Michael Nesmith, a singer and guitarist for the hit group The Monkees, died on Friday at the age of 78. Nesmith, who had undergone quadruple bypass surgery in 2018, died at home Friday of natural causes, his family said in a statement.
Michael Nesmith rose to fame initially as a member of The Monkees, but went on to have a long and influential career in music, television and movie production. He died Friday at 78.
Brian Wilson, Susanna Hoffs and Patton Oswalt are among the famous fans saluting the legacy of Michael Nesmith, the Monkees musician who died Friday.
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Nancy TaylorTennyson Micky Dolenz is the last remaining Monkee! I was crazy about this group when I was 13 years old! I can still remember meeting them when they came to Portland Oregon. I’m certain that he can’t remember coming here! My deepest condolences, Micky.
zen fetah Oh no, I can’t stand hearing this kind of news. You made us laugh n sing along n be young n free. All u monkeys just made us so happy. Thank u so much 4 all the fun memories. Condolences 2 your family n I hope u meet up with Davey n Pete n cheer 4 ur last member mucky. Rip Mike.