an member station

Peter Tork was the last Monkee into the group and the first to leave but it was still a life-changing event for him. Since then he's played in a number of groups, done a couple of re-union tours with the other Monkees as well as faced a variety of health problems including addiction and cancer. We talk to him about how those two years in the 1960s changed his life and what he's been doing since. He'll be playing at the Henderson Events Plaza on April 15 with his group, the Shoe Suede Blues.
 
GUEST
Peter Tork, former Monkee and now leader of Shoe Suede Blues

Support comes from

More Stories

KNPR
KNPR's State of Nevada
Left to right: The Monkees' Davy Jones, Mickey Dolenz, Peter Tork and Mike Nesmith, circa 1970. Jones died in 2012.
NPR
All Songs Considered
Now Playing
/
My Queue
Press Play to start audio

My Queue

Nothing Playing

Add some items to your playlist to play them.