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Up to date as of February 02, 2010
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Founded: 1963

Headquarters: London, UK

Website Link(s): Fan Site

Contents

Label(s)

Genre(s)

RIYL

Band Members

  • Ray Davies
  • Dave Davies
  • Mick Avory
  • Pete Quaife
  • John Dalton
  • Andy Pyle
  • Jim Rodford
  • John Gosling
  • Gordon Edwards
  • Ian Gibbons
  • Bob Henrit

Includes Members of

  • The Roulettes
  • Argent
  • The Cents
  • English Assassins
  • Life
  • Mark Four
  • Maple Oak
  • Unit 4 + 2
  • The Rolling Stones

Band Biography

The Kinks were one of the most important bands of the British Invasion, and one of the bands who both stayed together and stayed relevant for the longest time. Their early singles were very influential, featuring some of the first use of distorted guitar, played through a slashed amplifier, although as they went on, they developed a more pastoral and quintessentially English sound, which was still popular on both sides of the Atlantic, though less so as they had been, after being banned from the US for a while at the peak of their career. Later, they changed into a harder rocking Arena-Rock type band, though they still featured a lot of the same themes in songwriting. After many squabbles, they finally broke up in 1996, though Ray Davies and Dave Davies have both released solo material.

Discography

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Albums

  • The Kinks (Released in the US as You Really Got Me)
  • Kinda Kinks
  • The Kink Kontroversy
  • Face To Face
  • Something Else By The Kinks
  • The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society
  • Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire)
  • Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround, Part One
  • Muswell Hillbillies
  • Everybody's In Show-Biz
  • The Great Lost Kinks Album
  • Preservation Act 1
  • Preservation Act 2
  • Soap Opera
  • Schoolboys In Disgrace
  • Sleepwalker
  • Misfits
  • Low Budget
  • Give The People What They Want
  • State of Confusion
  • Word of Mouth
  • Think Visual
  • UK Jive
  • Phobia
  • Live At Kelvin Hall
  • The Kink Kronikles
  • One for the Road
  • Come Dancing With The Kinks
  • Live: The Road
  • Lost And Found (1986-1989)
  • To The Bone

EPs

  • The Days

Singles

Appears On

Compilations

Soundtracks

Mix CDs

  • Dub Club: Aila's Dub Club Mix
  • Dub Club: Aila's Dub Club Xmas
  • Flashback: The Nostalgic Hits of 2005 (Aila's Dub Club Best of 2005 Mix)
  • Dub Club Matt Auxilliary: KITTY!!!
  • Happy Birthday Dad
  • Aila's Mp3 Of The Week
  • Dub Club: Mike - Animals
  • Dub Club: Aila - The Radio Is Broken
  • Dub Club: Aila - Rarities Schmarities

Radio Shows

  • Chris Morris Music Show Episode 15: Another hour of dangerously anarchic comedy

Further Reading


This article uses material from the "Kinks, The" article on the Music wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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