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Not Forgotten: The Kinks - Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround Pt.1

Lets get this straight from the start. I know the Kinks songs everyone knows, you know Lola, All day and all of the night, Waterloo Sunset and the like, and I think I had a cd at one point – essential kinks or best of the Kinks of something. 857 more words


The Kinks Releasing 50th Anniversary Box Set ‘The Anthology 1964-1971′

By Philip Cosores

While Kinks fans were already somewhat anticipating a new greatest hits package in honor of the influential band’s fiftieth anniversary, the two-disc… 2,632 more words

The Route 103

Song of the day: 15 September 2014

In 1965, the Belgians held a festival in Knokke. One of the songs performed on this festival was This Strange Effect. The song was written by Ray Davies (known from the Kinks) and hit the charts in September 1965, peaking at number one in the Netherlands and Belgium (where the festival was held). 61 more words

Song Of The Day

September 14 – The Kinks – The Kink Kronikles

Kronikles with two Ks – like in Kinks. Cute.

With apologies to my more than patient friend who lent me The Grateful Dead albums (I’m still enjoying… 258 more words


Time Has Come Today

“I met her in a club down in old Soho
Where you drink champagne and it tastes just like cherry-cola 
See-oh-el-aye cola
She walked up to me and she asked me to dance… 354 more words

A Shameful First

Can you imagine James Ensor in a piano keys tie? So too is the flabbergasting monstrosity that is to follow… 1980’s One for the Road… 61 more words


It Is The Kinks Day!

It is The Kinks Day!

     After 50 years of the invention of the powerful guitar sound of The Kinks “You Really Got Me” by teenager Dave Davies, there needs to be some sort of statue erected to commemorate this event in music history. 27 more words