Monkeeing Around

What are we doing hangin’ ’round?

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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Elaine Sweatman
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Charles Kelso

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

Monkeeing Around – Success Story – Episode 29

This week we’re MONKEEING AROUND with “Success Story,” a surprisingly dramatic episode of The Monkees. Does drama work in The Monkees? Did they find a balance with the comedy? What might the other three Monkees’ families have been like? We tackle all of that, and more! Monkeeing Around is a

Monkeeing Around – Micky Tour Review! – Episode 27

This week we’re MONKEEING AROUND with special guests Derek Miner and Matt Sweatman to review the first show of Micky’s Headquarters tour! We share our experiences and opinions of the show, along with some special audio clips! Monkeeing Around is a part of the ESO Podcast Network, Executive Producer Mike

Monkeeing Around- New Monkee Marty Ross Part Two – Episode 26

This week we’re still MONKEEING AROUND with New Monkee Marty Ross! In part two of our talk with Marty Ross we discussed Marty’s early childhood band, his transition from a pariah in the Monkee Fan community to host of MonkeeMania Radio, the thirty year secret behind the song Affection, how

Monkeeing Around – New Monkee Marty Ross Part One – Episode 25

This week we’re MONKEEING AROUND with New Monkee Marty Ross! In part one of our freewheeling discussion with Marty Ross we talk about Marty’s early career, his time as a New Monkee, MonkeeMania Radio, Star Trek, pop culture, success, failure, his new album, and much more! Don’t miss Marty’s upcoming

Monkeeing Around – Annie Maynard and the Young Generation – Episode 23

This week we’re MONKEEING AROUND with Annie Maynard to discuss the young generation of Monkees fans! What is it about about the Monkees that continues to draw young people half a century later? Monkeeing Around is a part of the ESO Podcast Network, Executive Producer Mike Faber.

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