Arriving in London on June 28, 1967, The Monkees held their first group press conference before the shows at Wembley. Five concerts were played there between June 30 and July 2 in front of audiences of 10,000 at each show. Below is newly released footage of the group's arrival in London and of the press conference, seen in color for the first time (to my knowledge). Thanks to Iain Lee for the heads up!
Here's some items from the Live Almanac's archive covering The Monkees on tour in England in 1967:
This article was originally published in the July 1969 issue of Monkees Monthly. It covers Micky's visit to Hyde Park, The Monkees expressing sympathy for The Rolling Stones, partying with Keith Moon and George Harrison, and more.
Lulu opened for The Monkees during the group's multi-night stand at Wembley in London in the summer of 1967.
The Monkees conducted their first 'group' press conference on June 29, 1967 before a multi-concert engagement at Wembley in late June/early July 1967:
This article, written by Monkees friend, stand-in, and stage manager Ric Klein, was originally published in the November 1967 issue of Flip.
The Monkees held their first 'group' press conference on June 29, 1967 before a multi-concert engagement at Wembley in late June/early July 1967:
Leaving Paris for London in late June 1967, The Monkees held their first 'group' press conference before the shows at Wembley. This article originally appeared in the September 1967 issue of Monkees Monthly. For easier reading, click on each image and then click on it again. (Read Part 1.)
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