As we wish Ray Davies a Happy Birthday, it is the perfect day for a ‘The Kinks At their best’ page

As we wish, today, English singer & songwriter Sir Raymond Douglas Davies a.k.a. Ray Davies a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the ‘BESTS’ of his band : The Kinks


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Audio : You Really Got Me . All Day and All of the Night . Sunny Afternoon . Lola . A Well Respected Man . Waterloo Sunset . Tired of Waiting for You . Victoria . Strangers . This Time Tomorrow .

Video : Lola . You Really Got Me . Tired of Waiting . Apeman . A Well Respected Man . Days . Living on a Thin Line . Sunny Afternoon . Superman . Mr. Pleasant . Waterloo Sunset/ Days (Ray Davies Glastonbury 2010) . All Day And All Of The Night (Metallica w/ Ray Davies) . Working Man’s Café (Ray Davies) . Postcard from London (Ray Davies w/ Chrissie Hynde) . In A Moment (Ray Davies) . Death Of A Clown .


The Kinks ‘Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One’ is their eighth studio album also called ‘Lola’ produced by singer Ray Davies and released on November 27, 1970 by Pye / Reprise. >>

The Kinks‘ ‘Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire)’ is their seventh (and a concept) studio album produced by lead singer Ray Davies and released on October 10, 1969 by Pye / Reprise. >>

The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society’ is their sixth studio album produced by lead singer Ray Davies and released on November 22, 1968 by Pye / Reprise. >>

The Kinks‘ ‘Face to Face’ is their fourth studio album fully written by Ray Davies, produced by Shel Talmy and released on October 28, 1966 by Pye / Reprise. >>

‘Something Else by The Kinks‘ feat. ‘Waterloo Sunset’ is their fifth studio album co-produced by Shel Talmy & Ray Davies and released on September 15, 1967 by Pye. >>


[1963] if in England, you do not want to miss live on the BBC, the New Musical Express Pollwinners 1965 with The Moody Blues, Freddie & the Dreamers, Georgie Fame & the Blue Flames, The Seekers, Herman’s Hermits, The Ivy League, Sounds Incorporated, Wayne Fontana & the Mindbenders, The The Rolling Stones, Cilla Black, Donovan, Them, The Searchers, Dusty Springfield, The Animals, The Beatles and The Kinks at Empire Pool in Wembley, London >> 123 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1973] Roxy Music performs next to The Kinks, Humble Pie and Blue Suede for ABC’s In Concert from London held at the Rainbow Theatre in Finsbury Park in London, >> 27 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1977] if in England, do not miss The Pretenders with Chrissie Hynde doing their just released first single, a Kinks song, at Top Of The Pops on BBC1 >> 3 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1994] Bruce Springsteen, Chuck Berry, John Mellencamp, Martha Reeves, Bon Jovi, Eric Burdon, Melissa Etheridge, Al Green, Pretenders, Soul Asylum, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Sheryl Crow, Larry Graham, George Clinton, The P. Funk All Stars, The Kinks, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bob Dylan, The Allman Brothers Band, Slash, Boz Scaggs, Aretha Franklin and more. They all take part in the Concert For Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for the opening of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame at Cleveland Municipal Stadium in Cleveland, OH >> 145 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1975] you do not want to miss The Kinks promoting their Sleepwalker album at The Mike Douglas Show – Season 15, Episode 131 On the same program, Tony & Bill Ev.ans >> 16 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1988] you do not want to miss Ray Davies of Kinks fame at Late Night with David Letterman on NBC >> 8 MINUTES on RVM >>


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