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Peter Tork, the TV Monkee Who Fought to Have the Band Taken Seriously, Dies at 77

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Peter Tork, the TV Monkee Who Fought to Have the Band Taken Seriously, Dies at 77

Peter Tork, the affable, goofy bassist on the hit TV music show “The Monkees,” was nothing like his character. He fought for years to have The Monkees and later his own music taken seriously. That battle ended with his death today (Feb. 21). He was 77.

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