Monkees’ Bass Player Peter Tork Is Dead

He was like the Ringo Starr of his made-for-TV band
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 21, 2019 11:25 AM CST

(NEWSER) – The Monkees’ deliberately goofy bass and keyboard player, Peter Tork, has died at age 77, reports the Washington Post. Tork had been diagnosed with a rare form of tongue cancer in 2009. His death leaves two surviving members of the group, Micky Dolenz and Michael Nesmith. Lead singer Davy Jones died in 2012.