Ray Davies of the Kinks (Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

Ray Davies, Donovan To Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Also being inducted: former 10cc member Graham Gouldman, who wrote “For Your Love” for the Yardbirds.


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The Kinks ‘Close To Reuniting’ For 50th Anniversary In 2014 Says Ray Davies

“It’s as close as it’s ever been to happening,” said Ray Davies.


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Interview: Dave Davies Of The Kinks

Dave Davies of the Kinks recently hung out for an interview with our friends at our sister station K-HiTS in Chicago, performing acoustic versions of Kinks songs and taking questions from morning host Dave Fogel and […]


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Q & A: Dave Davies Talks Documentary, Oasis as The Kinks 2.0, Rock Hall Noms

Dave, as has been widely reported, suffered a stroke in 2004, and had to learn to walk, talk and play guitar again. Happily, he’s quite active these days, promoting his latest solo album, I Will Be Me, released over the summer. He’s been touring to support the record and filming a documentary on his life, Dave Davies’ Rock N Roll Journey.


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Ray Davies’ New Book ‘Americana’ Explores His Love/Hate Relationship With U.S.

Nearly 20 years after publishing his “unauthorized autobiography” X-Ray, former Kinks frontman Ray Davies is preparing to return to bookstores this October with Americana. According to the publisher’s website, the book traces his complicated relationship with the United States. “As […]


Who Wants To Get Kinky?

Get your mind out of the gutter.  When I say “Kinky,” I’m referring to [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Kinks[/lastfm]!  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ray Davies[/lastfm] is putting together a musical based on his band’s songs.  It wouldn’t be the first time, […]



Birthday Music Videos

There aren’t quite as many musical birthdays today as there were yesterday.  I only found one that’s notable.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ray Davies[/lastfm] of the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kinks[/lastfm] turns 67 today.  Happy birfday, Ray!


Birthdays and Departures

BIRTHDAYS AND DEPARTURES -2/15 1941 – BRIAN HOLLAND ([lastfm]HOLLAND-DOZIER HOLLAND[/lastfm] SONGWRITING TEAM) 1944 – DENNY ZAGER ([lastfm]ZAGER ABD EVANS[/lastfm] – IN THE YEAR 2525) 1944 – MICK AVERY ([lastfm]KINKS[/lastfm]) 1945 – JOHN HELLIWELL ([lastfm]SUPERTRAMP[/lastfm]) 1947 […]