Davy was a British child actor who was picked as were most of the America 60's group The Monkees for their ability to act and look the part of a struggling pop group for the NBC TV series of the same name than their musical ability.
No one would say that lyrically and artistically they could be put at the same level as say the Beatles, Stones, Kinks or Beach Boys however if anything personified the fun, can-do feel of the era it was them.
Thank you Davy Jones (1954-2012) for being part of my and countless others lives. R.I.P
Davy Jones (above)