The Monkees, Head, and the 60s, by Peter Mills

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Here’s the UK edition of Peter Mills’ Monkees book, the first proper study of this extraordinary band/creation/phenomenon, and how their art and antics changed and reshaped TV and popular culture…

“For a great band to be truly great, they must define an epoch, or at least an aspect of an era. The Monkees did it with Head. Its complete commercial failure set against its artistic aspirations and achievements was the perfect ending for the ultimate manufactured band.” Bill Drummond, The KLF, from his essay ‘Here We Come’, included in this book

Here’s Shindig! Magazine’s 4 star review…

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