A pair of new Monkees products will hit retail on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. Rhino Records is launching its "Start Your Ear Off Right" campaign with titles that will be made available exclusively at participating music shops. Be sure to click the link below to search for where you can purchase these items (though they are also currently available as a pre-order from such online venues as Barnes and Noble and Bull Moose).
Cereal Box Singles
In the 1970s, U.S. cereal companies would release free records that came with the cereal box.
Cereal Box Singles is a limited edition release that will feature "Cereal Box" cardboard records including the following Monkees songs:
"Last Train to Clarksville"
"Words" (previously unreleased TV mix)
"I Never Thought It Peculiar" (previously unreleased TV mix)
"Valleri" (previously unreleased TV mix)
In 1987, Monkees collector Ed Reilly highlighted the Monkees cereal box records in Monkee Business Fanzine.
CLASSIC ALBUM COLLECTION
Classic Album Collection will be a 10 CD set featuring the nine original Monkees albums, plus a bonus disc of singles:
John Hughes, co-producer of the upcoming Monkees Blu-ray box set, recently told the Zilch! podcast team that the Classic Album Collection will also be available as a vinyl box set and as a digital download.