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The Kinks: Kinks Calm Over No. 1 News

Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 8 July 1966

RAY DAVIES lifted the plastic lid covering his salad and viewed the mayonnaise disgustedly. "Oh, no – I hate ketchup!" he sighed and probed disdainfully about among the lettuce with his fork trying to find an untainted piece. The King Kink was taking the news of the group's third No. 1 with his usual equanimity.

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