The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/6/1996
  • Label: Sundazed Music Inc.
  • UPC: 090771504913
  • Catalog Number: 5049
  • Sales rank: 253,884

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Dream World (3:16)
  2. 2 Auntie's Municipal Court (3:55)
  3. 3 We Were Made for Each Other (2:24)
  4. 4 Tapioca Tundra (3:03)
  5. 5 Daydream Believer (2:58)
  6. 6 Writing Wrongs (5:06)
  7. 7 I'll Be Back up on My Feet (2:16)
  8. 8 The Poster (2:21)
  9. 9 P.O. Box 9847 (3:16)
  10. 10 Magnolia Simms (3:48)
  11. 11 Valleri (2:15)
  12. 12 Zor and Zam (2:10)
  13. 13 Alvin (0:27)
  14. 14 I'm Gonna Try (2:44)
  15. 15 P.O. Box 9847 (3:15)
  16. 16 The Girl I Left Behind Me (2:40)
  17. 17 Lady's Baby (2:29)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Monkees Primary Artist
Ray Kelley Cello
Bill Martin Percussion
Buddy Miles Drums
Michael Nesmith Guitar, Vocals
Harry Nilsson Keyboards
Stephen 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 Sr. Guitar
Davy Jones Vocals
Micky Dolenz Guitar, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals
Philip Goldberg Viola
Al 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
Al 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
The 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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Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great CD

    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.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Nostalgic '60s for a rainy day.

    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.

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