‘The Monkees’ bassist Peter Tork dead at 77
Peter Tork, the bassist for 1960s rock favorites the Monkees, is dead at 77.
Tork’s cause of death is not yet public, though he was diagnosed with a rare tongue cancer, adenoid cystic carcinoma, in 2009.
Tork’s Monkees bandmate Micky Dolenz confirmed the news on Twitter, writing, “There are no words right now…heart broken over the loss of my Monkee brother, Peter Tork.”
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