Mike, Peter, and others watch Hendrix play guitar in July 1967 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The blonde lady in the lower right corner is Lynne Randell, who also opened for The Monkees during their summer tour that year. (Photo by Micky Dolenz)
Alan Smith critiqued one of The Monkees' performances at Wembley in a July 1967 issue of the British music magazine New Musical Express.
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The review was recently reprinted in The History of Rock (1967), published by Uncut magazine. The issue contains a couple of different articles on The Monkees and features Jimi Hendrix on the cover. Copies are available at bookstores and online.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience was the opening act for the first seven dates of The Monkees' 1967 summer tour. Previous blog posts about Jimi and The Monkees can be found in the archives.
David Pearl was a friend of Mike's from Texas who eventually moved to California and immediately became involved in the Monkees project. Through Nez, Pearl became Peter's stand-in on The Monkees' television show and was often seen as an extra on many of the episodes. He also became very good friends with Davy. This article comes from the November 1967 issue of 16 Magazine.