Died lead singer of The Monkees Davy Jones

Died lead singer of The Monkees Davy JonesLead singer of The Monkees Davy Jones died Wednesday in Florida of a heart attack at the 67th year of life, informs RIA "news" referring to AP.Musician since early morning began to choke, doctors ambulance took him to the hospital, but there the experts could only say death, explained the agent of the artist Helen Kensick.Jones was born in the English Manchester on 30 December 1945. Since childhood, he played in musical and television productions, for the role of Artful Dodger in the musical "Oliver Twist" was nominated for a Tony award. In 1966, according to the results of a large contest was selected in the music group, which was created for NBC as the American answer to The Beatles.The four artists whose joint life and adventures on the road were the topic of a television show called The Monkees. In addition to Jones it consisted of Mike Nesmith, Peter TORK and Mickey Dolenc. Each of them had to play someone from "the Beatles" - and Jones portrayed the conqueror of girls ' hearts McCartney.Among their most popular works is the song I'm A Believer, recently again made popular by the animated film "Shrek", as well as Daydream Believer and Last Train to Clarksville. The last song was released in 1966 as a single and topped the national charts. Subsequently, a scandal - it was discovered that not all musicians can really play, and for Studio recordings they invited keyboardist and drummer.In 1968, the show decided to end on a 58-series, and in 1970 the band broke up, but periodically, Jones, Nesmith, TORK and Dolenc reunited, gave joint concerts and even released the album Pool It!, after which in 1987 was honored with a star on the Hollywood walk of fame.Third wife Jones, Jessica Pacheco, was his Junior by almost half. They met during rehearsals of the musical "Cinderella" and in recent years lived in Florida. Source: Dead lead singer of The Monkees Davy Jones.

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