Ray Davies

Dave Davies, Ray Davies, Pete Quaife, Mick Avory of the Kinks (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Dave Davies Wants to Reunite the Kinks

We may be a bit closer to a Kinks reunion than we were a few days ago.

08/28/2014

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.

02/12/2014

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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.

01/03/2014

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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.

11/07/2013

The Kinks in 1968. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Kinks May Reunite in Honor of 50th Anniversary, Dave Davies Sayshttp://cbsloc.al/14ICWcr

In a recent interview, Dave Davies said that to honor the 50th anniversary of their debut, the band might actually reunite for a tour. But we’ve all heard that before.

09/25/2013

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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 […]

08/20/2013

Mumford & Sons are all smiles alongside Elvis Costello. (photo by Larry Busacca/Getty)

Mumford & Sons’ Big-Name Endorsements: Robert Plant, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Ray Davies

Like fellow folkies Dawes, Mumford & Sons seems to be one of the most predominant new acts to be name-checked by rock’s royalty. Let’s take a look at which other musical icons have endorsed Marcus Mumford and his mates.

09/21/2012

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New Releases: Tributes To Fleetwood Mac, Supertramp & More

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again.

08/14/2012

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, […]

12/01/2011

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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!

06/21/2011

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