The Monkees were one of the biggest boy bands of the sixties. Davy Jones and his bandmates had worldwide chart and television success. Davy Jones was born in Manchester, however, as a keen horse rider and breeder, the pop star spent much of his time in the South of England.
More recently Davy Jones lived in Hollywood in Florida, USA. He was rushed to hospital suffering from a cardiac arrest, but could not be resuscitated. He died on Wednesday. Tom Savvides reports.