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    Thu, 01 Mar 2012 09:27:12

    Obituary: The Monkees' Davy Jones - He died at 66 of a heart attack

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    Davy Jones, former lead singer of the 196os TV pop band The Monkees, died on Wednesday, Feb. 29, at his home in Florida. He was 66 and suffered a heart attack. He reportedly suffered chest pains the day prior.

    Jones was born in Manchester, England.

    Jones' last live performance took place on Feb. 19 in Oklahoma.

    R.I.P., Davy.

    Were you a fan of The Monkees??

    —Maggie Pannacione

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