Category Archives: The Monkees

‘Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.’ album by The Monkees peaks at #1 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 2 1967)


Video: 'Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. [Deluxe Edition]' (first 13 videos comprise the original album)

(Saturday, December 2, 1967)Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd., the fourth studio album by The Monkees, peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Top LP’s chart for five consecutive weeks (Dec 2/9/16/23/30, 1967). Continue reading ‘Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.’ album by The Monkees peaks at #1 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 2 1967)

‘Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.’ album by The Monkees released 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 6 1967)


Video: 'Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. [Deluxe Edition]' (first 13 videos comprise the original album)

(Monday, November 6, 1967)Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd., the fourth studio album issued by The Monkees when members of the made-for-TV group were exerting more control over its music and had started to play many of the instruments themselves, something their record company had previously forbidden, was released today in the U.S. Continue reading ‘Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.’ album by The Monkees released 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 6 1967)

‘Daydream Believer’/’Goin’ Down’ single by The Monkees released 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 25 1967)


Video: 'Daydream Believer (2010 Remastered Version)'

(Wednesday, October 25, 1967) — The single “Daydream Believer”/“Goin’ Down” by The Monkees was released today. Continue reading ‘Daydream Believer’/’Goin’ Down’ single by The Monkees released 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 25 1967)

The Monkees complete recording fourth studio album 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 16 1967)


Video: 'Star Collector (stereo remix)' (at 31:08)

(Monday, October 16, 1967, 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. PDT) — The Monkees completed “Star Collector” today at United Recorders Studio A in Hollywood, completing the recording sessions for their fourth studio album Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd (released Nov. 6, 1967). Continue reading The Monkees complete recording fourth studio album 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 16 1967)

The Monkees complete ‘Don’t Call On Me’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 9 1967)


Video: 'Don't Call On Me (stereo remix)' (at 28:18)

(Monday, October 9, 1967) — The Monkees completed “Don’t Call On Me” today at RCA Victor Studios in Hollywood for their fourth studio album Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. Continue reading The Monkees complete ‘Don’t Call On Me’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 9 1967)

The Monkees complete four tracks, work on fifth 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 4 1967)


Video: 'Star Collector (Alternate Mono Mix)'

(Wednesday, October 4, 1967, evening PDT) — The Monkees completed an early version of “Star Collector” (at American Recording Co. in Studio City, California) and finished off “Goin’ Down,” “Daily Nightly” “The Door into Summer” and “Peter Percival Patterson’s Pet Pig Porky” tonight at Western Recorders, Studio One, in Hollywood, all but one (“Goin’ Down” would be issued as the flip-side of “Daydream Believer” single) for their fourth studio album Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd . Continue reading The Monkees complete four tracks, work on fifth 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 4 1967)

The Monkees work on two tracks 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 3 1967)


Video: 'The Door Into Summer (2007 Remastered Alternate Mix)'

(Tuesday, October 3, 1967) — The Monkees completed an early version of “The Door into Summer” and an official studio version (vs. the TV version recorded on Aug. 21, 1967) of “Riu Chiu” today at RCA Victor Studios in Hollywood, the former for their fourth studio album Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. Continue reading The Monkees work on two tracks 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 3 1967)