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Mike Nesmith, singer-musician of the Monkees, dies at 78

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Singer and musician Michael Nesmith, who found fame with the Monkees in the 1960s before becoming a solo act and a pioneer in music video, has died. His death comes less than a month after his final Monkees concert. Nesmith, 78, died “surrounded by family, peacefully and of natural causes,” his family said in a statement Friday. The Monkees, made up of Nesmith, Davy Jones, Peter Tork and Micky Dolenz, were a smash on TV and on the pop charts in the 1960s. Dolenz is now the last survivor. Nesmith and Dolenz had toured this year, playing their final show as the Monkees on Nov. 14 in Las Vegas. “…

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