The First National Band was Mike's 1st attempt at forming a band after the Monkees. His second was the Second National Band.
They were a country-rock band, one of the first. They played a gig with the Flying Burrito Brothers , who laughed at Mike's Monkee background, despite the fact that they were even greener.
John Ware -Drums
John London -Bass Guitar
3 Albums (1969- 1971)Edit
Nesmith released "Witchita Train Whistle Sings" while still under contract to the Monkees. Recorded with a ful orchestra (and even fuller wallet).