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Readers’ Poll: The Best Monkees Songs of All Time

Your picks include ‘Daydream Believer,’ ‘Steppin’ Stone’ and ‘Pleasant Valley Sunday’

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The Monkees were a prefab band and mostly played songs penned by professional songwriters from the Brill Building, so they only occasionally get the respect they deserve for performing some of the most memorable pop gems of the Sixties. To honor the passing of co-frontman Davy Jones, we asked you to name your favorite songs by the band. Click through to see your top 10.

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1. ‘Daydream Believer’

Davy Jones turned in the finest performance of his career on "Daydream Believer," a smash hit penned by John Stewart of the Kingston Trio. The song has become a pop standard and has been covered by everyone from the Four Tops and Paul Westerberg to U2 and Susan Boyle.