The Monkees top 10 hits named by Billboard 

added: 1 Mar 2012 // by: VVN Music 

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As part of their coverage of the death of Davy Jones, Billboard magazine has published their list of the Monkees' ten biggest hits.

The hits are based on each song's weekly chart position with a reverse point system (number 1 receiving 100 points to number 100 receiving 1 point).

I'm a Believer (1966/#1 for 7 weeks)
Daydream Believer (1967/#1 for four weeks)
Last Train to Clarksville (1966/ #1 for 1 week)
A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You (1967/#2)
Pleasant Valley Sunday (1967/#3)
Vallerie (1968/#3)
That Was Then, This is Now (1986/#20)
Words (1967/#11)
D.W. Washburn (1968/#19)
(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone (1967/#20)

Of note is the powerhouse group of writers who penned the group's greatest hits with Neil Diamond contributing I'm a Believer and A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You, John Stewart writing Daydream Believer, Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart penning Last Train to Clarksville, Vallerie and (I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone, Carole King giving Pleasant Valley Sunday and Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller writing D.W. Washburn.

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