Its first appearance as a single in the U. In the fall of , before The Monkees had even been cast, Boyce and Hart recorded a version of the theme song, which was used in the series pilot alongside their recordings of " Let's Dance On " and two versions of " I Wanna Be Free ". The first version of the song recorded by the Monkees took place in , produced by Boyce and Hart.
It would remain unused during the Colgems era. Boyce and Hart produced a third session on 5 July , which would result in the album version of the song, with the Monkees recording their vocals two weeks later. Due to Italian television rules that required theme songs to be performed in Italian, Micky Dolenz recorded a version of the song with Italian lyrics, titled " Tema dei Monkees " which was also released as an album track and as a single in Italy.
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The Monkees Music CD's. See more. Reviewed by Brighteyes Brighteyes Ask a question Ask a question If you would like to share feedback with us about pricing, delivery or other customer service issues, please contact customer service directly. Eight of the original LP's twelve tracks feature one lone Monkee singing lead vocal over instrumentation and backing vocals recorded entirely by a group of session musicians which varies from song to song. Other tracks feature multiple Monkees singing over session players; only on the two tracks produced by Michael Nesmith does a Monkee Peter Tork get to play an instrument guitar.
Nesmith wrote or co-wrote these two tracks. No tracks on the original LP feature participation from all four Monkees. The photos in the "film strip" on the left side of the back cover are from two episodes of The Monkees TV series.
Also included are brief stats on each band member height, weight, age. Open copies of both versions are easy to find. In addition when the album was reissued in the Colgems symbol replaced the word "Colgems" on the bottom right-hand corner of the reverse side Catalog number COS RE2. There were no mono copies issued in , as they were phased out altogether in All tracks are written by Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart , except where noted.
The following tracks were included on the deluxe edition of the album. Some were previously unreleased, while others were on the Rhino reissue or the Missing Links series. Studio chatter is included between some bonus tracks.Hey Hey We're the Monkees.I edited this to full length of original track on their 1st album.