SPRING INTO SUMMER 2016 – ‘You Bring The Summer’
Celebrating the Music & Good Times of The Monkees
The Monkees were Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork and Davy Jones who sold more than 75 million records worldwide and had international hits, including Last Train To Clarksville; Pleasant Valley Sunday; Daydream believer; I’m A Believer.The Monkees were originally active between 1965 and 1971, with subsequent reunion albums and tours in the decades that followed. They were formed in Los Angeles in 1965 for the American television series The Monkees which aired from 1966 to 1968.
The sitcom was canceled in 1968, but the band in various combinations continued to record music through until 2016 and released 12 albums including the most recent ‘Good Times’ in 2016. In America their achievements include: They Had the top-charting American single of 1967 with ‘I’m A believer’, they were the first music artist to win two Emmy awards, They had seven albums on the Billboard top 200 chart at the same time in 1986-1987. They are the only recording act to have four No. 1 albums in a 12-month span. They held the record for the longest stay at No. 1 for a debut record album up until 1982.
Their songs have been admired and covered by musicians including: Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Linda Ronstadt, Ann Murray, Run-DMC, Smash Mouth, The Sex Pistols, George Benson … and many more
On Friday November 25 The Goulburn Club will take you back to the years of the late ‘60s and beyond to the fun, music and innocence of the Monkee years with all the sights, sounds and flavours to take you back to that time.
A variety of performers will each perform their own versions of one to three of their favourite Monkees songs each.
We’d love to hear your interpretation of a Monkee’s song. Make it your own in any way you like. Hopefully we’ll get a huge variety on the night. If you would like to be involved please contact the Entertainment Coordinator.
Performers Already listed for the night include:
GRUB – Hey Hey We’re The Monkees, Different drum, A Little Bit You,
BURG – You Bring The Summer; Daydream Believer; Some Of Shellys Blues
Faith White – Three 60s classics from the Monkees era!
Ron Mac – Take A Giant Step; I Wanna Be Free; DW Washburn; No Time.
Mellissa Lane – I’m A Believer; Stand by Me; 500 miles; Leaving on a jet plane; Bad moon rising.
Cara & Braeden – I‘m A Believer, Last Train To Clarksville, Stepping Stone
Richard Harding – Listen To The Band; I Think I Might Travel To Rio; Propinquity
Simianside – What Am I Doing Hangin’ Round; Mary Mary; Sweet Young Thing; going down
Apeshit – Look Out; Here Comes Tomorrow, (& 2 surprises)