Tracklist

CD 1: The Original Stereo Album
# Title Rating Length
1 (Theme From) The Monkees
5 2:21
2 Saturday’s Child
4 2:44
3 I Wanna Be Free
5 2:26
4 Tomorrow’s Gonna Be Another Day
2:42
5 Papa Gene’s Blues
3 2:02
6 Take a Giant Step
4.5 2:39
7 Last Train to Clarksville
5 2:48
8 This Just Doesn’t Seem to Be My Day
2:08
9 Let’s Dance On
4 2:30
10 I’ll Be True to You
5 2:49
11 Sweet Young Thing
1:57
12 Gonna Buy Me a Dog
1 2:51
13 (Theme From) The Monkees (second recorded version)
1:03
14 The Kind of Girl I Could Love (alternate mix)
2:07
15 I Don’t Think You Know Me (Micky’s vocal)
2:17
16 So Goes Love
3:31
17 Papa Gene’s Blues (alternate mix)
1:59
18 I Can’t Get Her Off My Mind
3:38
19 (I Prithee) Do Not Ask for Love (alternate mix)
3:12
20 Gonna Buy Me a Dog (backing track)
2:59
21 Monkees Radio Spot
0:54
CD 2: The Original Mono Album
# Title Rating Length
1 (Theme From) The Monkees
2:24
2 Saturday’s Child
2:48
3 I Wanna Be Free
2:31
4 Tomorrow’s Gonna Be Another Day
2:36
5 Papa Gene’s Blues
2:03
6 Take a Giant Step
2:40
7 Last Train to Clarksville
2:45
8 This Just Doesn’t Seem to Be My Day
2:10
9 Let’s Dance On
2:35
10 I’ll Be True to You
2:52
11 Sweet Young Thing
1:59
12 Gonna Buy Me a Dog
2:46
13 Kellogg’s Jingle
0:21
14 All the King’s Horses
2:21
15 You Just May Be the One (TV version)
2:00
16 I Wanna Be Free (fast version)
2:47
17 I Don’t Think You Know Me (Mike’s vocal)
2:16
18 I Won’t Be the Same Without Her (original mono mix)
2:41
19 Propinquity (I’ve Just Begun to Care) (demo version)
2:27
20 (Theme From) The Monkees (TV version)
0:51

Credits

CD 1: The Original Stereo Album

acoustic guitar:
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (1966-07-09) (track 6)
Wayne Erwin (1966-07-19) (track 3)
Gerry McGee (1966-07-19) (track 3)
Louie Shelton (1966-07-19) (track 3)
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (1966-07-23) (track 4)
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (1966-07-25) (track 7)
fiddle:
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1966-07-18) (track 11)
violin:
Bonnie Douglas (1966-07-19) (track 3)
Paul Shure (1966-07-19) (track 3)
electric bass guitar:
Larry Taylor (US bassist) (1966-07-06) (track 8)
Larry Taylor (US bassist) (1966-07-09) (tracks 6, 10)
Bob West (US session bassist, producer & songwriter) (1966-07-18) (track 11)
Larry Taylor (US bassist) (1966-07-23) (tracks 4, 12)
cello:
Joseph DiTullio (cellist) (1966-07-06) (track 8)
Frederick Seykora (1966-07-19) (track 3)
drums (drum set):
Billy Lewis (drummer) (1966-07-05) (tracks 1, 9)
Billy Lewis (drummer) (1966-07-06) (tracks 8–9)
Hal Blaine (1966-07-07) (track 5)
Frank DeVito (american jazz drummer) (1966-07-07) (track 5)
Billy Lewis (drummer) (1966-07-09) (tracks 2, 6, 10)
Hal Blaine (1966-07-18) (track 11)
Frank DeVito (american jazz drummer) (1966-07-18) (track 11)
Jim Gordon (Drummer (Derek and the Dominos)) (1966-07-18) (track 11)
Billy Lewis (drummer) (1966-07-23) (tracks 4, 12)
Billy Lewis (drummer) (1966-07-25) (track 7)
oboe:
Bob Cooper (US jazz saxophonist) (1966-07-09) (track 6)
glockenspiel:
Bobby Hart (1966-07-09) (tracks 6, 10)
viola:
Myra Kestenbaum (1966-07-19) (track 3)
tambourine:
Gene Estes (1966-07-09) (track 2)
organ:
Bobby Hart (1966-07-05) (tracks 1, 9)
Bobby Hart (1966-07-06) (track 9)
Bobby Hart (1966-07-09) (track 2)
Bobby Hart (1966-07-23) (track 12)
guitar:
Wayne Erwin (1966-07-05) (tracks 1, 9)
Gerry McGee (1966-07-05) (tracks 1, 9)
Louie Shelton (1966-07-05) (tracks 1, 9)
Wayne Erwin (1966-07-06) (tracks 8–9)
Gerry McGee (1966-07-06) (tracks 8–9)
Louie Shelton (1966-07-06) (tracks 8–9)
James Burton (guitarist) (1966-07-07) (track 5)
Glen Campbell (US country singer, guitarist & actor) (1966-07-07) (track 5)
Al Casey (US rock & roll/rockabilly/surf guitarist/session musician) (1966-07-07) (track 5)
James Helms (composer of the soundtrack of the 1970s TV series "Kung Fu") (1966-07-07) (track 5)
Don Peake (1966-07-07) (track 5)
Peter Tork (1966-07-07) (track 5)
Wayne Erwin (1966-07-09) (tracks 2, 10)
Gerry McGee (1966-07-09) (tracks 2, 10)
Louie Shelton (1966-07-09) (tracks 2, 10)
James Burton (guitarist) (1966-07-18) (track 11)
Glen Campbell (US country singer, guitarist & actor) (1966-07-18) (track 11)
Al Casey (US rock & roll/rockabilly/surf guitarist/session musician) (1966-07-18) (track 11)
Michael Deasy (1966-07-18) (track 11)
Wayne Erwin (1966-07-23) (track 12)
Gerry McGee (1966-07-23) (track 12)
Louie Shelton (1966-07-23) (track 12)
harmonica:
Keith Allison (1966-07-23) (track 4)
bass:
Larry Taylor (US bassist) (1966-07-05) (tracks 1, 9)
William Pitman (1966-07-07) (track 5)
Larry Taylor (US bassist) (1966-07-09) (tracks 2, 6, 10)
Larry Taylor (US bassist) (1966-07-23) (track 12)
Larry Taylor (US bassist) (1966-07-25) (track 7)
electric guitar:
Wayne Erwin (1966-07-09) (track 6)
Gerry McGee (1966-07-09) (track 6)
Louie Shelton (1966-07-09) (track 6)
Wayne Erwin (1966-07-23) (track 4)
Gerry McGee (1966-07-23) (track 4)
Louie Shelton (1966-07-23) (track 4)
Wayne Erwin (1966-07-25) (track 7)
Gerry McGee (1966-07-25) (track 7)
Louie Shelton (1966-07-25) (track 7)
percussion:
Gene Estes (1966-07-05) (tracks 1, 9)
Gene Estes (1966-07-06) (track 8)
Gary Coleman (US percussionist) (1966-07-07) (track 5)
Gene Estes (1966-07-09) (tracks 6, 10)
Gary Coleman (US percussionist) (1966-07-18) (track 11)
Gene Estes (1966-07-25) (track 7)
David Walters (session musician for The Monkees) (1966-07-25) (track 7)
vibraslap:
Jim Gordon (Drummer (Derek and the Dominos)) (1966-07-07) (track 5)
piano:
Jack Keller (1966-07-09) (track 6)
harpsichord:
Michael Rubini (1966-07-09) (track 6)
Michel Rubini (1966-07-19) (track 3)
background vocals:
Wayne Erwin (1966-07-05) (tracks 1, 9)
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (1966-07-05) (tracks 1, 9)
Micky Dolenz (1966-07-05) (track 9)
Bobby Hart (1966-07-05) (tracks 1, 9)
Ron Hicklin (1966-07-05) (tracks 1, 9)
Peter Tork (1966-07-05) (track 9)
Bobby Hart (1966-07-06) (track 9)
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (1966-07-06) (track 9)
Wayne Erwin (1966-07-09) (track 2)
Bobby Hart (1966-07-09) (tracks 2, 10)
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (1966-07-09) (tracks 2, 10)
Micky Dolenz (1966-07-09) (track 6)
Ron Hicklin (1966-07-09) (tracks 2, 10)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1966-07-09) (track 6)
Micky Dolenz (1966-07-18) (track 11)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1966-07-25) (track 7)
background vocals [harmony vocals]:
Micky Dolenz (1966-07-07) (track 5)
composer:
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 2)
Michael Nesmith (tracks 5, 17)
Russ Titelman (tracks 10, 10)
lead vocals:
Micky Dolenz (1966-07-05) (tracks 1, 9)
Micky Dolenz (1966-07-06) (track 9)
Davy Jones (The Monkees member) (1966-07-06) (track 8)
Michael Nesmith (1966-07-07) (track 5)
Micky Dolenz (1966-07-09) (tracks 2, 6)
Davy Jones (The Monkees member) (1966-07-09) (track 10)
Michael Nesmith (1966-07-18) (track 11)
Davy Jones (The Monkees member) (1966-07-19) (track 3)
Micky Dolenz (1966-07-23) (tracks 4, 12)
Davy Jones (The Monkees member) (1966-07-23) (track 12)
Micky Dolenz (1966-07-25) (track 7)
lyricist:
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 2)
Gerry Goffin (tracks 10, 10)
Michael Nesmith (tracks 5, 17)
producer:
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (tracks 1–4, 6–8, 12)
Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart (tracks 6, 9–10, 12)
Bobby Hart (tracks 1–4, 6–8, 12)
Jack Keller (tracks 1–2, 8–10)
Michael Nesmith (tracks 5, 11)
vocals:
Micky Dolenz (1966-07-23) (track 12)
Davy Jones (The Monkees member) (1966-07-23) (track 12)
writer:
Roger Atkins (track 14)
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (tracks 1, 3–4, 7–9, 9, 9, 12–13, 18, 20)
Gerry Goffin (tracks 6, 11)
Bobby Hart (tracks 1, 3, 7–9, 9, 9, 12–13, 18, 20)
Carole King (tracks 6, 11)
Michael Nesmith (tracks 11, 14)
Steve Venet (track 4)
recorded at:
RCA Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-07-05) (tracks 1, 9)
RCA Victor Studios (Hollywood) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-07-06) (track 9)
RCA Victor Studios (Hollywood) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-07-09) (track 8)
RCA Victor Studios (Hollywood) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-07-18) (track 11)
RCA Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-07-19) (tracks 1, 3)
RCA Studio 1 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-07-23) (tracks 4, 12)
RCA Studio A (Hollywood) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-07-25) (track 7)
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Yes I Will (1966-07-09) (track 10)
later parody versions:
Monkey Sceheme (tracks 1, 13)
later translated versions:
Ja ik wil (tracks 10, 10)
later versions:
Theme From The KanLeKeeZ (tracks 1, 13)
recording of:
Gonna Buy Me a Dog (track 20)
Let’s Dance On (track 9)
Papa Gene’s Blues (track 17)
(Theme From) The Monkees (1966-07-05) (track 1)
Let’s Dance On (1966-07-05) (track 9)
Let’s Dance On (1966-07-06) (track 9)
This Just Doesn’t Seem to Be My Day (1966-07-06) (track 8)
Papa Gene’s Blues (1966-07-07) (track 5)
Saturday’s Child (1966-07-09) (track 2)
Take a Giant Step (1966-07-09) (track 6)
Yes I Will (1966-07-09) (track 10)
Sweet Young Thing (1966-07-18) (track 11)
I Wanna Be Free (1966-07-19) (track 3)
Gonna Buy Me a Dog (1966-07-23) (track 12)
Tomorrow’s Gonna Be Another Day (1966-07-23) (track 4)
Last Train to Clarksville (1966-07-25) (track 7)

CD 2: The Original Mono Album

composer:
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 2)
Michael Nesmith (tracks 5, 15)
lyricist:
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 2)
Michael Nesmith (tracks 5, 15)
writer:
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (tracks 1, 3–4, 7–9, 12, 16, 20)
Gerry Goffin (tracks 6, 11)
Bobby Hart (tracks 1, 3, 7–9, 12, 16, 20)
Carole King (tracks 6, 11)
Steve Venet (track 4)
Michael Nesmith (track 11)
later parody versions:
Monkey Sceheme (tracks 1, 20)
later versions:
Theme From The KanLeKeeZ (tracks 1, 20)
recording of:
(Theme From) The Monkees (tracks 1, 20)
Gonna Buy Me a Dog (track 12)
I Wanna Be Free (tracks 3, 16)
Let’s Dance On (track 9)
Saturday’s Child (track 2)
Sweet Young Thing (track 11)
Take a Giant Step (track 6)