My Favorite Albums – More of the Monkees – The Monkees

Another of my favorite albums is More of the Monkees. Now I know you’re all saying why didn’t I pick, the first album or Headquarters or Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. or The Birds, The Bees, and The Monkees or Head which are all incredible and I love very much. Well, this was the first Monkees album that I owned.

I got the singles as they were released, but the LP I received as birthday or Christmas presents and somehow got this 1967 2nd Monkees record first! It is a great Album with songs like She, Your Auntie Grizelda, Look Out (Here Comes Tomorrow), I’m A Believer and (I’m Not Your) Steppin’ Stone. The TV show was airing then and this gave me a way to have the Monkees all the time instead of just 30 minutes a week!

More of the Monkees was released January 9, 1967 on Colgems label #102. It replaced the Monkees first album “The Monkees” on the Billboard Top 200 chart and remained number 1 for 18 weeks, the most of any Monkees album. It was also number 1 in the U.K. and has been certified quintuple platinum by the RIAA .

Author: Doyle

I was born in Atlanta, moved to Alpharetta at 4, lived there for 53 years and moved to Decatur in 2016. I've worked at such places as Richway, North Fulton Medical Center, Management Science America (Computer Tech/Project Manager) and Stacy's Compounding Pharmacy (Pharmacy Tech).

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