Monkeeing Around

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Monkeeing Around is a podcast discussing The Monkees, from their award winning TV show and chart topping music to their solo endeavors and side projects.

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Veronica Belmont
Charles Kelso

Monkeeing Around – The Beatles and The Rolling Stones – Bonus Episode 1

The biggest bands of the Sixties are back on top sixty years later! Join us for a special bonus episode commemorating this special moment in music history as we discuss The Beatles new #1 single, “Now and Then,” and The Rolling Stones hit album, Hackney Diamonds! We are thrilled to

Monkeeing Around – Dolenz Sings R.E.M. and Wuxtry Records! – Episode 40

This week we’re Monkeeing Around with a new EP from Micky Dolenz and 7a Records, Dolenz Sings R.E.M.! We review the new EP and recount our adventures at the record release party at Wuxtry Records in Athens, GA, joined by Derek Miner of Cutout Bin and Mixing Links. Monkeeing Around

Monkeeing Around – Head – Episode 39

It’s the 55th Anniversary of HEAD! This week we’re Monkeeing Around with Alan Siler, host of Modern Musicology, and Derek Miner, of Mixing Links: The Monkees on Disk and CutOut Bin, for a discussion of The Monkees’ landmark 1967 film! Monkeeing Around is a part of the ESO Podcast Network,

Monkeeing Around – Monkees in a Ghost Town – Episode 38

This week we’re Monkeeing Around with Monkees in a Ghost Town! We also touch on the latest Monkees news concerning Micky’s new EP, Dolenz Sings REM, from 7a Records, the record release party at Wuxtry Records Athens, a benefit concert for Denny Laine, and the Black Friday Record Store Day

Monkeeing Around – The MonkeeMen Fan Reactions – Episode 37

This week we’re Monkeeing Around with Bryna Dambrowski and Patty Adams to discuss their reactions to the debut performances of The MonkeeMen and their longtime fandom for The Fab Four! Special thanks to Bryna for the audio clips of the MonkeeMen featured in this episode! Visit the MonkeeMen Facebook group

Monkeeing Around – Beautiful: The Carole King Musical – Episode 36

This week we’re Monkeeing Around with Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, which we saw at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville, Ga! We also discuss what happening in the world of the Monkees with Dolenz Sings R.E.M., Micky Dolenz’ new EP from 7a Records, Micky’s record release party at Wuxtry Records

Monkeeing Around – Monkee Magic with Melanie Mitchell – Episode 35

This week we’re MONKEEING AROUND with Melanie Mitchell, author of Monkee Magic: a Book about a TV Show about a Band! We also discuss the upcoming vinyl release of Micky Dolenz Puts You to Sleep from Friday Music and a special on 7a Records’ Dolenz, Jones, Boyce & Hart you

Monkeeing Around – The Monkee Men – Episode 34

This week we’re Monkeeing Around with The Monkee Men! We’re joined by Joshua Jones, Frank Mendonca, and Ron McNeil to discuss their landmark Monkees tribute group on the heels of their first public performance! We also discuss the latest news from 7a Records and Micky Dolenz! In this week’s ‘You

Monkeeing Around – Flower Power Cruise – Episode 33

Join us for a SUPERSIZED MONKEEING AROUND as we give our report on the Flower Power Cruise 2023, featuring exclusive audio recordings! We saw The Zombies, Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits, Peter Asher of Peter and Gordon, Jeremy Clyde of Chad and Jeremy, The Cowsills, The Buckinghams, The Manfreds, Felix

Monkeeing Around – Nora Olsen and Finding Fan a Communitee – Episode 32

This week we’re Monkeeing Around with Monkees fan Nora Olsen to chat about her fandom, from discovering the Monkees in the 1980’s to finding a Monkees fan community in the digital era! We also discuss the upcoming vinyl release of Davy Jones’ ‘It’s Christmas Time Once More’, ‘I’m Told I

Monkeeing Around – Emeen Zarookian – Episode 31

This week we’re Monkeeing Around with Emeen Zarookian, touring guitarist for The Monkees! Emeen talked to us about touring with Micky, Mike and the Monkees, as well as his other projects, Bebopalula, Spirit Kid, and Koala & Giraffe’s Mini Musicals! We also discussed the upcoming 7a Records reissue of Boyce

Monkeeing Around – John Billings – Episode 30

This week we’re MONKEEING AROUND with John Billings, the touring bassist for Micky Dolenz and The Monkees! John chatted with us about his experiences touring with acts like Donna Summer, Rick Springfield, Wynonna Judd and, of course, The Monkees! We also gave us the scoop on his other ventures, Wine

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