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The Day Frank Zappa Confronted Davy Jones

HeadDavy Jones, the lead singer of The Monkees, died on Tuesday. Remembering his strange life, this article resurrects a bizarre list of “forgotten classics” where Jones tried to escape his “teen idol” prison — including his theme to the campy 2006 indie film “Sexina”, and a Harry Nilsson song that ends with a Frank Zappa cameo from the movie Head. (Zappa actually walks on camera escorting a live cow, then tells Davy that “That song was pretty white.”)

There’s also a video of the grunge version of “Girl” that Davy performed in The Brady Bunch Movie in 1995…… Read the rest

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