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Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Monkees Song of All Time?

Cast your vote in our weekly poll

Micky Dolenz, Mike Nesmith, Peter Tork and Davy Jones on the set of the television show 'The Monkees.'
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March 2, 2012 3:20 PM ET

Monkees singer Davy Jones passed away this week at the age of 66. Jones leaves behind a remarkable catalog that includes some of the best-loved pop tunes of the Sixties. Rolling Stone's Rob Sheffield has shared his favorite Davy Jones tunes, and now it's your turn. Our question for you this weekend is: What is the best Monkees song of all time?

You can vote here in the comments, on facebook.com/rollingstone or on Twitter using the #weekendrock hashtag.

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