Video Vault: Monkees play Minnesota Zoo

This has nothing to do with sports, but that doesn't bother us today. Here's a clip of the Monkees playing the Minnesota Zoo last July. R.I.P., Davy Jones.
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This has nothing to do with sports, but that doesn't bother us today. We're big fans of the Monkees, who played at the Minnesota Zoo last July. R.I.P., Davy Jones.

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