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.
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.
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 […]
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.
Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again.
[getty id="82759" title="The Kinks (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)" src="http://cbskool2.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/56189813.jpg?w=385&h=253"] 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 […]
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!
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ray Davies [/lastfm]of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Kinks [/lastfm]was hospitalized today, due to a blood clot that formed in a bullet wound he suffered from 2004.