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Ray Davies at Meltdown 2011

Ray Davies will be performing at the Meltdown 2011 music festival in London this summer, along with Monty Pythons Terry Jones and Michael Palin, and the Fugs and Madness. Davies will play two performances and also serve as festival curator; with one set featuring songs from his old band The Kinks, and another with some […]


Ray Davies & Metallica You Really Got Me

The Video: Ray Davies recording with Metallica The Song: “You Really Got Me” The New Album: See My Friends ~ available November 8th from Ray Davies & Friends The Buzz: An exciting new album of classic Kinks songs, with Ray Davies recording and collaborating with an amazingly diverse group of artists. The project started in […]


Ray Davies Collaborations Album due in November

Ray Davies has been involved in some really interesting projects this year, including European performances with a full choir and orchestra, and an acoustic two-piece showcase tour in the U.S. that highlighted his songwriting over the past 40 years. Plus he’s appeared at many of the music festivals like Glastonbury. Ray Davies’ forthcoming new album […]


Nicky Hopkins

February 24, 1944 was the birthdate for a great pianist, Nicky Hopkins. He’s recorded with all four of the Beatles, The Who, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, Donovan, Jeff Beck, Jefferson Airplane, Steve Miller Band, Cat Stevens and Quicksilver Messenger Service. You’ve heard Nicky Hopkins on The Beatles’ “Revolution,” The Stones “Gimme Shelter” and “Happy […]