Tag Archive: Ray Davies
MUSWELL HILLBILLIES (1971) Amidst the poignancy and humour there is a sense Ray is fed up with the 70s – and they are only 18 months old.
IT’S A MIXED UP MUDDLED UP SHOOK UP WORLD – The Kinks & ‘Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround (Part One)
‘LOLA vs POWERMAN and the MONEYGOROUND’ (1970) is a fascinating take on how Ray (and Dave) Davies viewed the state of the United Kinkdom.
‘Village Green’ is renowned as the greatest album most people have never heard, Ray Davies labeling it ‘the most successful failure of all time.’
While ‘Americana’ is a fine album, ‘Our Country – Americana act II’ is more a recount than continuation.’
32 years in The Kinks brought no end to the antipathy between Ray and Dave. The Chuckle Brothers they were not.
BBC FOUR Documentary explores Hits, Hype and Hustle in the Music Business – but whatever happened to Attitude, Albums and Ability?
BBC 4 Documentary: Hits, Hype & Hustle. Modern acts need a Manager, Agent & Media Manager – The Beatles had Brian Epstein.
It was with enormous sadness last night that I read Jim Rodford, latterday bass player of The Kinks, had died after falling down a flight of stairs. Rodford (76) was also a member of the Kast Off Kinks and a…