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Ray Davies

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, NME, November 1967

THERE is something of the smoking volcano about Ray Davies. Six foot of suppressed quietly spoken, quietly smiling and quietly watching! It is what some ...

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Ray Davies (2006)

Interview by Gavin Martin, Rock's Backpages Audio, February 2006

The King Kink on getting shot in New Orleans, his relationship with brother Dave, his childhood and upbringing, and on songwriting and lyrics, plus so much more.

File format: mp3; in 2 parts, total file sizes: 53.4mb, total interview length: 58' 21" sound quality: ****

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

The Definitive Ray Davies Interview

Interview by Glenn O'Brien, Interview, January 1973

Glenn O'Brien, with the help of Warhol Superstars Candy Darling and Tinkerbelle, talks to Kink Ray Davies ...

Ray Davies

Guide by Alan Betrock, ZigZag, January 1975

KINK RAY DAVIES is a well respected man when it comes to composing, and dozens of his compositions are justly regarded as classics. There really ...

The Kinks: Low Budget (Arista)

Review by Mark Williams, Melody Maker, September 1979

THE TROUBLE with Ray Davies is that since he forsook the stark, three-chord spleen of 'You Really Got Me' and 'All Day & All Of ...

Ray Davies: Sadness and A Kind Of Fame

Interview by Johnny Black, Sunday Times, March 1984

RAY DAVIES has always been a rough diamond. The famous gap-toothed smile is still there, he mumbles through his polysyllables and, bit by bit, he ...

Ray Davies Gets the Kinks Out Musically

Interview by Charles Bermant, Globe and Mail, The, December 1986

BY VIRTUE OF its title, The Kinks' new Think Visual album should have a more elaborate cover. Instead it is only an exaggerated supergraphic, with ...

Ten Questions for Ray Davies

Interview by Chris Ingham, MOJO, April 1997

What's happening in Kink land? ...

Kinks: The Singles Collection/Waterloo Sunset — The Songs Of Ray Davies

Review by Tom Cox, Uncut, December 1997

It's a shame about Ray: Classic chartbreakers and their creator's solo furrow ...

Ray Davies

Interview by Tom Cox, Uncut, January 1998

How do you feel about this so-called line of classic quintessentially English songwriters starting with you, continuing with Paul Weller and ending with Damon Albarn? ...

Ray Davies at Bloomsbury Theatre, London

Live Review by Nick Hasted, Independent, The, October 2004

"It's been a very difficult year for everybody," Ray Davies admits, the nearest he gets to acknowledging his being shot in the leg by muggers ...

Ray Davies: Return To Waterloo/Come Dancing With The Kinks

Film/DVD Review by Terry Staunton, Record Collector, November 2004

Double bill of Ray Davies' '80s video output ...

Ray Davies: Supper Club, NYC

Live Review by Larry Jaffee, Record Collector, February 2006

RAY DAVIES, the leader of the Kinks, is back in circulation after an extended layoff, due to getting shot in New Orleans while trying to ...

see also Kinks, The

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