I'm a Believer: My Life of Monkees, Music, and Madness

Overview

In fascinating, star-studded anecdotes, original Monkee Micky Dolenz takes readers from his starring role at age 12 as TV's "Circus Boy," to the open casting call that brought the Monkees together, through the creative conflicts that finally drove them apart. Along the way you'll find hilarious anecdotes about his adventures as a Monkee—the girls, the parties, the celebrities—as well as the harder-edged realities of a life lived in front of a camera.

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Overview

In fascinating, star-studded anecdotes, original Monkee Micky Dolenz takes readers from his starring role at age 12 as TV's "Circus Boy," to the open casting call that brought the Monkees together, through the creative conflicts that finally drove them apart. Along the way you'll find hilarious anecdotes about his adventures as a Monkee—the girls, the parties, the celebrities—as well as the harder-edged realities of a life lived in front of a camera.

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Editorial Reviews

Fox News
Mark Bego [is] one of the most prolific writers of oldtime rock star biographies...
— Catherine Donaldson-Evans
Asbury Park Sunday Press
...for readers ofI'm a Believer: My Life of Monkees, Music and Madness, Dolenz's updated autobiography, there are plenty of eye-openers.
— Mark Voger, staff writer
Goldmine
His story is certainly woth a read.
Fox News - Catherine Donaldson-Evans
Mark Bego [is] one of the most prolific writers of oldtime rock star biographies...
Asbury Park Press - Mark Voger
...for readers ofI'm a Believer: My Life of Monkees, Music and Madness, Dolenz's updated autobiography, there are plenty of eye-openers.
Goldmine
His story is certainly woth a read.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815412847
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Edition description: Updated Edition
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 654,701
  • Product dimensions: 6.62 (w) x 8.94 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Bego is the author of over 40 best-selling books on rock and rool and show business, including two New York Times Best Sellers, a Los Angeles Times Best Seller, and a Chicago Tribune Best SEller, three million-sellers, and two half-million selling titles. With over 10 million books in print, he is acknowledged as the best-selling biographer in the rock and pop music field. His biographies have included Madonna (0815410514), Cher: If You Believe (0815411537) and Bette Midler (081541232).

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  • Posted June 6, 2012

    I am a Believer!

    If you are a Monkees fan, and particularly a Micky Dolenz fan, you will enjoy this book. A positive and entertaining account of his life as a Monkee.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2012

    very highly recommended

    Well, i love anything that has to do with the monkees, whether it be solo or with the group itself, it doesn't matter to me, i love them all!

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