Playlist by Algernon
Mike Nesmith could be dismissed as the son who’s mother invented Liquid Paper or part of a Television pop rock band but he was much more. Over time he became quite frustrated with the band’s manufactured image of which he was the most vocal.
He was a song writer as well as being a music & video producer. He is considered to be a pioneer of Country Rock.
This list highlights songs he wrote for The Monkees as well as The First National Band and his solo efforts. There are also songs he wrote, performed by others.
Last Train to Clarksville – The Monkees
Pleasant Valley Sunday – The Monkees
I’m a Believer – The Monkees
A little bit me a little bit you – The Monkees
Joanne – Mike Nesmith and The First National Band
Different Drum – Mike Nesmith
Mary Mary – The Monkees
Propinquity (I’ve Just Begun to Care) – Mike Nesmith and The First National Band
Listen to the Band – The Monkees
Different Drum – Mike Nesmith – Stone Poneys
Some of shelly’s blues – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
I’ve never loved anyone more – Lynn Anderson
Winonah – Mike Nesmith