Davy Jones' death: Celebrity reactions

Slideshow posted in Photos | Wednesday, February 29, 2012

12 of 17: '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.) (flickr.com/photos/peterjr1961)