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Stage Buzz: Dave Davies at Arcada Theater

Stage Buzz: Dave Davies at Arcada Theater

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 2014, the Kinks’ “You Really Got Me” turned 50 years old. Since that astonishing milestone, guitarist Dave Davies has only gotten busier. After returning to touring work in support of 2013’s invigorated I Will Be Me, he followed quickly with 2014’s Rippin’ Up Time, the 2015 live album Rippin’ Up New York City, and […]

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Ray Davies live!

Ray Davies live!

| November 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

He may not tour very often, but thankfully Ray Davies’ music never goes out of style. Between an endless stream of classics he wrote and sang for The Kinks to the occasional solo chestnut, there’s plenty of material in his arsenal, which translated to no less than two-dozen tunes in front of a healthy crowd […]

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Welcome back, summer!

Welcome back, summer!

| September 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

Yes, we know how lame it is to talk about the weather. Older generations and the upper classes consider it vulgar.

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Ray Davies live!

Ray Davies live!

| March 17, 2010 | 1 Comment

Riviera, Chicago Saturday, March 13, 2010 A show that could have been billed AcoustiKinks ambled along smoothly if unexceptionally on Saturday night, until Ray Davies remembered from whence he came.

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Cover story: Ray Davies

Cover story: Ray Davies

| December 4, 2009 | 5 Comments

And Then The Chorus Hits He might have been a fit for Monty Python. When we met him in the ’60s, Kinks frontman Ray Davies was one of many shaggy-haired Brits ripping back the fabric of traditional mores. “You Really Got Me” and “All Day And All Of The Night” remain two of the most […]

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