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.
In a recent interview, Dave Davies said that to honor the 50th anniversary of their debut, the band might actually reunite for a tour. But we’ve all heard that before.
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 […]
Like fellow folkies Dawes, Mumford & Sons seems to be one of the most predominant new acts to be name-checked by rock’s royalty. Let’s take a look at which other musical icons have endorsed Marcus Mumford and his mates.
Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again.
You can’t turn on a TV, listen to a radio, or watch a movie without some sort of product placement polluting your senses. That wasn’t the case in foggy London for [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ray Davies[/lastfm] of […]
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 […]