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Five Little Known Facts About The Kinks’ “You Really Got Me”

It was 50 years ago today (Aug. 4) that The Kinks released their signature hit “You Really Got Me” in 1964. Check out some little known facts about the song here!

08/04/2014

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Five Classic Music Videos That Were Banned From TV

Take a look back on five classic music videos that were deemed unsuitable to air on TV.

05/02/2014

The Kinks band members Ray Davies, Mick Avory, Dave Davies and Peter Quaife (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)

The Kinks’ Dave Davies Writes Message Of Support To AC/DC’s Malcolm Young

Last week, rumors of a breakup swirled around AC/DC after news broke that guitarist Malcolm Young was suffering from an illness. Though the band issued a statement that Young would be “taking a break” due […]

04/22/2014

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

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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

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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

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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

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