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Dave Davies Again Sets the Record Straight on the ‘You Really Got Me’ Guitar Tone

Dave Davies took exception to an article that claimed a fight with his brother led to the distorted guitar tone on the Kinks' first hit.

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Kinks Classic Appears in New Mattress Commercial

Advertisers have hit on one simple trick: The impact of a great song, whether it's well-known or obscure, will turn heads.

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The Story of the Kinks’ Rush-Released Second Album, ‘Kinda Kinks’

It's important to remember that things moved a whole lot faster in the music biz back in the '60s.

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Top 10 Dave Davies Kinks Riffs

We're not going to lie to you. Most of the awesomely tight power-chord riffs that Dave Davies played for the Kinks sounded pretty much the same...

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The Day the Kinks Played Their First Show

On Feb. 1, 1964, the Kinks made their official debut.

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That Time Ray Davies Was Shot in New Orleans

Like many British rockers of his generation, Ray Davies has a big crush on America.

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Kinks’ Dave and Ray Davies Perform Together For First Time in Nearly 20 Years

It wasn't a Kinks reunion, but it was close.

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36 Years Ago: The Kinks Begin Their Late-Career Comeback With ‘Low Budget’

For all their mid-to-late-‘60s success in England, it never got as good for the Kinks in the U.S. as it did when they released Low Budget in July 1979.

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45 Years Ago: Ray Davies Flies Across the Atlantic – Twice! – to Re-Record Two Words in ‘Lola’

Ray Davies of the Kinks racked up an absurd number of frequent-flyer miles just to alter two lines in the band's 1970 hit single, 'Lola.'

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Dave Davies to Crowdfund Tour and Documentary

Dave Davies of the Kinks is planning a 'Rock 'N Roll Journey,' but he needs your help to get there.

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Queen, Kinks, David Bowie Covered on New Melvins Album

The Melvins -- one of rock's most creative, unique and prolific bands -- will include covers of songs from Queen, the Kinks, and David Bowie on their upcoming album, 'Everybody Loves Sausages.'

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