The Monkees performed five shows in front of packed houses at Wembley Pool in London in late June/early July 1967. In the article below, check out Michael's comments on how he thinks The Monkees TV program will live on, The Beatles, and his thoughts on the "Valleri"/"Tapioca Tundra" single.
Thanks to JD McCutcheon of Monkee45s for sharing this with the Live Almanac!
In the 1960s, Elliot Mintz was an underground radio DJ and host. He became a spokesman for John Lennon and Yoko Ono in the 1970s and remains a representative for both John Lennon's Estate and Ono. Thanks to The Monkees Tour Facebook page for alerting fans to this rare interview that was recently uploaded to YouTube!
Samantha Juste reports on The Monkees in London in 1967: Live at Wembley, Partying with The Beatles, and more
This article, covering the trip Mike and Phyllis made to London in early February 1967, comes from my collection and was originally published in the July 1967 issue of In magazine. Click each image to enlarge...
This piece comes from my collection and was originally published in the October 1966 issue of Photo Screen. And check out the article that contains some unique behind the scenes photos from the first season episode, The Royal Flush (despite mislabeling Peter as Mike).
Can you spot Michael Nesmith with John Lennon?
Andrew Sandoval detailed Michael's attendance at this Beatles recording session on February 10, 1967 in his book, The Monkees: The Day-by-Day Story of the '60s TV Pop Sensation:
Yardley Black Label (1966)
Kellogg's (1966 - 1967)
Kellogg's (1967 - 1968)
Pizza Hut with Ringo Starr (1995)
This article was originally published in the June 1967 issue of Flip.