Monkees’ Micky Dolenz sues FBI over ‘secret file’ on band

FBI holds redacted record on Nineteen Sixties quartet however files offer few clues as to why band changed into of hobby to federal marketers

The final surviving member of the Monkees is suing the FBI over a “mystery file” 

He believes the business enterprise holds on him and his former bandmates.

Zaid said he met Dolenz, whose band recorded hits which includes I’m a Believer

Last Train to Clarksville and Daydream Believer, through mutual buddies.

According to Rolling Stone, Zaid said he cautioned to Dolenz “it might be fun to look if the FBI had a file on him or his former bandmates”. 

Shortly afterwards, Zaid learned that such a record did exist, and that a heavily redacted, seven-web page snippet was released in 2011.

“That just kind of strengthened for me that there has been certainly some thing here,” Vaid stated.

“It’s not only a fishing day trip. I suggest, we’re still fishing, but we realize there’s fish within the water.”

In a phase marked “Additional sports denouncing the USA coverage inside the conflict in Vietnam”, almost an entire page is blacked out. 

But the report does describe the Monkees as a “pretty a success”

Band providing “four young men who get dressed as ‘beatnik types’ Geared mainly to the teenage marketplace”.