Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Monkee’s Theme
5 2:20
2 Last Train to Clarksville
5 2:46
3 She
2:38
4 Daydream Believer
5 2:54
5 Listen to the Band
2:44
6 A Little Bit Me, a Little Bit You
2:51
7 I’m a Believer
4.8 2:47
8 I Wanna Be Free
5 2:25
9 Pleasant Valley Sunday
3:16
10 (I’m Not Your) Steppin’ Stone
2:25
11 Shades of Gray
3:22

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1966-10-15) (track 7)
New York, New York, United States (1966-10-23) (track 7)
acoustic guitar:
Bill Chadwick (track 9)
Neil Diamond (track 7)
Wayne Erwin (1966-07-19) (track 8)
Gerry McGee (1966-07-19) (track 8)
Louie Shelton (1966-07-19) (track 8)
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (1966-07-25) (track 2)
violin:
Nathan Kaproff (track 4)
George Kast (track 4)
Alex Murray (violinist) (track 4)
Erno Neufeld (track 4)
Bonnie Douglas (1966-07-19) (track 8)
Paul Shure (1966-07-19) (track 8)
electric bass guitar:
Norbert Putnam (track 5)
cello:
Frederick Seykora (track 11)
Frederick Seykora (1966-07-19) (track 8)
drums (drum set):
Jerry Carrigan (US drummer) (track 5)
Micky Dolenz (track 11)
Eddie Hoh (track 4)
Buddy Salzman (track 7)
Billy Lewis (drummer) (1966-07-05) (track 1)
Billy Lewis (drummer) (1966-07-25) (track 2)
Billy Lewis (drummer) (1966-07-26) (track 10)
Billy Lewis (drummer) (1966-08-15) (track 3)
trumpet:
Bud Brisbois (track 5)
Pete Candoli (track 4)
Buddy Childers (track 5)
Al Porcino (track 4)
Manuel Stevens (track 4)
Ray Triscari (track 5)
viola:
Myra Kestenbaum (1966-07-19) (track 8)
membranophone:
Herb Lovelle (track 6)
membranophone and percussion:
Eddie Hoh (track 9)
tambourine:
Thomas Cerone (track 6)
Davy Jones (The Monkees member) (track 11)
Jeff Barry (track 7)
organ:
Artie Butler (tracks 6–7)
Bobby Hart (1966-07-05) (track 1)
Bobby Hart (1966-07-26) (track 10)
Bobby Hart (1966-08-15) (track 3)
guitar:
Sal Ditroia (track 7)
Al Gorgoni (tracks 6–7)
Hugh McCracken (track 6)
Wayne Moss (track 5)
Michael Nesmith (track 4)
Mike Saluzzi (track 5)
Don Thomas (guitarist) (track 6)
Gerry McGee (1966-07-05) (track 1)
Louie Shelton (1966-07-05) (track 1)
Wayne Erwin (1966-07-05) (track 1)
Wayne Erwin (1966-07-26) (track 10)
Gerry McGee (1966-07-26) (track 10)
Louie Shelton (1966-07-26) (track 10)
Gerry McGee (1966-08-15) (track 3)
Louie Shelton (1966-08-15) (track 3)
Wayne Erwin (1966-08-15) (track 3)
harmonica:
Charlie McCoy (white blues harmonica player, 1960s-present) (track 5)
bass:
Louis Mauro (track 6)
Dick Romoff (track 7)
James Tyrrell (track 6)
Jerry Yester (track 11)
Larry Taylor (US bassist) (1966-07-05) (track 1)
Larry Taylor (US bassist) (1966-07-25) (track 2)
Larry Taylor (US bassist) (1966-07-26) (track 10)
Larry Taylor (US bassist) (1966-08-15) (track 3)
maracas:
Davy Jones (The Monkees member) (track 11)
banjo:
Bobby Thompson (guitar & banjo player) (track 5)
electric guitar:
Michael Nesmith (tracks 5, 9)
Wayne Erwin (1966-07-25) (track 2)
Gerry McGee (1966-07-25) (track 2)
Louie Shelton (1966-07-25) (track 2)
brass:
Don McGinnis (track 5)
percussion:
William E. Martin (track 4)
Gene Estes (1966-07-05) (track 1)
Gene Estes (1966-07-25) (track 2)
David Walters (session musician for The Monkees) (1966-07-25) (track 2)
Henry Levy (1966-07-26) (track 10)
Norm Jefferies (1966-08-15) (track 3)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1966-08-15) (track 3)
steel guitar:
Lloyd Green (track 5)
Michael Nesmith (track 11)
keyboard:
Michel Rubini (track 5)
piano:
David Briggs (US producer and musician) (track 5)
Stan Free (track 6)
Jeff Barry (track 7)
Peter Tork (tracks 4, 9, 11)
harpsichord:
Michel Rubini (1966-07-19) (track 8)
tuba:
John Kitzmiller (track 5)
bass trombone:
Richard Leith (trombonist) (track 4)
Phil Teele (track 4)
horn and strings arranger:
Shorty Rogers (track 4)
trombone:
Dick Nash (track 5)
Richard Noel (trombonist) (track 4)
French horn:
Vincent DeRosa (track 11)
arranger:
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (track 10)
Bobby Hart (track 10)
Michael Nesmith (track 5)
Jeff Barry (tracks 6–7)
background vocals:
Micky Dolenz (tracks 4, 11)
Davy Jones (The Monkees member) (tracks 7, 9, 11)
Michael Nesmith (track 9)
Peter Tork (tracks 7, 11)
Bobby Hart (1966-07-05) (track 1)
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (1966-07-05) (track 1)
Wayne Erwin (1966-07-05) (track 1)
Ron Hicklin (1966-07-05) (track 1)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1966-07-25) (track 2)
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (1966-07-26) (track 10)
Bobby Hart (1966-07-26) (track 10)
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (1966-08-15) (track 3)
Micky Dolenz (1966-08-15) (track 3)
Wayne Erwin (1966-08-15) (track 3)
Bobby Hart (1966-08-15) (track 3)
Ron Hicklin (1966-08-15) (track 3)
Davy Jones (The Monkees member) (1966-08-15) (track 3)
Peter Tork (1966-08-15) (track 3)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Micky Dolenz (track 7)
composer:
Neil Diamond (tracks 6, 6)
Carole King (tracks 9, 9)
Michael Nesmith (track 5)
John Stewart (singer-songwriter (Kingston Trio)) (track 4)
Neil Diamond (1966) (track 7)
engineer:
Hank Cicalo (track 11)
lead vocals:
Micky Dolenz (track 9)
Davy Jones (The Monkees member) (tracks 4, 6, 11)
Peter Tork (track 11)
Micky Dolenz (1966-07-05) (track 1)
Davy Jones (The Monkees member) (1966-07-19) (track 8)
Micky Dolenz (1966-07-25) (track 2)
Micky Dolenz (1966-07-26) (track 10)
Micky Dolenz (1966-08-15) (track 3)
lyricist:
Neil Diamond (tracks 6, 6)
Michael Nesmith (track 5)
Gerry Goffin (tracks 9, 9)
John Stewart (singer-songwriter (Kingston Trio)) (track 4)
Neil Diamond (1966) (track 7)
producer:
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (tracks 1–3, 8, 10)
Douglas Farthing Hatlelid (tracks 4, 9, 11)
Bobby Hart (tracks 1–3, 8, 10)
Jack Keller (track 1)
Michael Nesmith (track 5)
Jeff Barry (tracks 6–7)
vocals:
Michael Nesmith (track 5)
writer:
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (tracks 1–3, 8, 10, 10)
Bobby Hart (tracks 1–3, 8, 10, 10)
Barry Mann (tracks 11, 11)
Cynthia Weil (tracks 11, 11)
publisher:
Foray Music (track 7)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (tracks 4, 9, 9)
Stonebridge Music (track 7)
recorded at:
RCA Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-07-19) (tracks 1, 8)
RCA Studio A (Hollywood) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-07-25) (track 2)
RCA Studio A (Hollywood) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-08-15) (track 3)
RCA Victor Studio A (Hollywood) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1967-06-10 – 1967-06-13) (track 9)
RCA Victor Studio B (Nashville) in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1968-06-01 – 1968-06-02) (track 5)
RCA Victor Studios (Hollywood) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1968-12-09) (track 5)
has remixes:
Daydream Believer (Listen to the Band remix) by The Monkees (track 4)
mash-ups:
Pleasant Dr. Robert by ccc (track 9)
music videos:
sampled by:
Daydream by KatazTrophee (track 4)
cover recording of:
Shades of Gray (track 11)
(I’m Not Your) Steppin’ Stone (1966-07-26) (track 10)
I’m a Believer (1966-10-15 – 1966-10-23) (track 7)
A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You (1967-01-21) (track 6)
later parody versions:
I'm A Receiver (track 7)
Monkey Sceheme (track 1)
Special Stone (tracks 10, 10)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Un poquito tú, otro yo (tracks 6, 6)
later versions:
recording of:
(Theme From) The Monkees (1966-07-05) (track 1)
I Wanna Be Free (1966-07-19) (track 8)
Last Train to Clarksville (1966-07-25) (track 2)
She (1966-08-15) (track 3)
Shades of Gray (1967-03-16 – 1967-03-22) (track 11)
Pleasant Valley Sunday (1967-06-10 – 1967-06-13) (track 9)
Daydream Believer (1967-06-14 – 1967-08-09) (track 4)
Listen to the Band (1968-06-01 – 1968-12-28) (track 5)