The Monkees have been referenced in a variety of other Pop Culture icon artwork. The Beatles References are many. As are The Simpsons.
First Hand ReferencesEdit
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Second Generation EndorsementsEdit
Elvis Costello is shown here reading a copy of the Monkees.
Howard Stern discusses the merits here-linkJerry Garcia defends them here-link. "Their records are pretty good, and they should be good, they have the best LA studio musicians". This clip also contains a bit of the "freak out" section from "Steppin' Stone".