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Ray Davies & The Kinks at 13

Barbara Charone, Phonograph Record, December 1976

LONDON – Ray Davies' tired eyes incredulously surveyed the scene before him. The view from the top was a familiar one. The sprawling greenery of Hyde Park in heat provided stationary sanity. A sea of changing faces, gay laughter, forced conversation, and clanging champagne glasses whirled by in an elusive blurr.

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