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Monkees Singer Davy Jones Dead at 66

Monkees Singer Davy Jones Dead at 66

Davy Jones has passed away at the age of 66.

A rep for the singer confirmed to TMZ that the singer died from a heart attack on Wednesday (February 29) in Martin County, Florida.

Davy and his fellow Monkees, Micky Dolenz, Mike Nesmith, and Peter Tork, had a series of hits including “Last Train to Clarksville,” “I’m a Believer,” and “Daydream Believer” and were featured in a TV show called The Monkees.

Davy last performed onstage on February 19 in Oklahoma.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Davy‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

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25 Comments

# 1

so sorry to hear that

# 2

sad, i remember him from the brady movies

# 3

Very sad news. I thought of all of them, Davey was the healthiest & aging the best. Condolences to his family and friends.

# 4

Oh no! Cheer up sleepy Jean, oh what can it mean to a daydream believer and a homecoming queen?

You will be missed.

# 5

Daydream Believer is one of my favourite songs from the 60′s. R.I.P.

# 6

The world just got a little drearier losing Davy Jones. RIP. Am so sorry he had to go so early.

# 7

Davy Jones was a GREAT dancer. See him here in the 1960s video for “Daydream Believer”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qtW1jAwZgU&feature=fvst

# 8

Loved watching the monkee reruns after school. Never stopped laughing. Those were great times. RIP Davy you made alot of people laugh and now cry. You will be greatly missed by your fans and family.

# 9

Wow so young its sad stupid heart attacks

@Sayer:

You nailed it! He WILL be missed. Loved his Beatle style hair rocking back and forth.

Tragic, tragic, tragic. Love him. Love to his family and loved ones..this is tough to swallow.

I love, love, love the Monkees. Rest in peace Davy.

Carolyn Wright @ 02/29/2012 at 3:27 pm

Davy was the one I loved the most, My favourite song of all time is Daydream Believer, RIP now Davy, my thoughts are with your family, bless you x

Oh, I thought he was so cute when I was growing up. RIP, Davy.

Seriously aging myself here, but I remember when he took the “real” Marcia Brady to the prom on the Brady Bunch. He was so cute. RIP, Mr. Jones.

The audio to the first link I posted to Daydream Believer didn’t work.

This one does: Watch Davy dance away. Anyone know the name of the dance ? Was it called the Skate?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8urgvC0TR8&feature=related

So sad. Couldn’t wait to watch the Monkees each week when I was growing up — and he was my first “crush.” RIP, Davy!

Very sad news. My thoughts and prayers go out to this family and good friends. RIP Mr. Jones.

shoes4life @ 02/29/2012 at 6:20 pm

Wow! I am so excited to see that there are people here who remember the Monkees. I use to have a crush on Mickey and my best friend on Davy. I was expecting to see a bunch of “who is he” comments. Boy, you guys rock! We are blessed to have grew up during the best tv and music era.

Here is a good online memorial for Davy. You can light a virtual candle or send virtual candles free of charge. http://www.memorialmatters.com/memorials.php?page=DavyJones

@t: very nice British accent. Good bye Davy

Davy Jones was THE MONKEE – the popular glue that held the group together. A terrifically nice and talented guy. Goodbye and blessings to you Davy – we will always fondly remember you.

I loved watching their show as kid. RIP Davy Jones.

Joneblaze @ 03/01/2012 at 6:15 am

R.I.P Davy Jones
I used to get so happy when they would air at least 3 The Monkees
episodes back to back when i was a kid.
He made appearances in everything from The Brady Bunch to Scooby-Doo
He always put a smile on my face.

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