News & Rumors
(you decide which is which)


 Tuesday, 20th August, 2019
8:43 am -  A note from the Official Kinks Fan Club about the meeting at the Boston Arms in November: "PLEASE NOTE - Due to the sad loss of Ian Gibbons, it will not be the usual full performance by Kast off Kinks, Pete Watkins had already been asked to be involved performing tracks from 'Arthur', and other members of the band will be looking at how they can put something together for the Fan Club, we will update you as and when we have further details. We are not intending to cancel the show."
 
 Friday, 16th August, 2019
11:02 am -  Minneapolis/St. Paul Kinks tribute band Kinda Kinky will be playing tonight at Reunion in Northfield, Minnesota at 8pm.
 
 Tuesday, 13th August, 2019
2:22 pm -  The official Kinks Facebook page has a video ad for the Arthur 50th anniversary deluxe box set.
2:12 pm -  Soap Opera is included in this article on Rock's 20 Most Far-Out Concept Albums.
2:11 pm -  Here's a blog post on Everybody's In Show-Biz.
2:11 pm -  Ray is mentioned in this article on The Best Spots to Catch a Sunset in London.
 
 Monday, 12th August, 2019
2:24 pm -  The Norwegian language cover of "Sunny Afternoon" by the Velds Respektable Menn is mentioned on this PowerPop blog.
 
 Sunday, 11th August, 2019
7:51 am -  Ian Hunter has a tribute to Ian Gibbons on his site.
 
 Saturday, 10th August, 2019
12:21 pm -  Bob Henrit has written a very nice tribute to Ian Gibbons on the Kast Off Kinks web site.
 
 Wednesday, 7th August, 2019
8:56 am -  Kinks keyboardist Mark Haley has written a tribute to Ian Gibbons on the Official Kinks Fan Club web site.
 
 Monday, 5th August, 2019
10:24 am -  There are tributes to Ian on Ray's web site and the Official Kinks Fan Club site.
10:05 am -  Here's a collection of some of the sites that have articles about Ian Gibbons (some of these have incorrect photos): UltimateClassicRock.com, NME, The Sun, Exclaim.ca, Far Out Magazine, Sudinfo.be, LouderSound.com, ScoopSquare24.com, The Mirror, Irish Examiner, Daily Mail, Daily Star, RT, Evening Standard, The Australian, and TheMusic.com.au.
9:55 am -  Britt Daniel from Spoon talks about working with Ray in this interview.
 
 Friday, 2nd August, 2019
3:43 pm -  The official Kinks web site has a tribute page for Ian Gibbons, with quotes from Ray, Dave and Mick.
2:21 pm -  According to londonlive.co.uk, "The Kinks In Their Own Words" will air tonight at 21:00-22:00.
10:42 am -  Here's an article on Ian Gibbons, with tributes from Ray, Dave and Mick.
 
 Thursday, 1st August, 2019
9:59 am -  There are reports that Ian Gibbons has passed away, after a short illness. Olga posted on the Kast Off Kinks Facebook page: "I am so very sad to let you know that Ian Gibbons passed over this morning. He had been suffering from bladder cancer. Nadia was with him throughout his short hospital stay." There is a condolence page on Facebook for those who would like to leave a message.
 
 Tuesday, 30th July, 2019
1:50 pm -  The video for "The Future" is also on the official Kinks Facebook page.
10:30 am -  You can listen again to an interview with Ray on BBC Radio 6 today (Ray starts at 01:47:42).
8:44 am -  Here's the official video for "The Future", a track on the upcoming 50th anniversary release of Arthur. The full title of the track is "The Future (with Ray Davies) [Doo-Wop Version]", and the artist is listed as "Arthur & The Emigrants". Here's the Spotify link for "The Future" and its B-side "Victoria - Mono Mix".
8:42 am -  The 50th anniversary edition of Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire) will be released on October 25th. Here's the link to pre-order. Some articles on the release from Uncut, loudersound.com, and list.co.uk.
8:36 am -  According to this article, Portugal The Man covered "Strangers" at the Newport Folk Festival on Sunday. (Here's a video of them doing it in 2010.)
 
 Friday, 26th July, 2019
9:29 am -  According to this page, Ray is in the new issue of Shindig magazine (issue #94).
 
 Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019
9:19 am -  "YRGM" is used in this new video for Chelsea FC.
 
 Monday, 22nd July, 2019
11:13 am -  The Kinks are included in this list of 8 punk rock heroes who shaped the genre before most of us were born.
10:31 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article (scroll down to the Kinda Kinks album cover.
10:25 am -  Dave's AFL1-3603 and Chosen People albums are reviewed in this article (scroll to the bottom).
10:12 am -  Several sites have articles rehashing last week's Rolling Stone article about Ray and Dave working on some tracks and the anniversary release of Arthur here, here, here, here, here, and here. And a blog post here.
 
 Sunday, 21st July, 2019
10:38 am -  Dave's Flying V guitar sold for $162,500.00 at auction on Friday. There were two bidders.
 
 Friday, 19th July, 2019
9:38 am -  The auction of Dave's Flying V guitar ends today.
 
 Wednesday, 17th July, 2019
11:45 am -  Here's a Rolling Stone article on the progress of future Kinks releases.
9:16 am -  According to this article, Cherie Currie and Brie Darling cover "Do It Again" on their new album The Motivator.
9:14 am -  Here's an article (in Dutch) on Op het tweede gehoor: The Kinks en Brexit.
 
 Monday, 15th July, 2019
9:49 am -  Jakko Jakszyk talks about playing with the Kinks in this interview.
9:41 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on Creating Harsh Sounds to Amp Up Your Rock Songs.
 
 Friday, 12th July, 2019
10:48 am -  Shemekia Copeland talks about "I'm Not Like Everybody Else" in this interview (she covers the song on her album American Child).
 
 Wednesday, 10th July, 2019
11:39 am -  Ray is mentioned in this Rolling Stones concert review.
 
 Tuesday, 9th July, 2019
9:13 am -  Here's an article on Peggy Lee's version of "I Go To Sleep".
 
 Monday, 8th July, 2019
8:30 am -  There's an anecdote about Dave in this article on Fairport Convention.
8:27 am -  There’s a discussion on the Steve Hoffman forums about using "Waterloo Sunset" to adjust your stereo system.
 
 Sunday, 7th July, 2019
1:57 pm -  Here’s an article on Jim Jim Rodford on his birthday today.
 
 Friday, 5th July, 2019
8:30 am -  1980s Kinks tribute band Preservation will be reforming after 30 years for a reunion performance this Sunday, July 7th from 5pm-7pm, at the Tavern at the End of the World in Charlestown, Massachusetts (near Boston).
8:26 am -  Some of the Kast Off Kinks' September gigs (such as Bury St Edmunds) are being postponed due to Ian Gibbon undergoing an operation then. Best wishes to Ian for a speedy recovery.
 
 Thursday, 4th July, 2019
6:59 am -  "Oklahoma U.S.A." is included in this list of 50 Very Diverse Rock Songs About the U.S.
 
 Wednesday, 3rd July, 2019
9:44 am -  According to this article, Cate Le Bon and Jeff Tweedy covered "Strangers" at the 2019 Solid Sound Festival. Here is some audience video.
9:40 am -  The Kinks' 1977 appearance is included in this list of Rock's 60 Biggest 'Saturday Night Live' Moments.
 
 Monday, 1st July, 2019
4:32 pm -  The Yesterday TV Channel has been using "Sunny Afternoon" when advertising their afternoon programmes.
9:22 am -  "ADAAOTN" is mentioned in this article on the Doors' "Hello I Love You".
 
 Friday, 28th June, 2019
3:00 pm -  "The Road" is quoted in this article on big tech companies.
 
 Wednesday, 26th June, 2019
3:13 pm -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler from Black Sabbath.
8:41 am -  Here's an article about Dave's Flying V guitar going up for auction July 19th.
8:39 am -  According to this article you can enter to win tickets to see the Kast Off Kinks at the Exmouth Pavilion on 13 July.
 
 Tuesday, 25th June, 2019
8:59 am -  "Come Dancing" is included in this list of Ten Songs That Tell Good Stories.
 
 Monday, 24th June, 2019
11:24 am -  In another Glastonbury article (paywalled) from the Telegraph, Ray's 2010 concert there is mentioned.
9:05 am -  The Kinks are included in this article (paywalled) on artists who turned down gigs at Glastonbury.
9:05 am -  Here's an article about the Kinks concert promoted by John Wayne Gacy.
 
 Friday, 21st June, 2019
10:11 am -  Chris Kocher's radio show celebration of Ray's birthday is now archived online to listen to again.
9:05 am -  Happy 75th birthday to Ray!
 
 Thursday, 20th June, 2019
11:21 am -  Here's a Kinks Album Guide from Rolling Stone magazine.
9:07 am -  Here's a new article (in Spanish): Cinco canciones de The Kinks para celebrar la mùsica (y los 75 de Ray Davies).
 
 Monday, 17th June, 2019
9:26 am -  The family of Kinks fan Christine Malley, who passed away a few days ago, have announced the funeral arrangements: "A service will be held at Daldowie Crematorium on Tuesday 18th June 2019 at 1pm. Address Broom House, 17 Hamilton Rd, Uddingston, Glasgow G71 7RU. Following this refreshments will be provided at The New Charter, 498/502 Tollcross Rd, Glasgow G31 4XX. Please join us as we celebrate and give thanks for Christine’s life."
9:21 am -  Chris Kocher will be celebrating Ray's 75th birthday on his radio show this Wednesday: "We'll have song requests from around the world (The Kinks or Ray's solo work) from 7 to 10 p.m. EDT June 19. Call the studio during the show (607-777-2137), email me or post your request on the Facebook event page. I'll be joined in studio once again by Kirk Madsen, who served as Sir Ray's guitar tech and production manager on the road from 1990 to 1998. You can tune in around the world at www.whrwfm.org, plus it should be archived for later listening."
 
 Friday, 14th June, 2019
3:56 pm -  According to this post on the official Kinks Facebook page, you can buy a super deluxe VGPS box set signed by Dave here.
 
 Wednesday, 12th June, 2019
9:09 am -  Bartender Alberto Miranda names "You Really Got Me" as the "all-time best dive bar jukebox song" in this interview.
 
 Tuesday, 11th June, 2019
10:27 am -  "Supersonic Rocket Ship" is mentioned in this article about a fan of the Avengers: Endgame film.
 
 Monday, 10th June, 2019
9:07 am -  The French magazine Rock & Folk has a special issue dedicated to The Kinks, with 148 pages of interviews and album reviews (from 1964 to 2010), plus lots of photos.
 
 Friday, 7th June, 2019
1:51 pm -  "All Day And All Of The Night" is used in a new TV advert for British Telecom.
1:48 pm -  The Kinks and "Dedicated Follower Of Fashion" are mentioned in this article on Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
 
 Thursday, 6th June, 2019
9:30 am -  "See My Friends" is included in this article/playlist of Art Rock songs.
9:23 am -  According to this article, the band Muswell Hillbillies, which started off doing Kinks tribute shows, has their first-ever record (a 45 rpm vinyl single) of original songs.
 
 Wednesday, 5th June, 2019
11:14 am -  The Ben Crosland Quintet will be performing jazz versions of Kinks songs at the Tower Theatre in Shomcliffe, Folkestone, Kent tomorrow at 8pm.
 
 Monday, 3rd June, 2019
9:38 am -  Last weekend during the HSBC Word Rugby Series 7's competition, England had "YRGM" as the song played every time they crossed the try line, and the French team had "ADAAOTN".
9:23 am -  Alan of the Alan's Album Archives blog has put together all of his Kinks reviews ("23 studio albums in-depth, every Ray and Dave Davies solo set, every live album, most compilations, plus an essay, key influences, cover versions, landmark concerts, outside Kink productions and songs given away, books, DVDs, surviving TV clips and a few other bots and pieces") into a 840 page e-book, which you can get at any of the Amazon sites, including Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com.
9:18 am -  Henny (ex-The Kinky2) has uploaded a new clip, taken from the new "BUS 59"-album "WHY?": Summer's On Its Way.
 
 Friday, 31st May, 2019
1:26 pm -  Pete's Veritas books will be discussed tonight on the Waterloo Underground show on luxuriamusic.com. 6pm Eastern, 11pm London time.
9:13 am -  This article on Jimmy Page's session work mentions his work with the Kinks (rhythm guitar on album tracks).
 
 Thursday, 30th May, 2019
9:02 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on the late songwriter Ralph Murphy.
 
 Wednesday, 29th May, 2019
11:53 am -  The Jayhawks' Gary Louris talks about working with Ray in this interview.
 
 Tuesday, 28th May, 2019
12:21 pm -  This episode of the "Love That Album" podcast focuses on the Lola vs. Powerman album.
12:08 pm -  There will be a Ray Davies 75th birthday tribute show at the Resident in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 20th at 8pm.
11:43 am -  "Supersonic Rocket Ship" is mentioned in this article.
 
 Monday, 20th May, 2019
10:57 am -  Here's an article on "Lola".
10:53 am -  "Phenomenal Cat" is used in this article on the death of Grumpy Cat.
 
 Friday, 17th May, 2019
1:24 pm -  This article on Howard Stern mentions Green Day's cover of "Tired Of Waiting For You" on the soundtrack for Howard's 1997 film Private Parts.
11:12 am -  Here's an article on the Kinks' July 1, 1968 BBC session.
11:10 am -  YRGM is included in this list of Top 10 Greatest Guitar Solos Of The '60s.
 
 Thursday, 16th May, 2019
9:30 am -  According to this review of the film A Brother's Love (La femme de mon frère), Petula Clark's cover of "A Well Respected Man" ("Un jeune homme bien") is in the soundtrack.
 
 Monday, 13th May, 2019
11:25 am -  Graham Corbould will be playing "The KinKs aKoustiK, songs and stories of the Kinks" at The Clissold Arms in the Kinks Room on Friday, 24th May from 19:45. Free admission.
 
 Friday, 10th May, 2019
10:34 am -  Dave has some new hand printed silkscreens for sale on his DaveDaviesArt.com web site.
10:33 am -  Dave is mentioned in this article about the "Play It Loud" exhibit at the Met (in a paragraph about those who are notably missing from the exhibit).
10:30 am -  In this interview, actress Cobie Smulders says, "I listen to The Kinks a lot."
 
 Tuesday, 7th May, 2019
2:19 pm -  "Lola" was mentioned in this article about a wedding (the ring bearer was a dog named Lola, who walked down the aisle while the song played).
2:03 pm -  Here's a blog post on "Waterloo Sunset" (on the 52nd anniversary of its release).
 
 Monday, 6th May, 2019
9:04 am -  The Daily Mail has a couple recent photos of Ray.
9:03 am -  This review of a recent Haley Reinhart concert in San Francisco says she performed a cover of "Sunny Afternoon".
 
 Friday, 3rd May, 2019
10:51 am -  Dave's Flying V guitar is being exhibited at the Dallas International Guitar Festival this weekend.
9:05 am -  Here is some more info on the choral and orchestra performance of VGPS tonight at the Turner Sims Concert Hall at the University of Southampton.
9:04 am -  A photo of The Kinks is included in this obituary for photographer Doreen Spooner.
 
 Thursday, 2nd May, 2019
2:21 pm -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on The Small Faces.
11:08 am -  Ray and Americana are mentioned in this article on The Jayhawks.
9:24 am -  There's a paragraph on "Supersonic Rocket Ship" in this article on the Avengers: Endgame soundtrack.
 
 Wednesday, 1st May, 2019
9:32 am -  Some of you might be familiar with the band Wild Silk, who were thought to have recorded two Ray Davies songs called "Toymaker" and "Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday", because they were incorrectly attributed to Ray on the record labels. (The songs were actually written by Wild Silk band member Allan Davies.) If you like the songs anyway, you can find the stereo mixes on the 2017 CD Visions In A Plaster Sky: The Complete Recordings 1968-1969. The songs are correctly attributed to Allan Davies in the CD booklet liner notes, and there's a paragraph about the previous errors. There are also two different studio recordings of "Tired Of Waiting" (the Ray Davies song) -- previously unreleased, like most of the tracks on the CD.
 
 Tuesday, 30th April, 2019
9:04 am -  The "Everybody's Dummy" blog has a review of The Kink Kronikles compilation, and an updated VGPS review to include a few paragraphs about the 50th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition.
 
 Monday, 29th April, 2019
9:18 am -  Here's a review of the new album by the Ben Crosland Quintent, The Ray Davies Songbook Volume II. And here's a review of the album launch gig in London last week.
9:12 am -  A choral and orchestra arrangement of VGPS will be performed at the Turner Sims Concert Hall in Southampton this Friday, 3 May, at 8pm.
 
 Friday, 26th April, 2019
1:37 pm -  "Revenge" is mentioned in this article on the Jimmy Page single "She Just Satisfies".
 
 Thursday, 25th April, 2019
1:04 pm -  Ray and the Americana albums are mentioned in this interview with Gary Louris of the Jayhawks.
10:38 am -  VGPS is included in this list of the 25 best concept albums.
8:59 am -  Here's a review of Dave's Chicago City Winery show this past Sunday.
8:58 am -  According to this article, "Supersonic Rocket Ship" is used in the Avengers: Endgame film.
 
 Wednesday, 24th April, 2019
2:01 pm -  This Sunday's episode of the radio show "Only A Cover Song" will be "Kinks vs Beatles". It airs Sunday at 8am PDT/11am EDT on Beatlesarama.com. Afterwards, you can listen again at www.onlyacoversong.com or tunein.com.
 
 Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019
11:20 am -  "Village Green" is included in this article on Songs About Green, Arguably the Best Color.
 
 Saturday, 20th April, 2019
1:06 pm -  Muswell Hillbillies is mentioned in this article about the Archway Tavern (due to re-open after being closed for five years).
12:29 pm -  Here's another review of Dave's Cleveland show.
 
 Friday, 19th April, 2019
2:15 pm -  Here's a review of Dave's show in Cleveland yesterday.
2:10 pm -  Here's a preview article for Dave's show in Hobart, Indiana tomorrow.
 
 Tuesday, 16th April, 2019
9:04 am -  Here's a new interview with Dave/preview for his Cleveland show this week.
 
 Monday, 15th April, 2019
10:04 am -  According to this, Dave will have a Q&A and autograph session at Rough Trade in NYC on Saturday, April 27th at 2pm.
10:00 am -  Here's a review of both Our Country and Open Road.
 
 Friday, 12th April, 2019
11:19 am -  Here's another new interview with Dave/preview article for his NYC & NJ shows this weekend.
10:34 am -  You can listen again to a recent interview with Dave.
10:27 am -  Here's a preview article for Dave's Chicago-area shows.
10:24 am -  Here's a new interview with Dave/preview article for his Cleveland show next week.
 
 Thursday, 11th April, 2019
12:01 pm -  Here's an article about the 1965 NME poll winners concert, which took place 54 years ago today.
10:08 am -  An autobiographical comic book by artist Daniel Østvold has a couple pages on the creation of his Kinks sculpture for the 2013 Nordic Kinks Fan Konvention. You can order it here.
  
 
 Wednesday, 10th April, 2019
3:52 pm -  Here's an article about the start of Dave's tour.
1:58 pm -  You can listen again to a radio interview with Dave from yesterday.
 
 Tuesday, 9th April, 2019
11:10 am -  Here's a preview article for Dave's tour, which starts tonight in New Jersey.
11:09 am -  "Lola" is mentioned in this review of a performance of "The Taming of the Shrew".
9:06 am -  Here's an article about a "supergroup" concert where they covered YRGM.
 
 Monday, 8th April, 2019
9:36 am -  Here's a new interview with Dave.
9:31 am -  Slash mentions Dave and The Kinks in this interview.
9:30 am -  Ray is mentioned in this article (in the section about The Turtles).
9:13 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on Mott The Hoople.
9:12 am -  In this Billy Idol concert review, his cover of "I'm Not Like Everybody Else" is mentioned.
 
 Friday, 5th April, 2019
9:58 am -  You can listen again to part one of the WMBR interview with Dave from Tuesday this week.
9:54 am -  Here's an article about Dave's response to the Kinks not being included in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's "Play It Loud" exhibition.
9:35 am -  Here's another article about Dave's recent comments that a Kinks album may be in the works.
9:34 am -  The Kinks' "Mono Collection" vinyl box set is #97 in this list of 100 Recommended All-Analog LP Reissues Worth Owning.
9:31 am -  According to this article, the first album by ABC's "Rising Star" winner Jesse Kinch is titled I'm Not Like Everybody Else and features a cover of the Kinks song.
 
 Thursday, 4th April, 2019
11:15 am -  According to this article, Dave says that he and Ray have been working on "various unfinished archival Kinks tracks, as well as newer songs."
 
 Wednesday, 3rd April, 2019
3:09 pm -  Here's a full version of Billy Idol covering "I'm Not Like Everybody Else".
10:47 am -  According to this article, the band Ghost Light has been covering "Living On A Thin Line" in their live shows. In the video on that page, it starts around 01:18:00.
 
 Tuesday, 2nd April, 2019
9:34 am -  "Lola" is mentioned in this article on top European baby names.
9:32 am -  Ray is mentioned in this article on Bill Shanley.
9:13 am -  The Robert Redford movie from last year "The Old Man and the Gun" (and recently released in Germany as "Ein Gauner & Gentleman") uses "Lola" in the soundtrack (the mono single version).
9:08 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article about Ollie's retail stores.
9:05 am -  Dave is mentioned in this article on a new "British Invasion" of New Jersey.
 
 Thursday, 28th March, 2019
1:04 pm -  Dave was interviewed today by Ken Dashow on Q104.3 in NYC.
 
 Tuesday, 26th March, 2019
11:23 am -  A couple more articles on Dave's Flying V going up for auction here and here.
 
 Monday, 25th March, 2019
1:09 pm -  Here's a review of Dave's autobiography Kink.
9:28 am -  Iggy Pop mentions the Kinks as an influence in this article about his punk documentary.
 
 Friday, 22nd March, 2019
1:47 pm -  According to this article, the current owner of Dave's Flying V guitar is putting it up for auction in July.
11:20 am -  Ray and Dave are mentioned in this article on Oasis.
 
 Tuesday, 19th March, 2019
6:04 pm -  Airing on BBC2 tomorrow at 8pm: "Great British Menu:food inspired by the Kinks music, amongst others."
9:05 am -  One For The Road is included in this list of Rock's Top 100 Live Albums.
9:04 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this Porsche article. (The author would be listening to The Kinks while driving a Porsche.)
 
 Monday, 18th March, 2019
1:03 pm -  A 30-minute Kinks documentary recently aired on Sky Arts, as an episode of their Music Icons series. It will re-air tomorrow at 7:40pm, and Wednesday at 4:30pm.
12:58 pm -  According to this article, Chrissie Hynde's upcoming album Valve Bone Woe will have a track written by Ray on it. (It's not know if it's a new song or a cover of an old song.)
9:25 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article about British creative industries.
 
 Friday, 15th March, 2019
11:20 am -  Here's another preview aritcle for Dave's tour.
11:19 am -  Ray and Dave are included in this article on 25 sets of siblings in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
 
 Thursday, 14th March, 2019
11:21 am -  Some articles on Dave's tour next month here and here. Both articles link to a short promotional video by Dave for the tour.
 
 Tuesday, 12th March, 2019
11:17 am -  "Lola" is included in this article on the women that inspired some of rock 'n' rolls greatest songs.
9:09 am -  Here's a recent interview with Dave, from the Rock Legends Cruise last month.
9:05 am -  Here's a preview article for Dave's upcoming Red Bank, New Jersey concert.
9:04 am -  "This Time Tomorrow" is included in this Daylight Savings Time playlist.
 
 Friday, 8th March, 2019
5:43 pm -  On the official Kinks Facebook page, you can enter to win a 7" vinyl test pressing.
9:19 am -  According to articles here and here, Billy Idol has been covering "I'm Not Like Everybody Else" in his recent acoustic concerts. Some snippets of it here and here.
 
 Thursday, 7th March, 2019
12:45 pm -  The Kinks tribute band Kinks' Cosmos have some upcoming gigs in Germany the next couple of months.
 
 Wednesday, 6th March, 2019
9:17 am -  "Picture Book" is used in a TV commercial for the Google Pixel phone, and is in heavy rotation in Japan.
 
 Tuesday, 5th March, 2019
10:04 am -  Ray and the Kinks are mentioned in this article on Why Music Can't Be Beat as a Shaper of Identity.
9:24 am -  Here's an article about the all-Kinks radio show Waterloo Underground, which airs every Friday at 5pm Eastern time/3pm Pacific time on LuxuriaMusic.com.
9:12 am -  Willie Nile gives the Kinks a shout-out on the track Rock 'N' Roll Sister from his latest album Children Of Paradise. He's also been quoted as saying The Kinks influenced his "Rich and Broken" off The Innocent Ones.
 
 Monday, 4th March, 2019
8:56 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on Beto O'Rourke.
 
 Thursday, 28th February, 2019
9:55 am -  Ray is mentioned in this article about Tom Robinson.
 
 Tuesday, 26th February, 2019
10:17 am -  Here's an article about Dave and his little green amp.
9:06 am -  Here's a review of the Wild Honey Orchestra Kinks tribute concert.
 
 Monday, 25th February, 2019
12:19 pm -  You can watch the entire Kinks tribute concert by The Village Green last Friday on Facebook or listen to it on Soundcloud.
12:05 pm -  Several videos from Saturday's Wild Honey Orchestra performance of VGPS are on YouTube.
10:25 am -  The Kinks' "Sunny Afternoon" and "Days" are included in this article on 15 rock classics improved by Nicky Hopkins.
 
 Saturday, 23rd February, 2019
8:07 am -  Here’s a Variety article about the Wild Honey Orchestra VGPS concert tonight.
 
 Friday, 22nd February, 2019
10:34 am -  Here's a new interview with Dave.
9:00 am -  The Wild Honey Orchestra will perform the VGPS album ("and more") tomorrow at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California. Proceeds benefit the Autism Think Tank.
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8:49 am -  This article on Peter Tork compares "Your Auntie Grizelda" to the Kinks' "Wicked Annabella".
 
 Thursday, 21st February, 2019
10:33 am -  The Village Green - A Tribute to The Kinks - Act 2 is tomorrow, 8pm - 11pm PST at Michael's On Main in Soquel, California. A benefit concert for "Guitars Not Guns Santa Cruz". Tickets available here.
9:03 am -  Jim Rodford is included in this article on rockers we've lost in 2018.
9:01 am -  Here's a new interview with Dave.
8:56 am -  Åke Banksell has a web page with scans of all his Kinks singles, EPs and album covers.


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