Classed as the lead singer of The Monkees. Jones was an established child star prior to finding musical success. He appeared in early episodes of British soap Coronation Street and UK police series Z Cars before moving to pastures new. The Monkees were known as the first "created" band after been put together to perform and feature in a TV series of shows..
Officially no cause of death has been revealed yet but a spokesperson has said that Davy died of a heart attack, in Florida.
Musically snubbed by "proper" bands and musicians, in their prime The Monkees had legions of fans, mainly teenage girls. Although they were a "manufactured band" they all were talented performers. The self titled US shwe, The Monkees, was a hit with young viewing audiences around the globe in the late sixties. The Monkees had nine top 40 hits during their "heyday" but failed to be accepted , except for by their fans.