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Note: Early and late singles by Davy Jones and Micky Dolenz are not listed here. Not enough colours.
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How Can You Kiss Me / Just A Little Love
Nesmith (2:53) / Nesmith (2:40)
Omnibus 239, ?/65

as by Mike & John & Bill
The New Recruit / A Journey With Michael Blessing
Ashe-Krosnow (2:38) / Ashe-Krosnow-Nieida (2:10)
Colpix CP-787, 10/65

as by Michael Blessing
Until It's Time For You To Go / What Seems To Be The Trouble Officer
Sainte-Marie (2:50) / Nesmith (2:05)
Colpix CP-792, 1/66

as by Michael Blessing
Last Train To Clarksville / Take A Giant Step
Boyce-Hart (2:40) / Goffin-King (2:32)
Colgems 66-1001, 8/16/66  1 

 

The Monkees TV Show: Season One premieres 9/12/66
 


The Monkees
Colgems COS-101
10/10/66  1 
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Side One
(Theme From) The Monkees Boyce-Hart 2:20
Saturday's Child Gates 2:44
I Wanna Be Free Boyce-Hart 2:24
Tomorrow's Gonna Be Another Day Boyce-Hart 2:33
Papa Jean's Blues† Nesmith 1:55
Take A Giant Step Goffin-King 2:32
Side Two
Last Train To Clarksville Boyce-Hart 2:40
This Just Doesn't Seem To Be My Day Boyce-Hart 2:08
Let's Dance On Boyce-Hart 2:30
I'll Be True To You Goffin-Titleman 2:48
Sweet Young Thing† Goffin-King-Nesmith 1:54
Gonna Buy Me A Dog Boyce-Hart 2:38
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David Jones-vocals
Mike Nesmith-vocals
Peter Tork-guitar (Papa Jean's Blues only), vocals
Micky Dolenz-vocals
with:
studio musicians
Produced by: Boyce & Hart, Jack Keller, Michael Nesmith†

 

I'm A Believer / (I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone²
Diamond (2:41) / Boyce-Hart (2:25)
Colgems 66-1002, 11/66  1  / BB

 

More Of
Colgems COS-102
1/9/67  1 
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Side One
She Boyce-Hart 2:27
When Love Comes Knockin' (At Your Door) Bayer-Sedaka 1:45
Mary, Mary Nesmith 2:12
Hold On Girl Carr-Keller-Raleigh 2:23
Your Auntie Grizelda Hilderbrand-Keller 2:28
(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone Boyce-Hart 2:25
Side Two
Look Out (Here Comes Tomorrow) Diamond 2:10
The Kind Of Girl I Could Love Atkins-Nesmith 1:50
The Day We Fall In Love Lizner-Randell 2:20
Sometime In The Morning Goffin-King 2:24
Laugh Margo-Margo-Medress-Seigal 2:25
I'm A Believer Diamond 2:41
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David Jones-vocals
Mike Nesmith-vocals
Peter Tork-vocals
Micky Dolenz-vocals
with:
studio musicians
Produced by: Bobby Hart & Tommy Boyce, Carole Bayer & Neil Sedaka, Michael Nesmith, Jack Keller, Carole King & Gerry Goffin, Jeff Barry

 

A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You / The Girl I Knew Somewhere¹
Diamond (2:35) / Nesmith (2:32)
Colgems 66-1004, 3/67 BB / BB

 

The Monkees TV Show: Season One ends 4/26/67 (concert show)
 


Headquarters
Colgems COS-103
5/22/67  1 
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Side One
You Told Me Nesmith 2:22
I'll Spend My Life With You Boyce-Hart 2:23
Forget That Girl Hatlelid 2:21
Band 6 Dolenz-Jones-Nesmith-Tork 0:38
You Just May Be The One Nesmith 2:00
Shades Of Gray Mann-Weil 3:20
I Can't Get Her Off My Mind Boyce-Hart 2:23
Side Two
For Pete's Sake Richards-Tork 2:10
Mr Webster Boyce-Hart 2:02
Sunny Girlfriend Nesmith 2:31
Zilch Dolenz-Jones-Nesmith-Tork 1:05
No Time Cicalo 2:09
Early Morning Blues And Greens Hilderbrand-Keller 2:00
Randy Scouse Git Dolenz 2:35
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Davy-tambourine, maracas, percussion, vocals
Mike-pedal steel guitar, six-string guitar, organ, vocals
Peter-keyboards, guitar, bass, banjo, vocals
Micky-drums, guitar, vocals
with:
Chip Douglas-brass
Vince DaRosa-French horn
Fred Seykora-cello
Produced by: Douglas Farthing Hatlelid

 

Pleasant Valley Sunday / Words
Goffin-King (3:10) / Boyce-Hart (2:47)
Colgems 66-1007, 7/67 BB / BB

 

The Monkees TV Show: Season Two premieres 9/11/67
 

Daydream Believer / Goin' Down¹
Stewart (2:57) / Dolenz-Hilderbrand-Jones-Nesmith-Tork (3:57)
Colgems 66-1012, 11/67  1 

 

Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd
Colgems COS-104
11/6/67  1 
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Side One
Salesman Smith 2:03
She Hangs Out Barry 2:33
The Door Into Summer Douglas-Martin 2:50
Love Is Only Sleeping Mann-Weil 2:28
Cuddly Toy Nilsson 2:45
Words Boyce-Hart 2:48
Side Two
Hard To Believe Brick-Capli-Jones 2:33
What Am I Doing Hangin' 'Round? Clarke-Lewis 3:02
Peter Percival Patterson's Pet Pig Porky/Pleasant Valley Sunday Tork/Goffin-King 3:30
Daily Nightly Nesmith 2:26
Don't Call On Me Nesmith 2:28
Star Collector Goffin-King 3:30
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Davy Jones-percussion, vocals
Mike Nesmith-guitar, vocals
Peter Tork-guitar, piano, organ, vocals
Micky Dolenz-drums, guitar, Moog synthesizer, vocals
with:
Douglas Dillard-banjo
Bill Martin-piano, organ
Chip Douglas-piano, organ, bass
Paul Beaver-Moog synthesizer
Eddie Hoe, Kim Copli-drums
Produced by: Chip Douglas

 

Valleri / Tapioca Tundra
Boyce-Hart (2:16) / Nesmith (3:03)
Colgems 66-1019, 2/68 BB / BB

 

The Monkees TV Show: Season Two ends 3/25/68—series cancelled
 


The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees
Colgems COS-109
4/22/68 BB
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Side One
Dream World Jones-Pitts 3:16
Auntie's Municipal Court Nesmith 3:55
We Were Made For Each Other Bayer-Fischoff 2:24
Tapioca Tundra Nesmith 3:03
Daydream Believer* Stewart 2:58
Writing Wrongs Nesmith 5:06
Side Two
I'll Be Back Up On My Feet Linzer-Randell 2:32
The Poster Jones-Pitts 2:16
PO Box 9847 Boyce-Hart 3:18
Magnolia Simms Nesmith 3:42
Valleri Boyce-Hart 2:16
Zor And Zam Chadwick-Chadwick 2:08
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Davy-percussion, vocals
Mike-guitar, piano, vocals
Peter-guitar, piano, vocals
Mickey-drums, vocals
with:
L A Studio musicians (including Harry Nilsson, James Burton, Eddie Hoh)
Produced by: Chip Douglas*, The Monkees

 

D W Washburn¹ / It's Nice To Be With You¹
Leiber-Stoller (2:46) / Goldstein (2:51)
Colgems 66-1023, 5/68 BB / BB

 
Don't Cry Now³ / Tapioca Tundra³
Nesmith (2:44) / Nesmith (2:52)
Dot 17152, 7/68

 

The Wichita Train Whistle Sings
Dot SDLP-25861
8/68 BB
Back Cover

 
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Note die-cut hole
 
Side One
Nine Times Blue Nesmith 4:11
Carlisle Wheeling Nesmith 4:48
Tapioca Tundra Nesmith 2:58
Don't Call On Me Nesmith 4:31
Don't Cry Now Nesmith 3:33
Side Two
While I Cried Nesmith 2:58
Papa Gene's Blues Nesmith 3:26
You Just May Be the One Nesmith 3:21
Sweet Young Thing Goffin-King-Nesmith 2:46
You Told Me Nesmith 4:22
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Michael Nesmith-guitar, arranger
with:
Best LA studio musicians, including:
James Burton-guitar
Tommy Tedesco-guitar
Red Rhodes-pedal steel guitar
Doug Dillard-banjo
Larry Knechtel-piano
Earl Palmer-drums
Hal Blaine-drums
Produced by: Michael Nesmith

Note: Read about this peculiar album at the Blue Note
 

Porpoise Song² / As We Go Along²
Goffin-King (4:00) / King-Stern (3:54)
Colgems 66-1031, 9/68 BB

from the movie Head
Head
Peter Tork quits

Instant Replay
Colgems COS-113
2/15/69 BB
Back Cover

Side One
Through The Looking Glass Baldwin-Boyce-Hart-Hunter 2:21
Don't Listen To Linda Boyce-Hart 2:45
I Won't Be The Same Without Her Goffin-King 2:38
Just A Game Dolenz 1:46
Me Without You Boyce-Hart 2:08
Don't Wait For Me Nesmith 2:34
Side Two
You And I Chadwick-Jones 2:10
While I Cry Nesmith 2:57
Tear Drop City Boyce-Hart 2:01
The Girl I Left Behind Me Bayer-Sedaka 2:40
A Man Without A Dream Goffin-King 2:58
Shorty Blackwell Dolenz 5:42
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Davy Jones-vocals
Micky Dolenz-vocals
Michael Nesmith-vocals, guitar
with:
studio musicians
Neil Young-guitar (You And I, uncredited)
Produced by: Boyce & Hart, Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Carole Bayer & Neil Sedaka, Bones Howe

 

33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee: 4/14/69, NBC
bizarre variety show, with Auge & Jools, Fats, Jerry Lee.
Listen To The Band / Someday Man¹
Nesmith (2:28) / Nichols-Williams (2:38)
Colgems 66-5004, 4/69 BB / BB

 
Tear Drop City / A Man Without A Dream
Boyce-Hart (2:01) / Goffin-King (2:58)
Colgems 66-5000, 5/69 BB

 
Good Clean Fun / Mommy And Daddy
Nesmith (2:14) / Dolenz (2:10)
Colgems 66-5005, 9/69 BB

 

Present
Colgems COS-117
10/1/69 BB
Back Cover


1986 Rhino Reissue Back Cover
 
Inside Cover

Side One
Little Girl Dolenz 1:59
Good Clean Fun Nesmith 2:15
If I Knew Chadwick-Jones 2:19
Bye Bye Baby Bye Bye Dolenz-Klein 2:17
Never Tell A Woman Yes Nesmith 3:44
Looking For The Good Times Boyce-Hart 2:00
Side Two
Ladies Aid Society Boyce-Hart 2:40
Listen To The Band Nesmith 2:45
French Song Chadwick 2:23
Mommy And Daddy Dolenz 2:10
Oklahoma Backroom Dancer Nesmith 2:34
Pillow Time Scott-Willis 2:25
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Davy Jones-vocals
Micky Dolenz-vocals
Michael Nesmith-vocals, guitar
with:
studio musicians
Produced by: Bill Chadwick, Boyce & Hart, Davy Jones, Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz

 

Ronan & Martin's Laugh-In: Last appearance of The Monkees (trio) 10/9/69
 

Wool Hat forms First National Band (see below)
Oh My My / I Love You Better
Barry-Kim (3:00) / Barry-Kim (2:26)
Colgems 66-5011, 5/70 BB

 

Changes
Colgems COS-119
6/70
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1986 Rhino Reissue Back Cover
Side One
Oh My My Barry-Kim 2:57
Ticket On A Ferry Ride Barry-Bloom 3:25
You're So Good To Me Barry-Bloom 2:29
It's Got To Be Love Goldberg 2:20
Acapulco Sun Albright-Soles 2:45
99 Pounds Barry 2:25
Side Two
Tell Me Love Barry 2:32
Do You Feel It Too? Barry-Kim 2:28
I Love You Better Barry-Kim 2:26
All Alone In The Dark Albright-Soles 2:47
Midnight Train Dolenz 2:05
I Never Though It Peculiar Boyce-Hart 2:20
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Davy Jones-vocals
Micky Dolenz-vocals
with:
studio musicians
Produced by: Jeff Barry

Note: This last "Monkees" album didn't touch the Billboard Top 200 Album charts until 1986 (thanks, boomers!)
 

The last pre-fab two go their separate ways...
until 1986: boomers watch MTV marathon + buy Rhino records = 20th anniversry tour.
Little Red Rider / Rose City Chimes (Instrumental)¹
Nesmith (2:34) / Nesmith (2:11)
RCA 9853, 7/70

 

Magnetic South
RCA Victor SP-4371
7/70 BB
Back Cover

Side One
Calico Girlfriend Nesmith 2:37
Nine Times Blue Nesmith 1:39
Little Red Rider Nesmith 2:34
The Crippled Lion Nesmith 3:10
Joanne Nesmith 3:10
First National Rag Rhodes :21
Side Two
Mama Nantucket Nesmith 2:36
Keys to the Car Nesmith 2:52
Hollywood Nesmith 5:03
One Rose Cochran-Howard 3:27
Beyond the Blue Horizon Cochran-Howard 5:55
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Michael Nesmith-guitar, vocals
Red Rhodes-pedal steel guitar
Earl P Hall-piano
John London-bass
John Ware-drums
Produced by: Felton Jarvis

 

Joanne / One Rose
Nesmith (3:10) / Cochran-Howard (3:27)
RCA 0368, 8/70 BB

 
Silver Moon / Lady Of The Valley
Nesmith (3:15) / Nesmith (2:56)
RCA 0399, 11/70 BB

 

Loose Salute
RCA SP-4415
11/70 BB
Back Cover

Side One
Silver Moon Nesmith 3:15
I Fall To Pieces Cochran-Howard 2:56
Thanx For The Ride Nesmith 2:48
Dedicated Friend Nesmith 2:27
Conversations Nesmith 3:27
Side Two
Tengo Amore Nesmith 3:00
Listen to the Band Nesmith 2:35
Bye, Bye, Bye Nesmith 3:17
Lady of the Valley Nesmith 2:57
Hello Lady Nesmith 3:49
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Michael Nesmith-guitar, vocals
Red Rhodes-pedal steel guitar
Glen Hardin-piano
John London-bass
John Ware-drums
with:
Produced by: Michael Nesmith

 

Nevada Fighter / Here I Am
Nesmith (3:06) / Nesmith (3:15)
RCA 0453, 4/71 BB

 

Nevada Fighter
RCA Victor SP-4497
5/71
Back Cover

Side One
Grand Ennui Nesmith 2:10
Propinquity (I've Just Begun to Care) Nesmith 2:59
Here I Am Nesmith 3:19
Only Bound Nesmith 3:28
Nevada Fighter Nesmith 3:09
Side Two
Texas Morning Caslteman-Murphey 3:23
Tumbling Tumbleweeds Nolan 3:44
I Looked Away Clapton-Whitlock 3:16
Rainmaker Nilsson-Martin 3:18
René Rhodes 1:42
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Michael Nesmith-guitar, vocals
Red Rhodes-pedal steel guitar
Glen Hardin-piano
John London-bass
John Ware-drums
with:
James Burton-guitar
Al Casey-guitar
Michael Cohen-keyboards
Max Bennett-bass
Joe Osborne-bass
Ron Tutt-drums
Produced by: Michael Nesmith

 

Texas Morning³ / Tumbling Tumbleweeds
Caslteman-Murphey (3:00) / Nolan (3:44)
RCA 0491, 6/71

 
I've Just Begun To Care (Propinquity) / Only Bound
Nesmith (2:59) / Nesmith (3:23)
RCA 0540, 10/71

 

 


Nesmith Covers
Different Drum The Stone Poneys (Evergreen Volume 2) 8/66
Mary, Mary Butterfield Blues Band (East-West) 8/66
Propinquity The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy) 2/70
Some Of Shelly's Blues The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy) 2/70
  The Stone Poneys (Volume 3) 2/70

Links!  

Official Monkees web sitet
Michael Nesmith web site
Michael Nesmith's Videoranch

 


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