Did the Monkees do acid?
Nesmith spent most of the ’70s trying to piece together his post-Monkees life by following a series of gurus and experimenting with the psychedelic, LSD. “Once I took it I could see how different life looked,” he says of the experience.
Did the Monkees have groupies?
The Monkees would’ve known from groupies, as the young celebrities par excellence, they had girls by the thousands throwing themselves at them. In 1967, Jones neither wanted the girls he slept with, nor did he want them to sleep with other people.
Did Michael Nesmith do drugs?
He said, ‘No, I don’t do drugs. ‘ I said, ‘Well, there’s a different feeling about grass and everything. If you ever want to smoke it, I’ve got some. ‘ He said, ‘OK, how about now?’
When did Peter Tork get sober?
He served three months in 1972 for possession of hashish, and he didn’t get sober, he later said, until 1981. Eventually the Monkees also did something else that real dissolved rock bands do when the individuals are spinning their wheels with solo careers: They got back together for reunion tours.
Are the Monkees still performing?
The Monkees is currently touring across 1 country and has 2 upcoming concerts. Their next tour date is at Johnny Mercer Theatre in Savannah, after that they’ll be at Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville.
Did the monkeys know how do you play instruments?
Nesmith and Dolenz played guitar, and Dolenz took drum lessons, so he could play drums on camera. Tork played guitar, keyboards and banjo. Jones learned to play drums and guitar, and a custom bass guitar was made specially for him.
Did the Monkees use drugs?
… As for drugs, erm, well…they all did drugs, in the ’60s and beyond. Micky also wrote in his book about how much pot he smoked in the ’70s, and Peter went into slightly harder drug territory and actually did cocaine briefly (but he got completely clean and quit all drugs and drinking around 1980/1981).
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Did the Monkees ever do drugs?