News & Rumors
(you decide which is which)


 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.
 
 Wednesday, 20th February, 2019
9:03 am -  According to this article, "Picture Book" is featured in the first episode of the Netflix show "Umbrella Academy".
 
 Monday, 18th February, 2019
11:09 am -  Ray and The Kinks have a feature and photo in the March issue of The Beat magazine (print edition, out March 6). Fans can get a free sample copy of The Beat by emailing david@beat-magazine.co.uk.
11:01 am -  According to this article, Kinks music is included in the British Invasion tribute show "Across the Pond".
10:54 am -  According to this review, some Kinks music is included in the musical "My Very Own British Invasion" (inspired by Peter Noone).
10:50 am -  The Kinks are included in this article on rock bands with at least 2 family members.
 
 Friday, 15th February, 2019
1:50 pm -  Happy 75th birthday Mick Avory!
10:58 am -  You can contribute to a Nicky Hopkins Scholarship for students attending the Royal Academy of Music.
 
 Wednesday, 13th February, 2019
10:28 am -  The Kinks are mention in this article in a paragraph about David Bowie's Pinups album being released as a picture disc on Record Store Day.
10:26 am -  Here's another article on the Wild Honey Orchestra performance of VGPS, coming up next week.
 
 Tuesday, 12th February, 2019
4:17 pm -  Paste magazine has a new article on VGPS.
11:21 am -  "Waterloo Sunset" is mentioned in this article about the band HalfNoise.
 
 Monday, 11th February, 2019
9:41 am -  The Kinks are mentioned (a couple of times) in this article on Van Halen's first album.
9:38 am -  According to this article, Kinks songs are included in a performance of music from Wes Anderson films at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre in NYC this Saturday. More info here.
 
 Saturday, 9th February, 2019
10:47 am -  Here's an article about director Edgar Wright wanting to do a Kinks biopic.
10:45 am -  A quote from Dave is included in this article on co-stars and colleagues remembering actor Albert Finney.
 
 Friday, 8th February, 2019
3:44 pm -  On the official Kinks Facebook page today is an offer for free Kinks pins (while supplies last).
1:14 pm -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on Rod Stewart.
9:09 am -  Here's an article about Ray flying back to London to change "Coca Cola" to "cherry cola" in "Lola".
 
 Thursday, 7th February, 2019
1:18 pm -  One or more Kinks songs are featured in a musical written & produced locally here in Rochester, New York, called "Hitmakers: The British are Coming!". The show runs until Feb. 17th, and tickets are available here.
10:10 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on a short history of punk.
 
 Tuesday, 5th February, 2019
9:31 am -  Here's the poster for the Wild Honey Orchestra performance of the VGPS album on Feb. 23, 2019.
 
 Monday, 4th February, 2019
11:11 am -  Dave is included in this article on Feb. 3rd birthdays.
11:10 am -  Kinks stops are included in this London Rock 'n' Roll History Tour. (If you're going to London, don't forget about Jim & Geoff's Big Black Smoke site, with directions for self-guided Kinks tours.)
11:05 am -  The Kinks' first album is included in this article on the best albums from the 1960s.
11:02 am -  The Kinks are included in this article on the Rushmore soundtrack.
 
 Sunday, 3rd February, 2019
7:12 am -  Happy 72nd birthday to Dave Davies!
 
 Friday, 1st February, 2019
4:18 pm -  Henny (ex-"The Kinky2") has uploaded the title track of the New "BUS 59" - Album "WHY?" on YouTube.
4:16 pm -  "Last Of The Steam Powered Trains" is mentioned in this article on the Flying Scotsman.
4:11 pm -  In this review of the Young Veins' Take A Vacation album, some songs are compared to The Kinks and Ray.
4:04 pm -  The 2017 Rolls Royce Wraith that was "inspired by Ray" is for sale. (There are several photos of it.)
 
 Wednesday, 30th January, 2019
1:56 pm -  Here's a good-quality video of The Kinks on Beat Club from 1972 (against a blue screen, without added video effects).
 
 Tuesday, 29th January, 2019
3:19 pm -  Here's a preview article for the Kast Off Kinks' gig in Horsham, West Sussex in February.
10:11 am -  Here's an article about Bob Dylan was not an influence on Ray.
9:52 am -  The Kinks are mentioned (and included in the playlist) in this post on listen to the sounds of summer.
 
 Monday, 28th January, 2019
9:13 am -  Here's a post on "Days" from the Immortal Jukebox blog.
 
 Friday, 25th January, 2019
2:35 pm -  The Kinks are included in this article on 10 bands that included siblings at war.
1:57 pm -  In the new special issue of Uncut, Ultimate Record Collection: The 1960s, there's a page of Kinks album cover images on page 64, and an interview with Shel Talmy on the last page.
8:55 am -  Def Leppard's cover of "Waterloo Sunset" is mentioned in this article on 10 Underappreciated Covers Albums.
 
 Thursday, 24th January, 2019
10:35 am -  Dave's 2002 gig at the Union Bar in Athens, Ohio is mentioned in this article about a documentary on the bar.
 
 Wednesday, 23rd January, 2019
9:19 am -  Here's some footage of The Kinks at the La Fête De l'Humanité in Paris, France on 7 September 1974.
 
 Monday, 21st January, 2019
11:37 am -  Here's an article about Ray being featured on a song on Bill Shanley's new album.
8:31 am -  There was a new interview with Ray in Saturday's Times (paywalled).
 
 Friday, 18th January, 2019
11:18 am -  Here's a new interview with Dave.
9:03 am -  You can listen to Graceville (I'll Take You There), a track off of Bill Shanley's new album, featuring lyrics and vocals by Ray. Get the album Midnight Mission from Amazon.co.uk or most download/streaming sites.
8:53 am -  Ray and the Americana albums are mentioned in this article on The Jayhawks.
 
 Thursday, 17th January, 2019
9:21 am -  Bob Henrit is mentioned in this piece on Brexit.
9:13 am -  The "Echoes Of A World" documentary on VGPS is currently on YouTube (for now?), with Dutch subtitles.
 
 Wednesday, 16th January, 2019
9:36 am -  Here's a Song Facts page on "Johnny Thunder". (They also have pages for other songs by The Kinks.)
 
 Tuesday, 15th January, 2019
11:43 am -  Here's an article on the Cars' Elliot Easton performing at the Wild Honey Orchestra VGPS concert next month.
9:35 am -  Here's another "Sopranos" list. This one includes both "Living On A Thin Line" and "I'm Not Like Everybody Else": The 20 Best 'Sopranos' Musical Moments.
 
 Sunday, 13th January, 2019
4:39 pm -  The Kinks are the subject of today’s Jumble.
 
 Friday, 11th January, 2019
10:40 am -  Here’s an article on Ray.
10:36 am -  Dave is included in this list of musicians who have alliterative names.
10:33 am -  Henny Stahli (formerly of The Kinky?) and his band BUS 59 have a new CD called "WHY?" Check out this video for a special New Year’s song and snippets of 4 four songs from the new album. The cd "WHY?" is available on Spotify, I-Tunes, Deezer etc.
 
 Thursday, 10th January, 2019
1:25 pm -  "Days", "Picture Book" and Ray are mentioned in this article on Deerhunter.
1:22 pm -  "Living On A Thin Line" is mentioned in this article on the 10 greatest episodes of The Sopranos.
 
 Wednesday, 9th January, 2019
4:54 pm -  Ray is mentioned in this article on Ronnie Wood and painting.
 
 Tuesday, 8th January, 2019
12:27 pm -  Here's an old audio interview with Ray. "In The Studio for Sleepwalker, Misfits and Low Budget."
 
 Monday, 7th January, 2019
3:37 pm -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on the passing of Hollies bassist Eric Haydock.
9:19 am -  The VGPS documentary "Echoes Of A World" will be shown on Belgium TV this Thursday, Jan. 10th on the Canvas channel at 23:35.
 
 Friday, 4th January, 2019
4:32 pm -  Ray is included in this today in rock history article for 2004.
11:03 am -  "Hello, I Love You"/"ADAAOTN" are mentioned in this article on 27 hit songs that were allegedly stolen from other songs.
9:13 am -  Kinks reunion talk is the subject of this 2018 in Review article.
 
 Thursday, 3rd January, 2019
9:28 am -  "Nothin' In The World Can Stop Me Worryin' 'Bout That Girl" is mentioned in this article on the Rushmore soundtrack.
 
 Tuesday, 1st January, 2019
7:18 am -  Jim Rodford is included in this article on bass players we lost in 2018.
7:14 am -  Jim Rodford is included in this article on musicians we lost in 2018.
7:11 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on the music of 1968.
 
 Monday, 31st December, 2018
1:23 pm -  Our Country is included in this article on the best albums of 2018.
1:20 pm -  Artists pick their favorite Kinks songs in this article.
 
 Saturday, 29th December, 2018
7:36 am -  The VGPS anniversary release is included in this article on the best box sets of 2018.
7:23 am -  The Kinks are included in this article on Coachella 2019: 5 bands we want the festival to reunite for its 20th year.
 
 Wednesday, 26th December, 2018
11:52 am -  Dave's Decade album is included in this list of top ten albums of the year.
 
 Tuesday, 25th December, 2018
7:27 am -  The Kinks are included in this article on musicians banned from playing in certain countries.
7:24 am -  Dave talks about "Father Christmas" in this article.
7:20 am -  "Father Christmas" is included in this list of Christmas songs that "sound appropriate until you listen to the lyrics".
 
 Thursday, 20th December, 2018
9:53 am -  "Days" is mentioned in this article on the loss of a pet.
 
 Tuesday, 18th December, 2018
1:46 pm -  You can win an autographed lyrics sheet at the official Kinks Facebook page.
 
 Monday, 17th December, 2018
9:30 am -  Dave wrote an obituary for Dolores O'Riordan. There are some articles about it, including this one.
 
 Friday, 14th December, 2018
4:56 pm -  You can watch the Basil Brush footage that was show on the BBC this morning here.
9:51 am -  An interview with Dave about "YRGM" will be broadcast on BBC Radio Lancashire on 27 December.
9:30 am -  Next Tuesday, a 1965 Kinks session will be broadcast on BBC Radio 6 Music.
9:28 am -  Here's an 8-minute "Behind The Song" podcast on "Father Christmas".
9:23 am -  About 30 seconds of the Kinks doing "Days" on the Basil Brush Show from 1968 was aired on BBC1 "Breakfast" this morning, in a segment on the "Missing Believed Wiped" event at the BFI tomorrow. There's a photo here.
9:20 am -  The Kinda Kinky holiday concert is mentioned in this article on Twin Cities concerts of the week. (It's at 7pm tonight at the Minneapolis Eagles Club.)
9:15 am -  The VGPS 50th anniversary release is in this 'mix picks' article.
9:15 am -  "Father Christmas" is included in this article on offbeat Christmas tunes.
 
 Thursday, 13th December, 2018
10:45 am -  Here's an article about the Wild Honey Orchestra VGPS tribute concert in LA on Feb. 23rd.
 
 Wednesday, 12th December, 2018
3:15 pm -  "Do It Again" was played during a clip of previous Manchester United games in the Champions League, during coverage of tonight's match vs. Valencia.
11:00 am -  Ray and the Kinks are mentioned in this interview with The Struts.
 
 Tuesday, 11th December, 2018
9:02 am -  Here's a blog post on Our Country.
 
 Monday, 10th December, 2018
9:44 am -  "YRGM" is included in this playlist for Pete Shelley.
9:43 am -  Angela Merkel's party did a video tribute on her, set to the song "Days".
9:41 am -  "Father Christmas" is included in this playlist of alternative holiday songs.
9:37 am -  Pat Travers mentions Dave in this Rick Derringer video (at around 05:00).
9:32 am -  "Superman" is mentioned in this article on when rock stars go disco.
9:28 am -  "Father Christmas" is included in this list of quirky Christmas songs.
9:26 am -  Here's more of Ray's VGPS commentary.
 
 Friday, 7th December, 2018
11:42 am -  Here is today's commentary on VGPS from Ray.
11:41 am -  Here's a review of Arthur.
11:37 am -  Ronnie Spector's cover of "Tired Of Waiting" is mentioned in this interview with her.
9:30 am -  Steven Van Zandt mentions the Kinks (three times!) in this interview.
 
 Thursday, 6th December, 2018
12:57 pm -  Here's the Facebook event for the Wild Honey performance. There's a possibility of special guest performers. Here's a tweet from Howard Kaylan that hints to that.
12:42 pm -  The Wild Honey Orchestra will be performing the VGPS album at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale, California on Saturday, Feb. 23rd 2019. Ticket pre-sale starts tomorrow at noon PST, and on sale to the general public Monday, Dec. 10, at noon PST. Proceeds benefit the Autism Think Tank.
12:32 pm -  Here is today's VGPS commentary from Ray.
9:08 am -  Here's a David Bowie graphic biography page, where he meets Ray.
9:02 am -  "Father Christmas" is mentioned in this Gigs as Gift Guide.
9:00 am -  In this article about the Fillmore West, there's an image of an ad for the Kinks' 1970 show there.
8:57 am -  Here's an article on "YRGM".
 
 Wednesday, 5th December, 2018
11:39 am -  "Big Sky" is included in this article on Yo La Tengo's best covers.
11:38 am -  The Kinda Kinky holiday concert is included in this list of "16 ways for Minnesotans to make this the best holiday ever."
11:36 am -  Here's today's VGPS commentary by Ray.
 
 Tuesday, 4th December, 2018
9:08 am -  Here's a recent photo of Dave in London.
9:07 am -  More commentary from Ray on VGPS.
 
 Monday, 3rd December, 2018
10:35 am -  Here's a review of the VGPS anniversary release.
10:27 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article on guitarist Phil Keaggy, who opened for them with his band Glass Harp in the early '70s.
10:22 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article about the TV show "The Durrells in Corfu".
10:19 am -  More of Ray's VGPS commentary from Magnet magazine here, here, and here.
10:18 am -  Here's some more video from the Clissold Arms a week ago. And here's another video from the Dome.
10:16 am -  "Waterloo Sunset" is mentioned in this review of the film "Love, Simon".
 
 Friday, 30th November, 2018
12:48 pm -  Ray and the Kast Off Kinks' performance of "Louie Louie" is the "Louie of the week " at LouieLouie.net.
12:46 pm -  Here's a review (in Dutch) of Dave's Decade album.
12:45 pm -  More of Ray's VGPS commentary from Magnet magazine.
9:56 am -  Australian '60s cover band The Substitutes will perform a Kinks tribute show on March 15th, 2019 at the Kastoria Music Club in North Coburg (Melbourne).
9:38 am -  Here's another article about Dave's "Web Of Time" video.
9:09 am -  The Kinks are mentioned in this article about The Who.
 
 Thursday, 29th November, 2018
2:01 pm -  More VGPS commentary from Ray here.
9:20 am -  There's a review of the VGPS anniversary release in the print edition (Dec. 2018 issue) of the German Rolling Stone magazine. They gave it 4.5 out of 5 stars.
9:18 am -  Here's another article on Dave's "Web Of Time" video. And another one here.
9:17 am -  Here's an article on the "Father Christmas"/"Prince Of The Punks" single.
9:15 am -  VGPS is included in this article on 2018 box sets.
9:15 am -  Some more photos of Ray at the Dome here and here. And a couple videos here and here.
 
 Wednesday, 28th November, 2018
3:03 pm -  Dave has a new video for his song "Web Of Time" from the Decade album. Here's an article about the video, and here's the video on YouTube.
12:44 pm -  Here's a review of the VGPS anniversary release.
10:52 am -  Ray is mentioned in this article.
9:52 am -  Some commentary on VGPS that Ray did for Magnet magazine nine years ago. And another one here.
9:48 am -  Here's another video of Ray at the Clissold Arms this past weekend, and a photo of him at the Boston Arms Dome.
 
 Tuesday, 27th November, 2018
10:52 am -  Here's another photo of Ray at the OKFC konvention on Sunday. And here's a video.
 
 Monday, 26th November, 2018
11:57 am -  Some photos of Ray at the Official Kinks Fan Club meeting at the Dome yesterday here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. And here's a video.
11:54 am -  Ray showed up to the fan sing-along at the Clissold Arms on Saturday. There are some photos here, here, and here. And here's a video.
11:47 am -  Here's another article on the VGPS 50th anniversary.
11:22 am -  Here's an article on Ray and Dave's sister Rose, her husband Arthur, and their son Terry. The article has quotes from Dave and Terry, and photos of the family.
10:58 am -  The VGPS documentary "Echo Of A World" (recently shown on Sky Arts) will be shown on Dutch TV on Thursday, January 31st, 2019.
10:56 am -  According to this tweet, a radio show celebrating the work of Ray will air at 4pm UK time today on the Suzy Wilde show on Radio Caroline.
10:54 am -  This article on Candy Darling mentions The Kinks and "Lola".
10:50 am -  Our Country is included in this article on the best classic rock albums of 2018.
10:49 am -  Here's an article on the Ray MacVay Sound's single "Kinda Kinky"/"Kinkdom Kome".
10:46 am -  "Living On A Thin Line" is mentioned in this article on "The Sopranos".
10:45 am -  Save 25% on all items at the official Kinks merchandise store, using the code "BLACKFRIDAY25".
10:38 am -  Here's an article about The Kinks' three concerts at the Liseberg amusement park in Gothenburg, Sweden in the 1960s.
10:35 am -  This article ranks the songs on VGPS.
10:29 am -  Here's a review of the VGPS box set.
10:28 am -  According to this review, "Waterloo Sunset" was included in "The Choir of Man" show at the Kennedy Center.
 
 Wednesday, 21st November, 2018
1:08 pm -  "Thanksgiving Day" is in this Thanksgiving article and playlist.
9:15 am -  Here's another article on VGPS going gold.


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