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Can you name the facts about the Monkees?

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Vocalist, guitarist, tambourine and maracas player
Vocalist, drummer
Vocalist, guitarist
Vocalist, bassist, keyboardist, banjo player
The producer responsible for getting the band together
The channel that hosted their sitcom from 1966 to 1968
Their first album, which hit #1 in the US and UK in 1966
Their debut single, which hit #1 in the US only
Their second album, which hit #1 in the US and UK in 1967
The #1 single to come off of their second album, later covered by Smash Mouth in the 90s
The derisive nickname given to the Monkees due to the idea they were a knockoff of the Beatles
The legendary guitarist who opened for the Monkees 1967 tour, but was infamously booed off by their fans
The glam rock star who changed his name in 1967 to avoid being confused with one of the Monkees
Their last #1 single (in the US) off of their album 'The Birds, the Bees, and the Monkees'
The feature film they did following the cancellation of their show, which included cameos by Frank Zappa and Carol Doda
This Men at Work album broke the record for longest time spent at #1 by a debut album, which the Monkees held until 1982
The two networks generally credited with the revival of the Monkees in the 80s due to re-airing their TV series (name one)
The Monkees song covered by Run-DMC in 1988; the original song did not chart in the US while Run-DMC's version did
The movie the Monkees appeared in in 1995 as a prom band; the movie was based on an early 70s sitcom
Their last studio album, recorded in 1998
The year that the first Monkee mentioned in this quiz died

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