Thursday, April 2, 2015

The Monkees in Japan in 1968! Davy and Micky in 1976! Rare Vintage Pics!

Back again with a barrel of Monkees Madness! Click below to enlarge these rare pics!

Above: The captivating cover to a rare Monkees Japanese concert
tour souvenir book! And, what about the insides of the book? Peek below!

Above: The Monkees arrive in Japan in 1968, for a series of sold-out concerts!

Above five images: The Monkees live in concert, in Japan!
The group had stops in Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto!

Above three images: The band during Tokyo press conferences, held during their far East tour in '68!

Above: The Monkees on the set of "Art For Monkees' Sake" in
1967 (left), and the band during their UK press
conference in 1967 (right)!

Above: Davy Jones, pulling a pint and enjoying a fag, during a
rare return to his home turf in Manchester, England, in 1967!

Above: Peter and Micky (with Davy in background) chat between
takes, on location for the episode, "Hillbilly Honeymoon!" 

Above: Tho the lyric deciphering is not quite correct, dig that fab pic faded behind the text! 

Above two images: More outrageous out-takes from the 1966
TV GUIDE photo session of the band! Click here for more!

Above two images: Here's (some of) the band in 1976, reconstituted
as DOLENZ, JONES, BOYCE & HART!  Plus: Davy hits the tennis
courts, the thing in the 70s!


david_b said...

Great pics, I still need to collect their Far East tour books from '68.

BTW.., ooops that UK conference pictured was actually 1967, sir.

Al Bigley said...


Thanks for the catch, sir!

Al Bigley