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The Kinks: Tales of Ordinary Madness

Mark Paytress, MOJO, March 2006

It ain't easy being Ray Davies — the eternal malcontent, "control freak" and genius behind The Kinks. On the eve of a barnstorming solo comeback, he reveals all to MOJO: That's 43 years of vicious punch-ups, deranged suicide bids and staggeringly perfect pop. "You're not a God, you're only a man," he tells Mark Paytress.

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