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The Kinks: They Livened Up The Champagne Circuit

Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 15 August 1964

LOOKS LIKE the Kinks are on the way to the charts at last — with, incidentally, a chance to make impact on the American scene. For their latest, 'You Really Got Me', on Pye, is on release in the States. In fact, they're making several foreign language versions — and ask: "Does anyone know how to translate R and B lyrics into Japanese?"

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