UPDATE HISTORY
2016


APRIL

APRIL 26:

From the FYE website, I found this Japanese release of the GOOD TIMES CD.
It includes 14 tracks​, including Andy Partridge's "Love's What I Want".

FYE is also promoting an exclusive copy of their first LP on blue vinyl:

The Monkees Live Almanac has all the releases.

 

APRIL 21:

Pics for the upcoming Blu Ray set:

The "Star Collector/Goin' Down" picture sleeve is perfect!

 

Here it is, all the scans from the LP box set, the Classic Album Collection:

 

APRIL 20:

Nez's "Silver Moon" from the Netherlands:

it looks very similar to the German sleeve:

 

APRIL 19:

John Hughes at Rhino says these are the versions that will
be available for "Good Times!"


Mass market CD - 13 tracks.

FYE exclusive CD - 14 tracks, including "A Better World".
FYE exclusive teal-colored vinyl - 13 tracks.

Barnes & Noble exclusive vinyl with bonus 7" of "Love's What I Want"
b/w "A Better World".

iTunes & HD Tracks deluxe edition with "Terrifying" and
"Me & Magdalena (Version 2) and digital booklet.


General release date has been moved up to May 27.
The vinyl LP has been pushed back to July 29.

 

APRIL 16:

Picked these up this morning!

 

 

APRIL 14:

Updated the advertising section of the KLRA The Beat newspaper
which had some nice ads for the Monkees back in '67:

 

Also picked up 2 later records from Rhodesia:


"Listen To The Band/Someday Man"

 


"That Was Then, This Is Now/(Theme From) The Monkees"

 

APRIL 5:

I'm happy to report that reader Derek Miner has confirmed that the
South African mono copy of "The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees"
has the same unique mix as the USA.

The 7 confirmed countries to have this dedicated mono mix:

Australia
India
Israel
Mexico
Puerto Rico
South Africa
USA

More on this issue here.

 

APRIL 1:

The Monkees from Belgium, circa 1978:

They used a picture of "Dolenz, Jones, Boyce & Hart" which
for all intents and purposes was the Monkees for the 70s.

This may be the only picture sleeve of its kind!