Dave Davies of The Kinks Interview Show Part One It began in 1964 with a rudimentary r&b and garage sound peppered with the harder rock and indelible riffs of songs like "You Really Got Me." Killer guitarist Dave Davies accompanied his brilliant songwriting brother Ray, and the two were a volatile twosome, whose public quarrels are legendary and have continued almost to this day. They graduated to the highly melodic provincial theme explorations in albums like "The Kinks Present Are the Village Green Preservation Society," along the way cutting the classic songs "Waterloo Sunset" and "Sunny Afternoon," as well as many more exquisite numbers. Then came "Lola" and a series of mid-'70s concept albums, followed by a late '70s-early '80s big arena sound that brought them to their commercial heights, with hits like "A Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy" and "Come Dancing". Their breakup in 1996 foreshadowed a series of solo albums, and we've been waiting for a reunion since. This is Part One of two shows, thanks to the wealth of Kinks musical goodness.
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