Davy Jones -- lead singer of The Monkees -- died after suffering a heart attack this morning ... TMZ has learned. An official from the medical examiner's office for Martin County, Florida… READ MORE >
Davy Jones was the lead singer of The Monkees -- a manufactured pop group that conquered television and the music scene from 1966 through 1970.
Jones died on February 29, 2012 after suffering a heart attack at his home in Florida.
Jones joined The Monkees in 1965 ... along with Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork ... and together they churned out a bunch of hugely popular songs including 3 number 1 hits -- "Daydream Believer," "Last Train to Clarksville" and "I'm a Believer."
Davy Jones' death was a crushing blow to thousands of famous people across the Internet -- including Al Roker ... who spoke for millions when he tweeted, "A little bit of my youth just… READ MORE >