Tributes to Monkee Davy Jones

Davy Jones Monkees lead singer

Tributes have been paid to Manchester-born Monkees lead singer Davy Jones, who died of a heart attack at the age of 66.

The star's former bandmate Peter Tork said in a statement on Facebook:

"His talent will be much missed; his gifts will be with us always. My deepest sympathy to Jessica and the rest of his family. Adios, to the Manchester Cowboy. Peace and love, Peter T."

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Monkees star Jones dies

Davy Jones, the Manchester born star of The Monkees has died.