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'I'm sad to hear about Davy Jones,' singer Neil Diamond Tweeted. 'The Monkees were such a sensation that it was a thrill for me to have them record some of my early songs.'
Among the hits Diamond penned for The Monkees - 'I'm a Believer,' which was later recorded by Smash Mouth and was featured in the 'Shrek' films.
(Pictured: Neil Diamond appears on Mount Rushmore's American Pride Float during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on No. 24, 2011.)