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Ray Davies - Be Rational (Unreleased Demo - 1988)

Let’s finish this deep dive on the Ray Davies catalog by giving the man some credit where credit is due, specifically in the arena of pop music known as Twee.  353 more words

They Really Got Me

They seek me here, they seek me there… And at the moment they may as well try the Harold Pinter Theatre!

By the time I’d heard about… 990 more words


The Kinks - Star Maker (Television Special 1974)

One of my favorite Saturday Night Live sketches is called The Gross Out Family. In it, Tom Hanks sits down to a family dinner and discovers that the milk has gone bad.  1,203 more words

Round Midnight at the Global Worldwide Headquarters (Legendary 'Arthur' Edition)

After our Waterloo Sunset interlude the other day, the hardwaxing (nostalgic) staff couldn’t get the Kinks out of our mind’s ear. Especially their greatest album, … 134 more words

Arnold Faber's Opus #3: My Heart Is An Island (To Ray Davies)

I feel like I have known Ray Davies my whole life. When I saw the Kinks do You Really Got Me in those english hunting jackets and aristocratic, frilled shirts, I became a lifer. 182 more words

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Round Midnight at the Global Worldwide Headquarters (Waterloo Sunset Edition)

Twice in the past week the hardworking staff has been in local establishments – The Ludlow Shop in Copley Place and Panera on Huntington Avenue – that played a song we haven’t heard in – what? 53 more words

Classic Music Review: The Kink Kontroversy by The Kinks

I am always thinking ahead. It’s one of my worst tendencies, and it while sometimes it prepares me for the future, I usually wind up getting virtually fucked in the ass (without lube). 3,268 more words

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