Monkees guitarist Mike Nesmith dead at 78

Monkees guitarist Mike Nesmith dead at 78





Mike Nesmith, one of four members of 1960s television and pop occurrence The Monkees, has died, fellow band member Micky Dolenz and his family said on Friday. He was 78.The group were a made-for-television outfit put together in the United States to competitor Britain’s The Beatles.Dubbed “The Pre-Fab Four” – a play on their artifice and The Beatles’ nickname – The Monkees were a commercial smash, whose catchy pop hits keep immediately recognisable more than 50 years on.“I’m heartbroken. I’ve lost a…
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