(Gibson) Monkees Tribute Davy Jones was a top 12 pop story of March 2012: Friends, bandmates and fellow musicians continue to pay tribute to The Monkees' Davy Jones, who died Wed (February 29) of a heart attack in his hometown of Indiantown, Florida.
In a statement, Monkees singer/drummer Micky Dolenz said, "The time we worked together and had together is something I'll never forget. He was the brother I never had and this leaves a gigantic hole in my heart."
Monkees bassist Peter Tork added, "It is with great sadness that I reflect on the sudden passing of my long-time friend and fellow-adventurer, David Jones. His talent will be much missed; his gifts will be with us always. Adios to the Manchester Cowboy."
Guitarist Michael Nesmith said simply that Jones' "spirit and soul live well in my heart among all the lovely people." more on this story