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JACK's Inside Track: The Kinks

I really think the producers of “Fifty Shades of Grey” missed the boat on not gettin’ a song from The Kinks on the soundtrack… BA DA BOOM! 50 more words

Audio

The Kinks: Kinda Kinks (LP)

The Kinks

Kinda Kinks

Reprise

1965

Rating: **** (Recommended)

Released March 1965, August in the US,
reached #60 in the US, #3 in the UK. 117 more words

Music Reviews

Olivier Awards - public panel application

So I decided I should apply to be on the 2016 Olivier Awards public panel… Well, why not? I’ve not heard anything back though, so am fairly certain I haven’t been accepted. 266 more words

Brothers Gonna Work It Out (or maybe not in some cases)

There is long history of sibling rivalry in bands. In the 1990s, it was one Oasis’ biggest marketing tools, so much so that there is even a rare bootleg of the Gallagher brothers rowing during an NME interview, called ‘Wibbling Rivalry’. 312 more words

I'm not like Everybody Else - the Kinks - meaningful lyrics


As a fourteen year old I sat on the bed in my bedroom endlessly playing this song. It seemed to sum up how I felt about myself. 493 more words

Zeitgeist

MUSIC REVIEW | The Kinks – The Village Green Preservation Society (1968)

The title of the biggest English bands of all time usually gets snatched up by The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. When you look more specifically at rock, … 547 more words