"One day in 1968 in Laurel Canyon I made myself some special Virgo love beads. There were seven blue and seven white with one red one at the very end. I wore them the next day on The Monkees film set and right away Davy Jones asked me if I would make some for him. Then the camera man wanted some. Holy cow, these were my special personal love beads! Soon the teenybopper magazines were advertising Monkees Love Beads and selling packets... 'string em yourself.' At least they never knew about the one red bead at the end..."