Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Monkees Singer Davy Jones Dead at 66

Davy Jones, the lead singer of The Monkees, has died after suffering a heart attack this morning ... TMZ reports.

An official from the medical examiner's office for Martin County, Florida confirmed with TMZ they received a call from Martin Memorial Hospital informing them that Jones had passed away.

A rep for the singer tells TMZ that Jones suffered a heart attack at his home this morning ... and was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Jones is survived by his wife Jessica and 4 daughters from previous marriages. He was 66-years-old. Jones was married to Jessica Pacheco -- his 3rd wife.

Jones was most famous for his role in the pop group The Monkees, which was put together in 1965 for the TV show of the same name. Their hits included "Daydream Believer," "Last Train to Clarksville," "I'm a Believer," and "Pleasant Valley Sunday." They also charted with the theme song from the show.

The Monkees sold more than 50 million records.  Check out "Daydream Believer" by the Monkees below.

Daydream Believer: The Monkees