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Ray Davies of the Kinks (Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

Ray Davies, Donovan To Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Also being inducted: former 10cc member Graham Gouldman, who wrote “For Your Love” for the Yardbirds.

02/12/2014

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The Kinks ‘Close To Reuniting’ For 50th Anniversary In 2014 Says Ray Davies

“It’s as close as it’s ever been to happening,” said Ray Davies.

01/03/2014

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Interview: Dave Davies Of The Kinks

Dave Davies of the Kinks recently hung out for an interview with our friends at our sister station K-HiTS in Chicago, performing acoustic versions of Kinks songs and taking questions from morning host Dave Fogel and […]

11/27/2013

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Q & A: Dave Davies Talks Documentary, Oasis as The Kinks 2.0, Rock Hall Noms

Dave, as has been widely reported, suffered a stroke in 2004, and had to learn to walk, talk and play guitar again. Happily, he’s quite active these days, promoting his latest solo album, I Will Be Me, released over the summer. He’s been touring to support the record and filming a documentary on his life, Dave Davies’ Rock N Roll Journey.

11/07/2013

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Ray Davies’ New Book ‘Americana’ Explores His Love/Hate Relationship With U.S.

Nearly 20 years after publishing his “unauthorized autobiography” X-Ray, former Kinks frontman Ray Davies is preparing to return to bookstores this October with Americana. According to the publisher’s website, the book traces his complicated relationship with the United States. “As […]

08/20/2013

Ray Davies Dedicates Glastonbury Set To Pete Quaife

Last week came the unfortunate news that original bassist, Pete Quaife, from the [lastfm]Kinks[/lastfm] had passed from unknown causes.  Over the weekend, lead singer and music icon, Ray Davies paid tribute to his friend and […]

06/28/2010

Original Kinks Bassist Dead At 66

Pete Quaife, the original bassist for the British band [lastfm]Kinks[/lastfm], has died from unknown causes.  Pete played with the band since its formation in 1961 until leaving the band in 1969.  Read more about Pete’s legacy […]

06/25/2010

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