Hey, Hey, It's 50 Years Of The Monkees! Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard wrote a song for The Monkees' new album, titled Good Times! NPR's Stephen Thompson shares "Me & Magdalena" with All Things Considered host Ari Shapiro.
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Hey, Hey, It's 50 Years Of The Monkees!

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Hey, Hey, It's 50 Years Of The Monkees!

Hey, Hey, It's 50 Years Of The Monkees!

Hey, Hey, It's 50 Years Of The Monkees!

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The surviving members of The Monkees are about to celebrate their 50th anniversary. To mark the occasion, they're releasing a new album, titled Good Times! Here, NPR's Stephen Thompson tells Ari Shapiro about "Me & Magdalena," a new song written for the album by Ben Gibbard of Death Cab For Cutie.