On December 10th, 2021 Michael Nesmith passed away at the age of 78. An American musician, singer, songwriter, actor, producer, and novelist best known as a member of the pop band and television sitcom group The Monkees.
Nesmith's musical credits go beyond the Monkees and his own musical career, writing songs recorded by Frankie Lane, Linda Ronstadt, and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. He produced several film and television projects, most notably the 1984 movie Repo Man and several documentaries for PBS. He was a pioneer in the home video industry as well.