Peter Tork, a blues musician and folklorist who has become teeny-bopper teenager as a member of the Monkees, the pop-up team, made-up-to-TB immigrants and his / her. crossing the Beatles, died. It was 77.
His death was reinforced by his sister, Anna Thorkelson, who did not tell where or how he died. Tork was diagnosed with cystic adenoid carcinoma, rare cancer, which influenced its language, in 2009.
Because the version was made of the Beatles; in the Monkees, "prefab four" who were listening for a rock sitcom & # 39; roll and were chosen more for a better look than their musical abilities, and the band's Tork Ringo spread.
On the television, he played the body's self-shaded "shadow", dragging on a man he was in. developed while working as an indigenous musician in Greenwich Village, where he made a short smile at any time when his flat platform fell.
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Behind the screen, he took hold of the Summer of Love, dragging moccasins and "love grains" and saying "non-verbal, interesting communication is available" and that "a lawsuit & # 39 ; leave the scene. "
Multi-instrument multi-instrumentalist, Aich often played bass and keyboard for the Monkees, as well as having a "# 39; Sing a guide on paths and counts Long Title: Do I need to do this over again?, He wrote for a psychedelic film 1968, a group, Chief Executive, And Your Auntie Grizelda.
At the age of 24, he is also the oldest member of his & # 39; band when he was Na Monkees the first meeting on NBC in 1966. He did not change: "The emotional age of all of us," he said to New York Times That year, "and 13."
Created by the producers Bob Rafelson and Bert Schneider, Na Monkees designed to prove success Cruise Night and Help!, Directors of director Richard Lester about the Beatles.
The band featured Tork with Michael Nesmith, a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and the old actors of Micky Dolenz and Davy Jones's children, who played the drummers and played. sing, individually.
Like their British counterparts, their company was very fond of a riot, and, meant that they included jinks high to & # 39; including magic mill, monkey friend, great sea pirates and Texas.
Na Monkees ran for just two seasons but won the Emmy Award for a fantastic comedy and grew a frenzy of merchants, selling catalogs and world trips known as Monkeemania.
In 1967, according to one report The Washington Post, the Monkees sold 35 million albums – "two times more than the Beatles and Rolling Stones combined" – on the strength of songs such as Daydream Believer, The I am a credit and The last train to Clarksville, All occur to No. 1 on the Billboard record program.
Almost all their early material was not written by a staple of songwriters that included Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Neil Diamond, David Gates, Niall Sedaka and Jeff Barry.
But as long as the band was & # 39; Assigning six Top 10 songs and five Top 10 songs, they brought out as many problems as a commercial success.
In one normal study, Richard Goldstein's musical breach, said, "The Monkees are so unusual as anything is still disturbing us in the name of a popular music."
Solicitors commented that the band, at least the first, had been the name. Although the Monkees appeared on their first record cover and were displayed on the # TV program, their instruments were not moved.
Seed musicians who are Most of the songs – many wanted to worry Tork, who remembered his / her; Walk into the recording studio in 1966 to help with your own debut.
He told CBS News that the musician Don Kirshner, who was called "the man with his gold ear", said he did not want it.
"They were doing Clarksville, And I wrote something, I had studied music, "said Tork." And he gave me, and they said: "No, no, Peter, you do not understand it. This is the table. Everything has been done. We do not need it. & # 39; "
After releasing the second record of the band, More of the Monkees (1967), Aich and his musicians controlled their recording process and wrote and played her. Most of the songs on recordings, including Headquarters (1967) and Fàsan, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Limited. (1967).
They also started to tour, to & # 39; played to a crowded stadium that was sold out and with the help of opening activities that included guitar Jimi Hendrix.
But as Tork's musical ambitious growth, a & # 39; Promoting the creation of Monkees as a very important group of predators, he began to enlisted by musicians who saw the Monkees as more of a new activity.
He left his short group after he was released Chief Executive, Flop, a non-plot volunteer, who was a scriptwriter written by actor Jack Nicholson.
He seems to have been out of the musician Frank Zappa, who made a cameo in the movie, telling the Jones character that the Monkees should "spend more time on his music" as Americans are responsible for you who are in a position. showing the way. "
For many of the 1970s, Tork was struggling to find himself in his own way.
He published an unsuccessful band with his name Distribution, was imprisoned for several months in 1972 after being arrested by "$ 3 from Hashish in his pocket," and I worked as a secondary teacher and "singing servitor "how his Monkees richness dried up.
He also said that he was struggling with a problem of alcohol – "I was really awful when I was drinking, swimming people," he said to her; Daily Mail – before you got alcoholic in the early 1980s.
At that time, the revival of television and record re-registers had made an interest in the Monkees, and Tork came around what he said as an essential music instrument, and went to main journeys reconstruction once a decade, and # 39; beginning in the mid 80's, as well as playing as a single artist.
"It's not a band." It's a fun activity that plays Monkee music, "he told Britain Telegraph newspaper during the Monkees tour in 2016.
"It took me a while to grab it but what good music was there! And what a wild and amazing journey he has made!"
Peter Halsten Thorkelson was born in Washington, DC, on 13 February, 1942. His mother was a pub, and was a military officer of Army who attended the military government in Berlin after World War II – the economist professor who came to the University of Connecticut in 1950, to manage the family's instructions; live in Mansfield town.
Both parents gathered people to recording people and bought him a guitar and a banjo when he was a boy. Peter went on to embark on marriage lessons and investigated a French horn at Charleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, where he split two times before he put it into New City York.
At coffee shops and traditional music music venues, he made the last injured name, Acair, who had been audited on one of his father's armor, according to Los Angeles TimesSouth Westerly
Tork played guitarist Stephen Stills before moving to Long Beach, California, in 1965. Stills also moved west and was heard for Na Monkees After the show's representatives, a Variety advertisement wants "4 Boys Insane, Age 17-21."
When Stills did not get a & # 39; part – proven due to his bad teeth – suggested that there was Aich test. "I went," I'm sure, thank you for calling, "and hanging," tell Tork later Los Angeles TimesAfterward "Then he took me a few days later," finally trying to try Aich.
He later appeared in programs of television programs such as Boy Who Leaves the World, Playing the love interest of the Topanga guitar story, and in the last few years played by a band called Blue Suede shoesSouth Westerly
Tork published a solo music playlist in 1994, Things have been happening, And he has been associated with mountain singer James Lee Stanley for several records.
Tork marriages ended at Jody Babb, Reine Stewart and Barbara Iannoli in divorce.
Living people include his wife, Pamela Grapes; daughter, Hallie, from his second marriage; son, Ivan, from his third marriage; daughter, Erica, of her friendship with Tammy Sustek; brother; and sister.
Many Monkees reconnaissance journeys have been carried out without Nesmith, who was fortunate by his mother, Liquid Paper engineer, and most of his clients. falling out of public opinion after the band was first split.
Nesmith returned to exhibitions after Jones's death, Monkees singer, in 2012, who helped a reconnaissance tour and a 50 year record, Math Times!, Four years later.
And as long as the Monkees were pronounced with reports on how to do it. gutting and tightening frequently – he was compiled by Jones and said he dropped out of the 2001 tour because he was "relaxed" and "inaccurate behavior" – he said they were at the best & # 39; in b & # 39; better when they were together.
Their musical chemistry was special, he said, even though it was the result of a few representatives who tried to do it; throw some beautiful people for a television program.
"I'm worrying any bids that four people could have done," he said. Guitar World in 2013.
"There was a magic for that collection. We can not be chosen one another. It would not have been flying. But under the situation, they got the right people."