People: Jul. 28, 1986

Remember the Pre-Fab Four of 20 years ago, those insufferably cute kids who were selected, packaged and relentlessly promoted as TV's answer to the Beatles? Then you may also recall that despite a nearly total absence of musical talent, David Jones, Peter Tork, Michael Nesmith and Mickey Dolenz, the Monkees, confounded the critics and rock snobs by turning out a fresh, funny show and some major hits, including I'm a Believer and Last Train to Clarksville. Now three of the four -- minus Nesmith, a film producer who, says Dolenz, "isn't into it anymore" -- are on a 100-city comeback tour,...

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