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Podcasts, radio and Ray Davies

I have recorded a podcast with N Quentin Woolf for Londonist about Battersea Power Station. It covers the full history of the site, looking at the history of the power station, the property battles, failed dreams and possible future. 70 more words


Ray Davies - Now a Well Respected Man? or still Kinky?

Back in the 60s, when I was a mere slip of a lad, and the Kinks were the height of rebellion I used to endlessly play ‘Well Respected Man’ and ‘I’m Not Like Everybody Else’. 737 more words


Classic Rock Almanac January 4, 2017


Today’s Question: The Doors released their self-titled debut album 50 years ago today (January 4th, 1967).

On what Los Angeles beach did a chance encounter of former UCLA film students Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek lead to the formation of The Doors? 310 more words


#TBT #Vinyl The Kinks, Give The People What They Want, 1981

The Kinks
Give The People What They Want
Arista Records

Ray Davies’ best stuff was not from the 60s, but from 1981.

Retro Media

Waiting - Friday Fictioneers

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction.
She sets the weekly challenge, and the standard. 185 more words

Sound Bite Fiction