NEW YORK (
) -- Davy Jones, former lead singer of The Monkees, died Wednesday of a heart attack. He was 66.
The medical examiner's office in Martin County, Florida, confirmed the death of the English pop singer who was known for such songs as "
Last Train to Clarksville," "
I'm a Believer," "
Daydream Believer " and the theme from "
Jones' representative confirmed Wednesday that he died of a heart attack in Indiantown, Fla., according to
The Associated Press
"The Monkees" was a band expressly created for television and included members Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork.
-- Written by Joe Deaux in New York.
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