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The Daily Cut: The Kinks "Victoria"

The Kinks: “Victoria”

ALBUM:  Arthur (or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

YEAR:  1969

WRITER:  Ray Davies

Peaked at number-62 on the Billboard Hot 100. 208 more words


Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneyground & Percy - The Kinks

Sony Legacy 2CD

The Kinks most ungainly LP title just got even more awkward. Predictably any chance of 50th year anniversary gigs seems to have dribbled away (maybe next year?) so aside from the play Sunny Afternoon the focus is re-releases. 538 more words


Dedicated Follower of Fashion/ Redux

This piece from years ago always sticks out to me when I am rambling around in my past work.  I am never quite sure if I like this piece which is an odd thing for me.  267 more words

Favorite Things

#70 - Billy Joel - The Stranger (1977)

I’ll tell you one thing I hate, besides Billy Joel, is the New York Times online comments section.  Last year, the Times published an absurdly laudatory puff piece… 2,061 more words

500 Albums

"Closer at Hand"

Field Music
Tones of Town, 2007

Delightfully catchy, determinedly British and deceptively simple, Field Music are a band you don’t hear much about in the States. 117 more words


Reg Meuross - England Green And England Grey

On England Green And Grey Reg Meuross has put together a full band line-up including long term collaborators Jess Vincent (vocals) and Roy Dodds on drums and percussion.  668 more words

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