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Set List: Monkees Open Reunion Tour @ Escondido, CA

The Monkees are back with a new reunion tour but it looks a lot different then their trek in 2011. First, Davy Jones passed away earlier this year, but the big news for fans is the return of Michael Nesmith who hasn't been on a full tour since the breakup of the group in 1971.

The music for the evening was performed in a general chronological order, mixing songs from a genera era of the group (i.e. The Monkees and More of the Monkees) through a five song set from their cult classic movie Head. The last two songs of the main set and the two song encore then dipped back through the years.

According to reviews, there were references to Jones throughout the night along with pictures and videos projected above the stage. When the band played Daydream Believer, they said they discussed who should sing and decided to let the fans take it.

Still, fans may have left a bit let down as, even though they received a 26-song show, there were still a number of major songs from the band's career that were omitted including The Theme From the Monkees, A Little Bit Me A Little Bit You, Valleri and D.W. Washburn

The Set List:

Main Set
  • Last Train to Clarksville (from The Monkees, 1966)
  • Papa Gene's Blues (from The Monkees, 1966)
  • Your Auntie Grizelda (from More of The Monkees, 1967)
  • She (from More of The Monkees, 1967)
  • Sweet Young Thing (from The Monkees, 1966)
  • I'm a Believer (from More of The Monkees, 1967)
  • (I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone (from More of The Monkees, 1967)
  • I Wanna Be Free (from The Monkees, 1966)
  • You Told Me (from Headquarters, 1967)
  • Sunny Girlfriend (from Headquarters, 1967)
  • You Just May Be the One (from Headquarters, 1967)
  • Mary, Mary (from More of The Monkees, 1967)
  • The Girl I Knew Somewhere (Non-Album single, 1967)
  • For Pete's Sake (from Headquarters, 1967)
  • Early Morning Blues and Greens (from Headquarters, 1967)
  • Randy Scouse Git (from Headquarters, 1967)
  • Daily Nightly (from Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones, 1967)
  • Tapioca Tundra (from The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees, 1968)
  • Goin' Down (from Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones, 1967)
  • Porpoise Song (Theme From "Head") (from Head, 1968)
  • Daddy's Song (from Head, 1968)
  • Can You Dig It? (from Head, 1968)
  • Circle Sky (from Head, 1968)
  • Long Title: Do I Have to Do This All Over Again? (from Head, 1968)
  • Daydream Believer (from The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees, 1968)
  • What Am I Doing Hangin' 'Round? (from Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones, 1967)
  • Listen to the Band (from The Monkees Present, 1969)
  • Pleasant Valley Sunday (from Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones, 1967)