The Monkees Singer Davy Jones Dead

Davy Jones, lead singer of The Monkees, has died.

An official from the medical examiner’s office for Martin County, Florida confirmed to TMZ they received a call from Martin Memorial Hospital informing them that Jones had passed away.

Jones joined The Monkees in 1965. Often compared to the Beatles, the band and Jones became an overnight sensations, scoring  hits with singles such as “Last Train To Clarksville,” “I’m A Believer,” “Stepping Stone” and “Pleasant Valley Sunday.” Jones – who played tambourine in the band – sang lead on the classics “Daydream Believer” and “I Wanna Be Free.”

Jones is survived by his wife Jessica and 4 daughters from previous marriages. He was 66-years-old.