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“In which the The Monkees prove that they really can write and play and record a song that’s actually pretty darned cool. Too bad it came so late, 1968, from the soundtrack to the movie known as Head, so weird that only people who hated the Monkees liked it, except none of them bothered to go. It took me decades to figure the whole thing out. We’re all just dandruff in Victor Mature’s hair … and something to do with Frank Zappa and a cow.” (Philip Random)

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1019. Some of Shelly’s blues

Mike Nesmith being the Monkee that had genuine songwriting talent and thus a meaningful solo career, Some of Shelly’s Blues being a countrified ballad to make grown men (and women) weep.

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