The Monkees' Michael Nesmith Dead at 78
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Michael Nesmith, singer, guitarist and keyboardist for the ’60s pop-rock band the Monkees, has died at the age of 78. The news was revealed by Nesmith’s family, who issued a statement reading, “With Infinite Love we announce that Michael Nesmith has passed away this morning (Dec. 10) in his home, surrounded by family, peacefully and of natural causes. We ask that you respect our privacy at this time and we thank you for the love and light that all of you have shown him and us.” With The Beatles finding success both in music and in film in the ’60s, the idea was presented in the early ’60s to d...