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Ray Davies

Features

Monday, October 28 2013

Americana: The Kinks, the Riff, the Road: The Story

Ray Davies tries to make sense of his long love-hate relationship with America, the country that both inspired and frustrated him.


Columns

Sunday, October 16 2011

Old Country Comfort: How the British Might Save American Music (Again)

The British saved rock 'n' roll, reignited the blues, and may just make country music more American.


Reviews

Sunday, April 3 2011

Ray Davies: See My Friends

Ray Davies' latest album is part tribute compilation, part vanity project. Mark my words, no one will be discussing this a year from now.


Monday, April 28 2008

Ray Davies

A master songwriter and relentless showman, Davies has always had a knack for the chord change or lyrical turn that can snap you back into focus and cause you to rearrange your life.


Sunday, February 17 2008

Ray Davies: Working Man's Café

Legendary Kinks leader Ray Davies continues his new and vibrant solo career with another very strong album of nicely varied songs that focus on the trials of the middle class.


Thursday, February 2 2006

Ray Davies: Other People's Lives

The first true full-length studio album from the legendary leader of The Kinks is spectacular.


News

Tuesday, November 8 2011

Kinks frontman and band hit the road with new album

MINNEAPOLIS — He wasn’t as cute and playful as Paul McCartney, as sexy and dangerous as Mick Jagger or as handsome and wholesome as Peter


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