The Monkees are asked to appear as extras in Luther Kramm's new beach movie, but soon take offense to the film's star, Frankie Catalina. After upstaging him during the production, Catalina walks off the movie and the Monkees push Davy into the limelight as the new teen idol.
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Did You Know?
The yoked, gathered brown shirt with white polka dots worn by "director" Kramm and by Peter Tork
in the video of "Valleri" is identical to the shirt worn by Bob Dylan
a decade later in the film The Last Waltz
(1978). The open-collared blue shirt worn by Kramm is also worn by Davy in the "Valleri" video and several other times in the series. See more
Kramm picks up Davy's album and reads off the title as "Davy Jones
Sings," but the cover reads simply "David Jones". See more
[as DJ Crazy Micky The D
And now, gang, it's the number one hit in America and the free world. It's the super a go go pick hit of the week
[using a soup can to creat an echo effect
Week, week, week. It's Davy Jones singing: It's been lonesome in the saddle since my horse died.
Edited into Hey, Hey We're the Monkees
Written and produced by Tommy Boyce
and Bobby Hart
Performed by The Monkees See more