Peter Tork, Monkees And Stephen Stills discussed on The World


Peter Tork who played the bassist in the nineteen sixties pop band. The Monkees died this morning at a family home in Connecticut. He was Seventy-seven and had been battling a rare form of cancer. NPR's Petra mayor reports there was more to him than his dimwitted onscreen persona. Peter Tork was a pretty successful folk musician when his buddy Stephen stills reportedly told him to check out an audition for a new TV show about his age. Any rock band. The rest, of course, is musical history. Torque went onto brief but white-hot superstardom as the frequently befuddled flower child of the

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