"Best remembered as producer of The Monkees' Headquarters and Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd., the career of CHIP DOUGLAS plays out like a Hollywood movie of the '60s. In The Modern Folk Quartet, Douglas not only gained musical respect but impressed the likes of Neil Young, Phil Spector, and Michael Nesmith. He was a member of the frustratingly short-lived Gene Clark Group. While bass player with The Turtles he arranged the iconic vocals on 'Happy Together' and 'Elenore.' As a go-to producer he helmed The Monkees' chart-topper, 'Daydream Believer,' and introduced them to the work of Harry Nilsson and John Stewart, whose songs they soon covered. Buffalo Springfield, Sonny & Cher, and Linda Ronstadt pop up in supporting roles. LYRIC SEIDENSTICKER encounters a modest man concealing a musical hurricane..."
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