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) -- 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 "

The Monkees."

Jones' representative confirmed Wednesday that he died of a heart attack in Indiantown, Fla., according to

The Associated Press

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"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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