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Monkees leader Davy Jones dead at 66


According to his website, the singer’s final public performance was in Oklahoma.

Gazette staff February 29th, 2012

Davy Jones, front man for The Monkees, one of the 1960s’ most beloved pop groups, died today of a heart attack in Indiantown, Fla., where he resided. He was 66.

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It appears that Jones’ final public concert was staged in Oklahoma. A Feb. 19 date with Thackerville’s WinStar World Casino is the most recent show listed on the late singer’s website. It’s not yet confirmed that Jones played another public concert between the show at WinStar and his passing.

“Davy Jones provided our patrons with a quality experience each time he performed. We will miss his passion for entertaining on our stage,” said Brian Zanazanian, senior marketing manager at WinStar World Casino. “Our condolences are sent to his family and loved ones.”

 
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