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Peter Turk (The Monkees)

Peter Turk (The Monkees)

American musician, composer and actor, best known as the keyboardist and bass guitarist of the Monkees.

He grew up in Connecticut and in the mid sixties was part of the Greenwich Village folk scene, and as an accomplished musician, befriended Stephen Stills. After moving to Los Angeles with Stills, he was recruited for the comedic and manufactured band “The Monkees”, and became a teenage idol between 1966-68. Tork recorded his debut solo album “Stranger Things Have Happened” in 1994, and later toured with his Blues band “Shoe Suede Blue”.