The Kinks

The Kinks in 1968. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Kinks May Reunite in Honor of 50th Anniversary, Dave Davies Says

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.

09/25/2013

Mumford & Sons are all smiles alongside Elvis Costello. (photo by Larry Busacca/Getty)

Mumford & Sons’ Big-Name Endorsements: Robert Plant, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Ray Davies

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.

09/21/2012

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New Releases: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kiss, The Kinks & Joe Strummer

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again.

08/24/2012

Olympics Closing Ceremony performers (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

The Olympic Effect: The Kinks, John Lennon & More Re-enter UK Charts

Though the U.S. charts don’t show the same influence, the Olympics effect is out in full force on on the U.K. charts this week.

08/22/2012

(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

NBC Pushes The Who’s Olympic Performance Past Midnight

With all the issues NBC has had during their broadcast of the London Olympics – from tape delaying, to spoiling results in their news coverage – it seems fitting that they saved their biggest fail for Olympics Closing Ceremony.

08/13/2012

(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Your Guide To Olympic Closing Ceremony Music: The Who, The Beatles & What NBC Didn’t Air

The ceremony featured a “Symphony of British Music” over the last 50 years, which included a mega-set by The Who; a touch of Queen, Pink Floyd and The Kinks; five songs by the Beatles (though no Beatles performed in the ceremony); and the first performance in years by the reunited Spice Girls.

08/12/2012

Seven Early Kinks Albums To Be Re-Released

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Kinks[/lastfm] have announced their intent to re-release the band’s earliest albums as expanded double CDs. Gibson reports the CDs will start hitting shelves on March 28, 2011. Included in the March re-releases are […]

02/20/2011

The Top Ten Songs This Week In 1964

  The Dreamgirls of MOTOWN are on TOP This Week Lyndon Johnson has been re-elected President of the United States.  In a landslide victory earlier this month which was just as much a part of […]

11/21/2010

The Top Ten This Week — 1965

  [lastfm]Herman’s Hermits[/lastfm] (leader Peter Noone, second from left) We’ve got a brand new month starting this weekend.   It’s the first of May.   The Southern California sunshine is bright, the skies are blue, the smell […]

04/30/2010