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Dave Davies Announces New Album, Releases Song and Plans U.S. Tour

We're getting new music from the Davies family – but its not a Kinks reunion.

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The Kinks Brothers’ Feud: Who Started It?

It’s been speculated that, in their heart of hearts, every rock star is an attention-seeker. If it’s true, you could easily multiply the effect several times over for Ray and Dave Davies of the Kinks.

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Dean Ween on ‘Dickey Betts,’ a Kinks Reunion and Creating ‘Original Classic Rock': Exclusive Interview

Dean Ween talks about paying tribute to Dickey Betts, why the Kinks should get back together, and what he'd do if a bandmate slept with his wife.

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Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
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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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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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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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Scott Gries, Getty Images
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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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Ray Davies to Be Knighted

The Kinks' frontman was named on Queen Elizabeth II's New Year Honours List.

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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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The Story of the Kinks’ Biggest U.S. Album Ever, ‘Low Budget’

For all their ‘60s successes in England, the Kinks didn't hit their U.S. chart peak until 'Low Budget' arrived on July 10, 1979.

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