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Dolenz, Jones, Boyce & Hart: Remembering the Feeling (Part 5 of 5)

Continued from Part Four… A stop in Singapore found the group encountering some difficulty. “We were the first American rock band to be allowed in to play in the country,” Hart says. “It’s very controlled, very buttoned-down. We were told ahead of time, ‘When you get off the plane in Singapore, your hair cannot touch

Dolenz, Jones, Boyce & Hart: Remembering the Feeling (Part 4 of 5)

Continued from Part Three… The group did a fair number of television appearances in early 1976, guesting on The Mike Douglas Show, The Dinah Shore Show and even Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert. For the talk show spots, they performed the album’s lead track, “I Remember the Feeling.” The band’s U.S. tour ended in grand style,

Dolenz, Jones, Boyce & Hart: Remembering the Feeling (Part 3 of 5)

Continued from Part Two… But a falling out with the backing musicians meant that they wouldn’t last long. After the group’s first week-long domestic tour leg, the backing musicians showed up with a manager. In Allison’s words, they attempted to extort him, demanding a larger share of profits. Keeping them around while he quietly put

Dolenz, Jones, Boyce & Hart: Remembering the Feeling (Part 2 of 5)

Continued from Part One… Jennings’ boyfriend at the time was none other than Bobby Hart. “We invited Claudia’s masseuse to come for Thanksgiving dinner,” Hart recalls. “And she said, ‘Can I bring my son? He would love to be in the music business!’” When Hart met deWalden – whom he characterizes as “this flamboyant Italian

Dolenz, Jones, Boyce & Hart: Remembering the Feeling (Part 1 of 5)

The Monkees were a ‘60s phenomenon, but their popularity extends to this day. Yet one significant chapter in the group’s history is often overlooked: a mid ‘70s reunion of two of its members, Micky Dolenz and Davy Jones. Working with the hit songwriting team of Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart, they formed a mid-1970s pop