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Happy 75th birthday to Ray Davies, singer, songwriter with The Kinks, born on 21st June 1944, who had the 1964 UK No.1 & US No.7 'You Really Got Me', and the 1967 UK No.2 single 'Waterloo Sunset' and the 1983 US No.6 single 'Come Dancing'. The Kinks have sold over 50 million records worldwide and […]

Premiere: Dave Davies‘ video for Web Of Time, a song he wrote four decades ago. Kinks man Dave Davies launches poignant video for Web Of Time Link to original article here

The Kinks’ Ray Davies celebrating his 74th birthday today. Ray is one of those guys we could go on for days about, but we are sure you are familiar with his work. We’ll ask you one of our normal question though. If you could go to Ray’s birthday party tonight, and Ray told you he […]

Happy birthday to Ray Davies, born on 21st June 1944, English musician singer, songwriter with The Kinks, who had the 1964 UK No.1 & US No.7 ‘You Really Got Me’, and the 1967 UK No.2 single ‘Waterloo Sunset’ and the 1983 US No.6 single ‘Come Dancing’. The Kinks have sold over 50 million records worldwide […]

On May 25, 1970, Ray Davies had to briefly leave The Kinks North American tour to fly back to London to re-record the vocal track of their new single, “Lola.” The original version had the words “Coca-Cola” in it and the BBC decided they would not play the record as they considered it a commercial. […]

18th February 1965, The Kinks were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Tired Of Waiting For You’, the group’s second UK No.1. According to Ray Davies, the music for ‘Tired of Waiting for You’ was written on the train to the recording studio and the words were written at a coffee shop during […]

A-Z of music. Today is K for The Kinks. Do you have a favourite Kinks track? http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/the_kinks Read it here


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