Category Archives: The Monkees

The Monkees complete recording two tracks 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 28 1967)


Video: 'No Time [Second Version - Tracking Session Composite]'

(Tuesday, March 28, 1967, 12:00 p.m. PST) — The final tracking session for The Monkees‘ third studio album Headquarters took place today at Studio C, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood, with the re-make of “No Time” and an early version of “Just a Game” being recorded. Continue reading The Monkees complete recording two tracks 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 28 1967)

The Monkees complete recording two tracks 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 23 1967)


Video: 'For Pete's Sake [Master Backing Track]'

(Thursday, March 23, 1967, 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m./7:00 p.m.-2:30 a.m. PST)The Monkees recorded “For Pete’s Sake” completed “Shades Of Gray” today at Studio C, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood during the group’s recording sessions for the album Headquarters. Continue reading The Monkees complete recording two tracks 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 23 1967)

The Monkees work on three tracks 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 22 1967)


Video: 'Early Morning Blues and Greens [Mono Master]'

(Wednesday, March 22, 1967, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m./1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m./6:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. PST)The Monkees recorded “Early Morning Blues And Greens,” overdubbed Cello and French horn on “Shades Of Gray” and recorded an early version of “No Time” today at Studio C, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood during the group’s recording sessions for the album Headquarters. Continue reading The Monkees work on three tracks 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 22 1967)

The Monkees work on two tracks 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 19 1967)


Video: 'The Story of Rock & Roll [Second Version - Tracking Session Take 5A]'

(Sunday, March 19, 1967, 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m./6:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m. PST)The Monkees recorded a second version of “The Story Of Rock And Roll” jammed to “Don’t Be Cruel” and completed recording “I Can’t Get Her Off My Mind” today at Studio C, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood during the group’s recording sessions for the album Headquarters. Continue reading The Monkees work on two tracks 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 19 1967)

The Monkees complete second version of ‘I’ll Spend My Life With You’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 18 1967)


Video: 'Six-String Improvisation'

(Saturday, March 18, 1967, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m./6:00 p.m.-2:30 a.m. PST)The Monkees attempt to record “The Story Of Rock & Roll” & “Six-String Improvisation” and completed a second version of “I’ll Spend My Life With You” today at Studio C, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood during the group’s recording sessions for the album Headquarters. Continue reading The Monkees complete second version of ‘I’ll Spend My Life With You’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 18 1967)

The Monkees work on ‘I Can’t Get Her Off My Mind’ and ‘No Time’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 17 1967)


Video: 'No Time [First Version - Tracking Session Composite Takes 3 to 5]'

(Friday, March 17, 1967, 12:30-3:30 p.m./4:00-7:00 p.m. PST)The Monkees worked on “I Can’t Get Her Off My Mind,” “Two-Part Invention in F Major,” “No Time,” “Blues,” “Banjo Jam” and “Cripple Creek” today at Studio C, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood during the group’s recording sessions for the album Headquarters. Continue reading The Monkees work on ‘I Can’t Get Her Off My Mind’ and ‘No Time’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 17 1967)

The Monkees record second version of ‘You Just May Be The One’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 16 1967)


Video: 'Shades Of Gray [Master Backing Track Take 98]'

(Thursday, March 16, 1967, 12:00-3:30 p.m./4:00-7:00 p.m. PST)The Monkees recorded an early version of “Masking Tape” and completed a second version of “You Just May Be The One” today at Studio C, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood during the group’s recording sessions for the album Headquarters. Continue reading The Monkees record second version of ‘You Just May Be The One’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 16 1967)

The Monkees record early version of ‘Pillow Time’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 14 1967)


Video: 'Pillow Time [Take 1 Vocal]'

(Tuesday, March 14, 1967, 12:00 noon-? PST)The Monkees recorded an early version of “Pillow Time” and “Micky In Carlsbad Cavern” today at Studio C, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood during the group’s recording sessions for the album Headquarters. Continue reading The Monkees record early version of ‘Pillow Time’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 14 1967)