Peter Tork (Peter Halsten Thorkelson) was born in Washington, D.C.
Peter Tork was a guitarist, singer, and keyboardist, with the original 1960s pop
band The Monkees. Tork along with fellow band member Micky Dolenz still
perform on tours as The Monkees today. The versatile musician played banjo
on George Harrison’s album Wonderwall.
From left: Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork on tour as The Monkees.