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Birds, The Bees & The Monkees
     

The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees

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by The Monkees
 

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Product Details

Release Date:
08/06/1996
Label:
Sundazed Music Inc.
UPC:
0090771504913
catalogNumber:
5049
Rank:
145997

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Monkees   Primary Artist
Ray Kelley   Cello
Bill Martin   Percussion
Buddy Miles   Drums
Michael Nesmith   Guitar,Vocals
Harry Nilsson   Keyboards
Steve Stills   Guitar
Buddy Childers   Trumpet
Don Randi   Piano,Harpsichord
Lou Blackburn   Trombone
Pete Candoli   Trumpet
Stan Levey   Percussion,Drums
Lyle Ritz   Bass
Keith Allison   Guitar
James Burton   Guitar
Mike Deasy   Guitar
Davy Jones   Vocals
Micky Dolenz   Guitar,Drums,Keyboards,Vocals
Philip Goldberg   Viola
Porcino   Trumpet
Victor Arno   Violin
Israel Baker   Violin
Hal Blaine   Drums
Robert Barene   Violin
Max Bennett   Bass
Milt Bernhart   Trombone
Dennis Budimir   Guitar
Red Callender   Bass
Roy Caton   Trumpet
John Cave   Horn
Bill Chadwick   Guitar
Gary Coleman   Percussion
Chip Douglas   Bass
Gene Estes   Percussion
Frederick Seykora   Cello
John Gross   French Horn
Hendrickson   Guitar
Milt Holland   Percussion,Drums
Jim Horn   Saxophone
Howard Roberts   Guitar
Jack Sheldon   Trumpet
Nathan Kaproff   Violin
George Kast   Violin
Richard Leith   Bass Trombone
Marvin Limonick   Violin
John Lowe   Saxophone
Edgar Lustgarten   Cello
Jacqueline Lustgarten   Cello
Arthur Maebe   Horn
Lew McCreary   Trombone
Jay Migliori   Saxophone
Keith Mitchell   Piano
Ollie Mitchell   Trumpet
Erno Neufeld   Violin
Jack Nimitz   Baritone Saxophone
Earl Palmer   Drums
Jack Pepper   Violin
Richard Perissi   Horn
Clyde Reasinger   Trumpet
George Roberts   Trombone
Frank Rosolino   Trombone
Peter Tork   Bass,Guitar,Piano,Vocals
Lance Wakely   Guitar
Vincent DeRosa   French Horn
Eleanor Slatkin   Cello
Anthony Terran   Trumpet
Gerry McGee   Guitar
Alex Murray   Violin
Richard L. Noel   Trombone,French Horn
Kurt Reher   Cello
Brendan Cahill   Percussion
Richard Dey   Bass
Marie Fera   Cello
Fast Eddie Hoh   Drums
Michael Melvoin   Piano,Harpsichord
Elliot Fisher   Violin
Sam Freed   Violin
Ambrose Russo   Violin
William Hood   Saxophone
Manuel Stevens   Trumpet
Joe Osborn   Bass
Jerry Williams   Percussion
Paul T. Smith   Piano
Bill Lewis   Drums
Phillip Teele   Bass Trombone
David Duke   Horn

Technical Credits

Neil Sedaka   Composer
Monkees   Producer
Michael Nesmith   Composer
Keith Allison   Composer
Carole Bayer Sager   Composer
Shorty Rogers   Arranger
Peter Abbott   Engineer
Hank Cicalo   Engineer
Henry Diltz   Contributor
Chip Douglas   Producer
David Getz   Contributor
Don McGinnis   Arranger
Andrew Sandoval   Liner Notes
Peter Tork   Composer
George Fischoff   Composer
Dwayne Midikiff   Contributor

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The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
From the opening song you will immediately detect something's amiss with this album: every Monkees album before this started with a fast, catchy song, but this starts with a sweet Davy song. In fact, the album is structured almost entirely by the pattern: sweet Davy song, eerie song by other band member, sweet Davy song, eerie song by other band member, sweet Davy song... That's not to say it's a bad album. 'Valleri' is one of the best-sounding commercial pop songs ever written, in my opinion, and I'd buy the album for that song alone. It also contains the (sweet Davy song) hit 'Daydream Believer' ('It's cause I'm short, I know...'), and some cool-sounding (eerie) pieces like 'Writing Wrongs' and 'Zor and Zam.' For a listening album as a whole, it's good for when you're in a nostalgic '60s mood on a rainy day, a mood reinforced by the album cover. One bonus track, 'Lady's Baby,' makes a lot more sense and is more humorous in this alternate version, I think: in the Missing Links version it is too easy to ignore it and assume that 'baby' is slang for a girl, rather than a real baby.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The Birds the Bees and the Monkees is great. It has some of the best songs such as I'll be Back up on my Feet, Day Dream Beliver, Valleri, P.O. Box 9847, I'm Gonna Try and The Girl I Left Behind Me. Alvin is great and funny too.