In memory of Kinks fan Mike Kraus
- Obituary written by Tom Kitts
- Eulogy delivered by Gary Boelhower at the funeral
- Jerry Burns' reflections on Mike Kraus
- The funeral program (in PDF format)
- A "set list" of music played at the funeral
Scholarly papers and essays
- Two Walters: Perennial Themes in the Songs of Ray Davies by Jim Mello. Presented at the April 1998 joint conference of the Popular Culture and American Culture Associations in Orlando, Florida.
- Autobiography and the Representation of the Self - X-Ray by Darren Schroeder, 2000.
- Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround by Alex DiBlasi, 2008.
- Muswell Hillbillies by Alex DiBlasi, 2008.
- 40th Anniversary of The Village Green Preservation Society by Mark Wegman, Nov. 2008.
- Brothers by Amanda Lust, Oct. 2008. (The essay won a creative writing award at her college.)
- "What Are We Living For?" - The Poverty Of "Dead End Street" by Alex DiBlasi, 2009.
- Ray Davies' Vision Of America by Alex DiBlasi, 2009. Presented at the Popular Culture Association Conference in New Orleans, April 2009.
- Alex DiBlasi's lecture on Preservation, given at a ThePublicSchool.org class in NYC on 4 May 2013
Mark Teehan's comprehensive papers on the charting of Kinks songs
- The Charting Saga of "A Well Respected Man": An Under-Ranked, Under-Rated Kinks Classic by Mark Teehan, May 2011.
- "You Really Got Me": A Complete Charting Odyssey—How The Kinks Blew The Doors Off the British Invasion Against Fierce Competition And Scored Their First U.S. Hit by Mark Teehan, May 2016.
- "All Day And All Of The Night": A Comprehensive Charting Saga—How The KINKS Developed Their Second Follow-Up Single And Stormed The Local American Radio Station Surveys And National Charts by Mark Teehan, July 2020.
- "Tired Of Waiting For You"—How The Kinks Reinvented Themselves And Battled For Commercial Success: A Complete Analysis Of The Single's Charting In The UK And The U.S.A. by Mark Teehan, October 2020.
- The KINKS At A Pivotal Crossroads In The Spring Of 1965: The Changing Pop Musical Landscape And The Group's Situation As It Affected The Selection, Recording, And Charting Of "Set Me Free" In The UK And The U.S.A.—A Detailed Charting Analysis by Mark Teehan, version 2.0, October 2021.
- Statement of Explanation for version 2.0.
- Addendum: Corrections to Version 2.0 of the "Set Me Free" Article, page 14.
- Against All Odds: The Kinks Make Another Run On The U.S. Charts In The Summer of '65 With The Underrated Gem, "Who'll Be The Next In Line" — A Complete Analysis Of Its U.S. Charting by Mark Teehan, April 2022.
- The Kinks' Master Local Survey Chart by Mark Teehan, May 2022.
- American Metropolitan Enterprises of New York, Inc., Jay Boy Music Corp., Piccadilly Music Corp., and Edward Kassner Music Co., Ltd., Plantiffs-Appellants, v. Warner Bros. Records, Inc., Defendant-Appellee.
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