Ray Davies

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Kinks 1969 epic chimes with Britain’s mood today, says singer Ray Davies
As ‘pop documentary’ Arthur is reissued and turned into a radio drama, the singer explains why it is more relevant than ever

Vanessa Thorpe

19, Oct, 2019 @12:35 PM

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The Kinks' album Arthur to be turned into BBC radio drama
‘Seminal’ record deals with a man’s struggles and the end of the colonial era in Britain

Lanre Bakare

06, Oct, 2019 @11:58 AM

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First a flop, now a classic: gallery marks 50 years of Kinks’ Village Green LP
Rare photos and memorabilia to go on show at Proud gallery in London

Vanessa Thorpe

30, Sep, 2018 @4:59 AM

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The Kinks’ Ray Davies: Brexit is ‘bigger than the Berlin Wall’
On his first solo album in a decade, Americana, Ray Davies explores his troubled relationship with the US – next, he’s writing a book about Britain

Adrian Deevoy

11, May, 2017 @5:31 PM

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Ray Davies: Americana review – Kink’s Stateside almanac
(Sony/Legacy)

Molloy Woodcraft

23, Apr, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Ray Davies: Americana review – mooted masterwork sounds weedy

Jude Rogers

20, Apr, 2017 @10:15 PM

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Celebrating the Kinks' Dave Davies: the unpredictable underdog of 60s pop
Ray’s kid brother, 70 today, didn’t just help spawn heavy metal – he also embarked on a solo career than went by in a whirlwind of gold-braided jackets, extra-strong hash and reckless record deals

Bob Stanley

03, Feb, 2017 @2:00 PM

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New Year honours list: arise Sir Mark Rylance
Oscar-winning actor is knighted while Patricia Routledge and Kinks singer Ray Davies are among artists honoured

Hannah Ellis-Petersen

30, Dec, 2016 @10:30 PM

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Ben Crosland Quintet: The Ray Davies Songbook review – a fresh glow
(Jazz Cat)

Dave Gelly

10, Jul, 2016 @6:59 AM

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How we made Waterloo Sunset
Ray Davies: ‘I’d had a breakdown. At first, I didn’t show the lyrics to the band in case they sniggered’

Interviews by Dave Simpson

18, Jan, 2016 @6:46 PM

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Ray Davies webchat – as it happened
The Kinks songwriter joined us to answer your questions in a live webchat – catch up with his answers here, from his American blues influences to gig anecdotes via his plans to release never-before-heard songs

06, Oct, 2015 @1:16 PM

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Ray Davies review – fabulous cabaret ringmaster gives it his all
The Kinks frontman leads a saucy, seductive tour through his formidable songbook

Mark Beaumont

26, Jul, 2015 @12:24 PM

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