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You've come a long way... (c)

Saturday, 3rd May 2014 – the day I saw Sunny Afternoon for the first time. Saturday, 13th May 2017 – the day I’m seeing it for the last time. 1,222 more words

SUNNY AFTERNOON at the Alexandra Theatre

SUNNY AFTERNOON at the Alexandra Theatre beginning a UK tour was quite a party. The musical is based on the music and the story of the band the Kinks. 142 more words


The KINKS - " Waterloo Sunset " 50 Years Ago Today

Fifty years ago on the 5th May 1967) The Kinks, led by singer/songwriter Ray Davies who as a great observer of daily life and an eloquent storyteller – released one of their most famous songs with… 183 more words


The Daily Cut: The Kinks "Waterloo Sunset"

The Kinks: “Waterloo Sunset”

ALBUM: Something Else

YEAR: 1967

WRITER: Ray Davies

Failed to chart in the U.S., but peaked at number-two in Britain. It later ranked number 42 on Rolling Stone‘s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. 160 more words


Kinks man’s Bentley for auction

A 1960 Bentley S2, owned by legendary guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter for The Kinks, Sir Ray Davies, will go under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions’ May 13 sale at Silverstone circuit. 369 more words