The group released a new album entitled Justusthe first album since 's Headquarters that featured the band members performing all instrumental duties.
It was the last time all four Monkees performed together. In FebruaryJones confirmed rumours of another Monkees reunion. Jones is the next closest member of the Monkees to Micky Dolenz who had worked with the band since its inception. The exceptions have been the new songs recorded in and since his death see below. The store sold "hip" clothing and accessories and also allowed customers to design their own clothes. Bell Recordsthen having a string of hits with The Partridge Familysigned Jones to a somewhat inflexible solo record contract in Mike Nesmith had not been interested in a reunion due largely to his dislike of touring.
Peter Tork claimed later that he had not been asked, which agreed with what one of the CD booklets stated that they did not know where he was at that time. The single featured Douglas's and Howard Kaylan 's " Christmas Is My Time of Year " originally recorded by a s supergroup, Christmas Spiritwith a B-side of Irving Berlin 's " White Christmas " Douglas released a remixed version of the single, with additional overdubbed instruments, in Jones also continued his acting career after the Monkees, either as himself or another character.
He returned to theatre several times after the Monkees. An original cast recording was made and released. The comedic chemistry of Jones and Dolenz proved so strong that the show was revived in with Nilsson inserting additional comedy for the two, plus two more songs, with one of them " Gotta Get Up " being sung by Jones and Dolenz. The show was considered so good that it was planned to be revived again in but it proved cost prohibitive source CD booklet "Harry Nilsson's The Point".
His two former fellow Monkees Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork had already appeared separately as characters on previous episodes. Suddenly in episode eight of the 3rd season titled "Rave On"all three former-Monkees turn up, although they did not play the Monkees per se Davy Jones is "Reginald Fairfield", while Dolenz is "Gordy" and Tork is "Jedediah Lawrence". Much of the comedy of the show is thrown to Jones.
However at the climax of the program the three are put on stage together and perform the classic Buddy Holly song " Not Fade Away ", and the Temptations ' " My Girl ". As an inside-joke, actor Dave Madden who'd played the manager on " The Partridge Family " cameoed as a manager who suddenly appeared wanting to handle the "new" group telling them that they "could be bigger than the Beatles ".
Despite his A B C D - Various - Non Stop Hot Dance (Vinyl high profile after the end of the Monkees, Jones struggled to establish himself as a solo music artist. Glenn A. Bakerauthor of Monkeemania: The True Story of the Monkeescommented in that "for an artist as versatile and confident as Davy Jones, the relative failure of his post-Monkees activities is puzzling.
For all his cocky predictions to the press about his future plans, Davy fell into a directionless heap when left to his own devices. The continued popularity of his Brady Bunch appearance led to his being cast as himself in The Brady Bunch Movie. Jones sang his signature solo hit "Girl", with a grunge band providing backing,  this time with middle-aged women swooning over him.
InJones released Just Mean album of his own songs, some written for the album and others originally on Monkees releases. In AprilJones recorded the single "Your Personal Penguin",  written by children's author Sandra Boyntonas a companion piece to her new board book of the same title. InJones released a collection of classics and standards from the s through the s entitled She. In DecemberYahoo! Music named Jones the "Number 1 teen idol of all time".
Jones was married three times. In Decemberhe married Dixie Linda Haines, with whom he had been living. Their relationship had been kept out of the public eye until after the birth of their first child in October It caused a considerable backlash for Jones from his fans when it was finally made public. Jones later stated in Tiger Beat magazine, "I kept my marriage a secret because I believe stars should be allowed a private life.
The marriage ended in Jones married his second wife, Anita Pollinger, on 24 Januaryand also had two daughters with her: Jessica Lillian born 4 September and Annabel Charlotte born 26 June They divorced in during the Monkees' 30th-anniversary reunion tour.
This was Pacheco's third marriage as well. Phil show in April Pacheco was omitted from Jones's will, which he had made before their marriage. His oldest daughter Talia, whom he named his executrix, was granted by the court the unusual request that her father's will be sealed, on the basis that "planning documents and financial affairs as public opinion could have a material effect on his copyrights, royalties and ongoing goodwill.
In addition to his career as an entertainer, Jones's other great love was horses. Training as a jockey in his teens in the UK, he had intended to pursue a career as a professional race jockey.
He held an amateur rider's licence and rode in his first race at Newbury in Berkshire for renowned trainer Toby Balding. Jones also had horse ownership interests in both the US and the UK, and served as a commercial spokesman for Colonial Downs racetrack in Virginia.
Plans were also announced to erect a plaque to commemorate Jones next to a Monkey Puzzle tree on the course. On the morning of 29 FebruaryJones went to tend to his 14 horses at A B C D - Various - Non Stop Hot Dance (Vinyl farm in Indiantown, Florida.
After riding one of his favourite horses around the track, he complained of chest pains and difficulty breathing, and was rushed to Martin Memorial South Hospital in Stuart, Floridawhere he was pronounced dead of a severe heart attack resulting from arteriosclerosis. To avoid drawing attention to the grieving family, the three surviving Monkees did not attend.
A public memorial service was held on 10 March in BeavertownPennsylvanianear a church Jones had purchased for future renovation. On 12 March, a private memorial service was held in Jones's home town of OpenshawManchester, at Lees Street Congregational Church, where Jones performed as a child in church plays. The news of Jones's death triggered a surge of Internet traffic, causing sales of the Monkees' music to increase dramatically.
Guitarist Michael Nesmith stated that Jones's "spirit and soul live well in my heart, among all the lovely people, who remember with me the good times, and the healing times, that were created for so many, including us. I have fond memories. I wish him safe travels. They were his band. We were his side men. Still in shock. There are a lot of people who are grieving pretty hard. If you want to reduce static A B C D - Various - Non Stop Hot Dance (Vinyl when playing a record then get one of these.
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