations the Monkees, has died Thursday at 77. His sister, Anne Thorkelson, confirmed his death. Peter Tork: February 13, 1943-February 21, 2019 (Image via NBC) Though no cause of death has been given, he had been diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma, a cancer of the tongue,…
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