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Sunny Afternoon

Four weeks will see rock legend Ray Davies taking to the stage at the National Concert Hall, where he will sit down in conversation with Joseph O’Connor and discuss his new book,  48 more words

Dublin Writers Festival Blog

The Kinks vs. Van Halen: Who's "You Really Got Me" Is Better?

Yeah, you know The Kinks wrote and performed the hit “You Really Got Me” when Eddie Van Halen was in grade school, but still a lot of people still connect the song to Van Halen, who covered it 14 years later. 196 more words


The Kinks: All Day and All of the Night

Following on from last week, today we bring you another hit song from The Kinks. The track is “All Day and All of the Night” and the video is a spirited, live performance of the song at the Providence Civic Center, some thirty-odd years back. 59 more words

Dublin Writers Festival Blog

Classic Music Review: Everybody's in Show Biz by The Kinks

I’m still on a hiatus, but I’ve been holding this one in the vault for quite a while and decided that now is as good at time as any to release it. 1,969 more words

Classic Music Reviews

Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Ray Davies...

In just six short weeks, on Monday May 19th, Ray Davies will be taking to the stage at the National Concert Hall at this year’s Dublin Writers Festival. 134 more words

Dublin Writers Festival Blog

The Kinks: Ray And Dave Play Together

Dave Davies has revealed that he and his brother Ray recently played together, spurring yet more Kinks reunion buzz.

Dave tells the Independent he visited Ray at home two months ago to discuss the possibility of a reunion for the band’s 50th anniversary, and they ended up working on new music. 104 more words


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(this was inadvertently posted yesterday afternoon for about 5 seconds. Sorry.)

It’s very interesting finding rare or even quite obscure southern soul, via blogs or purchases. 138 more words