Tag Archives: the kinks

But Remember the Kids Who Got Nothin’

Ray and Dave Davies try to spread a little equity (and violence) in this classic Christmas single. Bonus: Dave pulls off two sweet solos for the price of one as the Ray channels their poor kid/punk ire. As I have … Continue reading

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Loosely Tight

The above photo is of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards at the infamous Villa Nellcote Villefranche sur-Mer-été during the recording sessions for the album Exile on Main Street. I just finished Robert Greenfield’s “Ain’t it Time We Said Goodbye” which … Continue reading

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Still Not Like Everybody Else

I’m in a pissy mood today for various reason. Maybe you’ll get my Letterman wrap-up tomorrow…or maybe you won’t. I’ve got work to get on with today, my foot is paining me and my right hip echoes its concerns, I … Continue reading

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Anthems, Part I.

I think I’ll do a theme week for you to chew on while I hack out a new chapter. This is the Kinks “I’m Not Like Everybody Else”. On this live version (from the out-of-print To The Bone) Ray Davies … Continue reading

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An Omen! OMG!

Well this was just a little strange. As some of you know, Carjo and I are considering making some change in venue. This morning I was switching CDs in the car and one of the disc I popped in was … Continue reading

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Why Jann Wenner is a douchenozzle (Part the Second)

Too much Beatles for one thing. You seriously are going to tell me that Please Please Me should be on the list in front of half a dozen worthy Kinks and Who albums. Get freaking real. And limit it to … Continue reading

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We named the dog Indiana!

I’m starting to get a little hyped for the new Indiana Jones movie. Ebert just gave it a thumbs up and said it was fun: “I can say that if you liked the other Indiana Jones movies, you will like … Continue reading

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