I’m a Believer peaked at no 2 on the Go-Set National Top 40 in March 1967.
I’m a Believer was composed by Neil Diamond and recorded by The Monkees in 1966 with the lead vocals by Micky Dolenz. The song appeared in four consecutive episodes of The Monkees TV show in December 1966.
The Monkees sang on this, but did not play any instruments. The producers used session musicians because they were not convinced The Monkees could play like a real band. This became a huge point of contention, as the group fought to play their own songs.
This song is also on our Spotify playlist.
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